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World Records (No.13) – Eddie Quigley to Preston North End  

This week’s world transfer record segment looks back at the move of Eddie Quigley to Preston North End. Ever since the introduction of professionalism in football by the English FA in 1885, there have been 43 world transfer records. Over the next few months, Karl Graham will be bringing us up to date with the history behind every single record. …

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Liverpool Boss: Committed To Giving Youth A Chance

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has spoken of his commitment to giving youth a chance, as he looks to building Liverpool’s future. Brendan Rodgers has reaffirmed his commitment to bringing young players through at Anfield, in an interview published in The Liverpool Echo. The Irishman claimed that despite the massive summer spending spree which netted ten new players the club affords youngsters the best opportunity …

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Liverpool Boss Criticises England Setup For Injury To Star Player

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has taken to the press to criticise the England set up for the injury to his striker Daniel Sturridge, while he has also spoken of his commitment to giving youth a chance. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has taken a swipe at the English management for neglecting the welfare of their star player, Daniel Sturridge, in an interview with …

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Chelsea Boss Winds Up Pep Guardiola

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho couldn’t resist the temptation to have a dig at Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola during last week’s football managers’ meeting at UEFA’s headquarters, according to Spanish media outlet El Confidencial.  The two had a bitter rivalry when the Portugese was Real Madrid boss and Guardiola managed Barcelona. In response to the Spanard’s idea that the grass on football pitches should be limited …

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Rumours: Superstar May Go To Chelsea

Rumours continue to do the rounds that Cristiano Ronaldo may end up back in the Premier League, and Chelsea are reportedly in the hunt to land him. Stories have persisted in recent weeks that superstar Cristiano Ronaldo could be in line for a sensational move back to the Premier League next summer. It is difficult to know what to make …

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Arsenal New Boy Eager To Impress In Favoured Role

Arsenal’s deadline day signing Danny Welbeck is eager to show his worth in his favored position as a striker and, with Oliver Giroud out through injury, he is expected to start against Manchester City. In an interview with the Guardian, Welbeck explained that he is confident of his ability as a central striker. A lack of goals for Manchester United could be …

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Arsenal Star Set To Return In October, Says He Will Be Quicker

Theo Walcott has vowed to return quicker and stronger and the winger has admitted that the fitness work he has been doing will benefit the 25-year-old’s already frightening pace upon an expected October return. Walcott spoke to the Guardian about his rehab and explained that he expects to be even quicker upon his return which is expected to be in …

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Controversy Around Manchester United’s Summer Star Continues

The fallout from Marcos Rojo’s transfer to Manchester United continues with the selling club, Sporting Lisbon, and Doyen, the management company that owned 75% of his rights, at loggerheads over the move. The controversy surrounding the transfer of Argentine centre back Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United rumbles on with the Portuguese club’s president Bruno de Carvalho criticising the …

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Ex-Manchester United Coach: Van Gaal Only Concerned With Short-Term

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Former Manchester United coach Mike Phelan has claimed that Louis Van Gaal is looking for short term solutions to push the Red Devils back up to the top four. Manchester United have sold a number of players this summer including academy graduate Danny Welbeck, while fellow academy graduate Tom Cleverley has left on loan. Many former Manchester United players and …

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Blind Set To Fill Manchester United Defensive Midfield Role

Manchester United’s new £14 million signing Daley Blind will play his football in a defensive midfield role at the club, according to former boss Frank de Boer and could be set to make his Premier League bow in his favoured position. Ajax boss de Boer spoke to ITV about the talented 24-year-old, who is noted for his versatility. “He [Blind] …

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Five League Of Ireland Players Who Should Get A Call Up

Inspired by an article on how ignorance towards the League of Ireland when choosing players for Ireland’s international side is wrong, Rob Lyons explores the possibility of today’s crop of players making it into the current Irish international set up. Here are five players who could make the step up to international football. 1. Richie Towell – Dundalk Known as much …

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Scotland’s ‘Mini Messi’ In Champions League Squad

Young Scottish sensation Ryan Gauld, who has been dubbed Scotland’s ‘Mini Messi’, admits he is shocked after being included in Sporting Lisbon’s Champions League Squad. The 18-year-old has only just moved to Portugal this summer and while he has primarily featured for Sporting’s B side, he has now recieved a major boost as he is included in the Champions League …

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TBT: European Championships – 6 Memorable Moments

Following the start of qualification for Euro 2016, this week’s Throwback Thursday looks back at some of the most memorable events of previous European Championships. While the tournament may not hold as much glamour and draw as a World Cup, it is much loved throughout Europe and has provided a lifetime of memorable moments. Karl Graham discusses. #6 Denmark win …

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West Ham Still On Striker Trail

West Ham have signed heavily in forward areas following their goalscoring struggles last term, but they’re not finished yet. The East London club were apparently looking to sign Stuttgart striker Vedad Ibisevic during the summer and the striker has alluded to the fact that he may be on the way to London as soon as January, according to Sky Sports. The 30-year-old made …

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Chelsea Look To Sign Spanish Starlet

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is in the race to sign Valencia’s exciting 21-year-old striker while Spanish giants Real Madrid are trying to close the door on any attempt to bring superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to Stamford Bridge. Premier League rivals Chelsea and Arsenal are set to do battle for Spanish wunderkid Paco Alcacer, according to The Express. The Valencia man was targeted by the mighty …

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Possible Loan Move For Manchester United Midfielder

Juan Mata could be on his way out of Manchester United with Juventus apparently interested in taking the Spaniard out on loan in January. Mata looks to be the midfield player who will need to make way in order for United’s wage bill to become a bit healthier, according to The Mirror. Signing six new players including Radamel Falcao, Angel …

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Liverpool Defender Off To Real Madrid?

Glen Johnson’s time with Liverpool may be drawing to a close with a Real Madrid move on the horizon, meanwhile the man brought in to replace him, Javier Manquillo, seems to be settling in well at Anfield. Right full-back Glen Johnson could be nearing the exit door at Anfield with Real Madrid as a possible destination according to The Star. The defender, who …

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Jack Grealish – Unjustified Hype?

The question of whether Jack Grealish will declare for England or the Republic of Ireland has been the focus of much attention in recent weeks. Brian Barry gives us his thoughts on the issue. Following the decision by Aston Villa not to send 19 year-old Jack Grealish out on loan, speculation that the England camp will come calling has arisen. …

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