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Arsenal’s Joel Campbell Goes On Incredible Mazy Run For Costa Rica

Arsenal man Joel Campbell has given Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger something to think about following his loan spell last season at Villareal.  The 23-year-old had one moment of magic in particular during Costa Rica’s Gold Cup quarter-final tie, which has been blowing up since his country’s 1-0 loss to Mexico on Sunday night. Picking up the ball just inside the opposition’s …

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GIF: That Time Robben Performed 4 Celebrations vs Manchester United

One of the more popular GIFs that has surfaced on the interweb today has to be that of Arjen Robben and his four different celebrations in a Champions League tie against Manchester United back in the day.  Just to set the scene a little, it was the quarter-final of Europe’s biggest club competition and United were facing Bayern Munich at Old Trafford …

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BBC Report Benteke Will Have Liverpool Medical Within 48 Hours

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Having agreed a £32.5 million transfer with Aston Villa for striker Christian Benteke, Liverpool will now complete the 24-year-old’s medical ‘in the next 48 hours,’ according to the BBC.  This is set to be the second major departure from the Birmingham-based club in less than a week after Fabian Delph dramatically reversed his decision to stay at Villa and instead signed …

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For Delph, Greed Has Reared Its Ugly Head

In Kevin Keegan’s autobiography, there was a scintillating conversation between himself and Bill Shankly, with Liverpool set to sign him from Scunthorpe. It was 1977 and Shankly was in negotiations with Keegan about the wage he would be paid with . Shankly’s first offer was £45. The winger was visibly excited, but greed, what had been passed down through family, …

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Spurs Could Share Emirates With Arsenal During WHL Redevelopment

The phrase ‘keep your friends close, but your enemies closer’ comes to mind, as reports emerge that Arsenal – in an almost unthinkable situation – could share the Emirates while Tottenham’s White Hart Lane home is redeveloped.  This news has come after the Premier League’s executive chairman, Richard Scudamore, said that a move to MK Dons’ stadium for the most …

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WATCH: Man City’s Nasri Smashes Volley Past Helpless Melbourne Keeper

Manchester City got their pre-season tour off to a positive start with a thunderous volley from Samir Nasri making sure the Citizens beat Melbourne City 1-0.  The City Football Group-owned clubs played 86 minutes at close quarters but it was the midfield man who finally broke the deadlock after Yaya Toure had hit the bar and Melbourne’s Stefan Mauk inexplicably missed from …

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Three Premier League Youngsters To Look Out For Next Season

With the transfer market in full swing and clubs gearing up for another Premier League season which is sure to be filled with the same drama and thrills as the last, Darragh Birmingham has decided to take a look at five youngsters who could step up for their clubs this year. ______ Jordan Ibe (Liverpool): The Liverpool winger has been …

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The Manchester City Revolution Has Failed In Europe

Raheem Sterling’s British transfer record move from Liverpool to Manchester City ultimately came as no surprise when the £49 million move was announced on Tuesday, but Sterling will not be the answer to solving the Citizen’s Champions League conundrum. The Sheikh Mansour takeover of September 2009 revolutionised Manchester City, for better and for worse. The supporters’ reputation suffered immeasurably, as …

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WATCH: INCREDIBLE Golazo By Liverpool New Boy James Milner

James Milner has finally broken that long, long wait for his first Liverpool goal, and what a way to do it! Liverpool were playing Brisbane Roar in a pre-season friendly when Milner took a pass from Jordan Henderson, nutmegged the oncoming defender before deftly lifting the ball over the goalkeeper. The strike itself was slightly deflected but one can take …

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How Liverpool Could Line Up Next Season

Liverpool have met Christian Benteke’s £32.5 million release clause, according to the BBC, meaning a transfer is now imminent. There has been a mixed reaction on social media among the Liverpool fans, as some hoped to spend the Raheem Sterling cash on a big European name while others are excited about the prospect of Benteke as he has proven himself in the Premier …

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Agent Of Bayern Striker Claims Client Isn’t Even ‘Thinking’ About Man Utd Move

Bayern Munich frontman Robert Lewandowski now looks to have taken over the mantel of Manchester United’s top attacking target, just 24 hours after widespread reports claimed that Edinson Cavani was in fact Louis van Gaal’s preferred option. After just signing one of the German club’s all-time greats in Bastian Schweinsteiger however, the likelihood of another major cog in the club’s well-oiled …

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WATCH: Paderborn Player Scores Puskas-Worthy Volley From Centre Circle vs Bolton

In a pre-season friendly between German club Paderborn and Bolton Wanderers yesterday something special was produced when Marcel Ndjeng scored a spectacular volley for the German side from inside the centre circle.  With the game finely poised at 2-1 midway through the second half, the 33-year-old decided to smash a volley from midfield, which caught the keeper cold and almost knocked the referee …

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Chelsea Target Pedro Says Barcelona Have Had Offers For Him

Barcelona forward Pedro says that the Catalan club have had offers for him, as reported by Sky Sports.  “It’s true, we agreed to reduce the value of the buyout clause and it’s true there are offers,” Pedro said. “I don’t want to think about the future, I want to rest, remain calm, start pre-season on Wednesday with the squad and we …

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Raheem Sterling Now Faces A Whole New Type Of Pressure

Raheem Sterling is on the verge of a close to £49 million move to Manchester City from Liverpool and this transfer will now see an altogether different type of pressure exerted on the 20-year-old. Up to this point in his career Sterling has been the teen prodigy, moving on from QPR to steadily increase in reputation and as a footballer as …

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The One-Club Man Is Becoming Another Victim Of Modern Football

Simon O’Keeffe discusses how the era of the one-club man is quickly diminishing.  ______ 25 years is a long time. Iker Casillas joined Real Madrid in 1990 as a nine-year-old boy, utterly oblivious to the long, trophy-laden career that was to map out in front of him. As he tearfully said his (oddly low-key) goodbyes to this club, the only …

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VIDEO: Gerrard Wants Sterling To ‘Be A Man’ Surrounding Liverpool Contract Situation

Weeks and months have now passed since issues around Raheem Sterling’s contract surfaced, with an unsanctioned interview from Sterling and comments from the England international’s agent appearing to only help in enraging the Reds’ fan base. Recently transferred club legend Steven Gerrard has now had his say on the situation, when sitting down with Sky Sports recently. “I’m not happy with …

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