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Liverpool’s Henderson Gives Costa An Almighty Stare Down

Chelsea and Liverpool shared the spoils in their Capital One Cup semi-final on Tuesday night, which ended 1-1 with a replay set for next Tuesday the 27th of January. It should be a fiery affair next week with the clash between the players adding an extra dash of spice to Tuesday night’s game. Check out Henderson’s ice cool stare below which …

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Cambridge FA Cup Memory: Dublin Equalises Against Arsenal

Cambridge United are to take on Manchester United in one of the biggest games in their history when they face Louis van Gaal’s side in the FA Cup fourth round tomorrow night.  With this tie in mind, we’ve decided to look back at arguably one of the most prestigious games in the U’s 103-year history when they took on Arsenal …

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Leaked: Could This Be Manchester United’s Next Away Kit?

Here’s a look at one of Manchester United’s rumoured away kits for next season, according to rumours surfacing, particularly via Twitter. The Red Devils will wear the three-striped brand from next season on and this all-white number could be featuring around Premier League grounds from next autumn. First look! @ManUtd‘s next away strip – real or fake? http://t.co/O0Q30N4KYE pic.twitter.com/20obs0BA5V — Barclays …

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Tractor Boys Set To Go Top: Brighton vs Ipswich

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich Town travel to Brighton tonight in a game which pits the struggling Seagulls against the third-placed Tractor Boys. A hefty Irish international contingent are once again set to feature in McCarthy’s starting line-up as they aim to make it two wins in a row following their 3-1 win over Millwall. Another Irish addition in Paddy Kenny could take …

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Southampton’s Midfield Migraine

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has a job on his hands to now keep his soaring Saints from dropping out of their lofty nest near the top of the Premier League tree.  Injuries to two of his midfield mainstays, Victor Wanyama and Morgan Schneiderlein will make life difficult for the Saints’ immediate future as Koeman hopes to keep his fantastic side in a …

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The Irish Abroad – Daryl Murphy & Shane Dineen

Daryl Murphy of Ipswich Town and Shane Dineen, formerly of Leicester City caught up with David Pheasey to discuss some of the issues for footballers when moving away from home at such young age, such as homesickness and loneliness.  In recent years, Ireland has become a factory for producing young talented players, who move across to the UK to further their footballing development. …

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Austin & Manchester City Boss Are Top Men In December

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini and Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin have claimed the Barclays Awards for the month of December. Manuel Pellegrini has been named Barclays Manager of the Month for December after guiding his Manchester City side to five wins and a draw over the festive month. Pellgrini’s side scored 14 and conceded just four during a …

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Southampton’s Midfield Migraine

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has a job on his hands to now keep his soaring Saints from dropping out of their lofty nest near the top of the Premier League tree.  Injuries to two of his midfield mainstays, Victor Wanyama and Morgan Schneiderlein will make life difficult for the Saints’ immediate future as Koeman hopes to keep his fantastic side in a …

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Cardiff City Make Long-Awaited Return To Blue Strip

Cardiff City’s controversial owner Vincent Tan has finally decided to agree to the club’s reversal back to their traditional blue home strip, having changed it to red in 2012 for marketing purposes. The past two years have seen a club’s recent history disrupted with a ludicrous decision of reverting to a red kit, which the club described at the time as …

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Steven Gerrard – Time Waits For No Man

The die has been cast. Steven Gerrard will leave Liverpool and so begins the five month farewell.    As the title of this article suggests, the Liverpool captain has suddenly encountered that age old dilemma sports stars in they’re mid 30’s, feel will never arrive. To stick or twist. Reading passages from Roy Keane’s latest book, gave me an insight into what …

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Liverpool Game More Than Just A 3rd Round Tie For Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon have come a long way in the past 12 years. The fans rescued and reinstated a London footballing mainstay and have subsequently stewarded the club to their current position in League Two. The fall and subsequent resurrection of Wimbledon is, in many ways a footballing fairytale. The next step in this club’s unique and inspiring journey comes as a third round …

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The FA Cup: Five Possible Upsets This Weekend

It’s FA Cup third round weekend and here we look at five ties which could just possibly cause some upsets as plenty of non-league and lower league clubs still find themselves in the mix.  West Brom vs Gateshead  In a time of transition for West Brom this could be a tougher test than it first looks. Gateshead, currently 11th in the …

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Liverpool vs Leicester: Defence Still The Reds’ Weak Link

Liverpool overcame Swansea City 4-1 on Monday night but here Rob Lyons argues that this scoreline did not tell the whole story and once again the Reds’ defence comes into acute focus ahead of their clash with Leicester City.  At times against Swansea the organisation of Liverpool’s defence was abysmal and the frantic period at the beginning of the second half …

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Chelsea: Top On Christmas Day To Reflect Mid-May

Chelsea have been in outstanding form all season, top of the Premier League today and will likely top the table come mid-may also. Rob Lyons discusses why.  Not only do chelsea have many omens in their favour but they are also playing the best football at both ends of the pitch. So what are the omens? Only three teams in …

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Newcastle Can’t Afford Another Slide In Form

Having now lost three games in a row, including a defeat to bitter rivals Sunderland, Rob Lyons questions can Alan Pardew and Newcastle afford another slide in form? The Geordie’s expect results and often this season, this can be secondary in importance to the style of football Newcastle play, however should poor results and unattractive play coincide, such as Sunday’s historic …

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Cork City’s Gearóid Morrissey Signs For Cambridge United

Cork City’s Gearóid Morrissey’s future has finally – after much speculation – been confirmed. Morrissey will join the League Two side Cambridge United in January. Morrissey has come into his own in a Cork City jersey since the beginning of 2014 and played a pivotal role in Cork City’s successes in pushing Dundalk all the way for the Premier Division title. Manager …

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Graham Cummins Column: Diving Is An Art Form

In this week’s column Exeter City striker Graham Cummins defends diving in football, referring to it as a necessary evil. Diving is an art in football. Players risk receiving a booking from the referee and a fine by their club if caught. The art of diving is when a player does it to win a match. Turning slight contact into a …

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Match Preview: Everton vs QPR

Everton play host to QPR tonight at Goodison Park in what is surprisingly a clash near the lower reaches of the Premier League table. Few would have predicted Everton’s 2014/15 season plight, which sees them face Harry Redknapp’s up and down QPR side with just four points separating the teams. Everton have struggled of late, winning just one game in their last five. …

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