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Premier League Preview: Liverpool vs West Bromwich Albion

Liverpool are in desperate need of three points as they look to end their slump with a win over West Bromwich Albion at Anfield. Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion What had been a pretty lacklustre start to the season for Liverpool got worse with Wednesday night’s defeat to Basel. They now surprisingly find themselves below WBA going into this game, while looking …

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Premier League Preview: West Ham vs QPR

Sam Allardyce will be hoping his West Ham side can earn another valuable three points with a win over Harry Redknapp’s QPR. West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers A meeting of two teams with quite different outlooks on how their seasons have gone to date. The Hammers have bounced back well from an opening day defeat to Spurs, scoring in …

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Premier League Preview: Hull City vs Crystal Palace

There’s a full set of fixtures in the Premier League this weekend, before the Premier League takes a break for the international week. Gameweek Seven sees Crystal Palace travel to Hull to face Steve Bruce’s side. We’re expecting a tight encounter. Gavin Bergin discusses. Hull City vs Crystal Palace It’s been a tough start to the season for Steve Bruce’s men. …

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Premier League Preview: Chelsea vs Arsenal

Arsenal have a point to prove this weekend following last season’s 6-0 humiliation at the hands of Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side. Chelsea v Arsenal League leaders Chelsea have started the season in flying form. Five wins and a draw from their opening six matches sees them enjoy a three-point lead at the top. Indeed, they would have had a perfect …

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Premier League Preview: Leicester City vs Burnley

Burnley make the daunting trip to the King Power Stadium this weekend where they face a resilient Leicester City side that are unbeaten at home.  Leicester City v Burnley The Foxes came crashing back down to earth last week against Crystal Palace. Having had their praises sung by all and sundry following the victory over Manchester United, they couldn’t build on …

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Premier League Preview: Manchester United vs Everton

Manchester United will be looking to build on their nervy win over West Ham with another three points against an Everton side struggling to replicate last year’s success. Manchester United v Everton Having (just about) bounced back from the Leicester defeat with victory over West Ham last week, United now face three games without their captain. Usually a team’s fans would be disappointed …

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Liverpool Fan Focus: Lack of Flavour In Basel

Liverpool fan Stephen O’Leary laments another poor Liverpool performance and questions Steven Gerrard’s influence on the side. It’s a strange feeling this, having a vested interest in the midweek madness of the Champions League once again. It returned to Anfield two weeks ago with the visit of Ludogorets, but from the muted atmosphere in the stadium you might have mistaken …

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Football, Foreskins & the Führer: Hakoah Wien

Conor Heffernan takes us on a journey through one of the most incredible football stories in history; the story of Hakoah Wien FC. Is there a Jewish style of football? Once upon a time this question would have been answered with a definitive yes. From 1909 until 1938 Hakoah Vienna or Hakoah Wien were an Austrian football club famed for …

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Arsenal Striker Hints At Move Away

Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski has hinted that he may need to move away from the Gunners to secure first team football. The Germany international has been deployed in the  left midfield role for the Gunners in the past but has not featured regularly this season and admitted he may seek a move away if he continues to be left on …

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Roy Hodgson Includes Clyne and Shelvey In England Squad

Roy Hodgson has named his England squad with Nathaniel Clyne and Jonjo Shelvey among those called-up for the Three Lions. Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph retains his place but Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is not named in the squad due an injury occured on England duty a number of weeks ago. Nathaniel Clyne has been in sensational form at right …

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Manchester United Defender Demoted To England U21 Squad

England have announced their U21 Squad ahead of their play-off tie with Croatia and have included Manchester United defender Luke Shaw, who will now not be part of England’s senior squad. The £30m Manchester United left back was part of Roy Hodgsons’s World Cup squad but will now drop down to the England U21 squad whcih includes Arsenal’s Callum Chambers …

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Chelsea: Terry Defends Champions League Celebration

John Terry, the combative Chelsea centre half, has admitted his devastation at Chelsea’s failure to bag silverware last season and predicts brighter times ahead, he also defended his celebrations after the 2012 Champions League final. Chelsea stalwart John Terry has been speaking to the press in advance of this weekend’s game against Arsenal. In a wide ranging interview published in …

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Newcastle Star Open To Arsenal Move

Cheik Tiote has revealed that he would be ‘open’ to a move to Arsenal as he is apparently ‘keen’ on a move away from the North East, according to the Independent. This is not the first time that talks of a move for Tiote to the Gunners has arisen, with constant rumours that he would go to Arsenal during the summer transfer …

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Video: Managers React To Arsenal’s Win Over Galatasary

Arsenal came away with a 4-1 win over Galatasaray last night in their second Champions League group game of the season. Danny Welbeck scored a hat-trick for his new club while Alexis Sanchez got the other goal which puts Arsenal into second place in group D. Below both managers, Arsene Wenger and Cesare Prandelli give their verdicts following the game …

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Liverpool Midfielder Ruled Out For A ‘Couple Of Months’

Liverpool midfielder Suso has revealed that he will be out of action for a couple of months due to groin surgery. The Spaniard confirmed the news on his Instagram page. The following text accompanied his post: “Hellow everyone. Just to tell you I’ll be out of the team for a couple of months with a surgery operation next week coz …

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Liverpool News: Barca Star Will Play In England Next Year

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has revealed that he plans to play his football in England next season, sparking rumours of a move to Liverpool. The Brazil international has decided that this will be his last season at Camp Nou and plans to ply his trade in the Premier League next season. The full-back had been linked with a move away …

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Liverpool Striker Set For Huge Pay Rise

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge  is on the verge of committing his long-term future to the club and should receive a huge pay rise. England striker Sturridge has been a revelation since his arrival from Chelsea in January 2013, bagging 36 goals in 52 games in the famous red jersey and was sorely missed during Liverpool’s defeat to Basel in the Champions League …

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Liverpool Bad Boy Balotelli In Trouble Again

Mario Balotelli is in trouble again following his refusal to acknowledge the Liverpool fans after the Champions League loss to Basel. It seems Mario Balotelli has landed himself in hot water again, thanks to an ill-advised snub of the travelling Liverpool support after last night’s shambolic defeat in the Champions League. Manager Brendan Rodgers had asked his players to acknowledge the fans …

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