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Jonas Gutiérrez: A Modern Toon For Newcastle United

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Jonas Gutierrez of Newcastle United warms up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St James' Park on February 28, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

In July 2008, Newcastle United signed Jonas Gutiérrez. The Argentine international would go on to play 187 times for the club. Despite relegation from the Premier League in 2009, Gutiérrez decided to remain on Tyneside and help in the quest for promotion. His dedication to the cause endeared him to the Toon army and cult status was assured. It was …

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The 8 Most Horrific Injuries Suffered In The Premier League Era

Warning: This one is not for the squeamish… Back on 7th February in their fixture against Manchester United, Chelsea’s centre back Kurt Zouma treated us all to the sight of him hyper-extending his right knee. The resulting diagnosis was a damaged ACL. For those of you who missed it, here’s what it looked like. Legs aren’t supposed to bend that …

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Leeds United: The ‘What-Might-Have-Been’ XI

Tom O’Connor ponders what Leeds United would now look like if they had held onto their biggest stars.   On May 8th 2001 Leeds United played Valencia in the Champion’s League semi finals. Fourteen years later they are a mid table Championship team existing in a sea of turbulence off the pitch. On the field, major restructuring needs to take …

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Cork City Tie Down Alan Smith & Josh O’Shea

Josh O’Shea and goalkeeper Alan Smith have both been confirmed as the latest additions to John Caulfield’s Cork City side.  O’Shea re-signs for the club having joined the Leesiders last summer. The pacey midfielder made most of his appearances on the wing last year, providing crosses and an outlet for his teammates, however O’Shea told corkcityfc.ie that he now hopes …

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Cristiano Ronaldo & This Week In Online Punditry

As the biggest stars in world football descend on Brazil, Dylan White takes a look at some of the points that have been getting the top pundits talking. In a week that’s seen every player in football worth his salt linked with a move to Old Trafford, Diego Costa passing a medical at Chelsea and a number of World Cup …

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