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Arsenal 4-1 Liverpool: The One-Minute Lowdown

Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal were deserved victors today as they utterly outclassed Liverpool at the Emirates. Goals from Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud were the difference as the Gunners won out 4-1.  Analysis Arsenal started the brighter, although Liverpool fashioned the best early chances of the game with Raheem Sterling going close on a number of occasions. The Gunners found their …

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Why Harry Kane & Manchester United Would Be A Perfect Fit

Although Harry Kane fervently says he wants to stay at Tottenham, here we look at some of the factors as to why Kane should consider a move to the north-west. Firstly, Kane couldn’t join the club at a better time as regards having a mentor like Wayne Rooney at his side. The England and United captain would be the ideal man for Kane …

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Premier League Heroes: Liverpool’s Dirk Kuyt

Dirk Kuyt arrived at Anfield in 2006 after proving he was a prolific goalscorer at Feyenoord, scoring 71 goals in 101 league appearances. At Liverpool, Kuyt turned out to not be as prolific with his goalscoring but instead Liverpool had invested in a player with an unrivalled work ethic and an ability to score important goals in big games, which …

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Premier League POTY Winners 2010-’14: Where Are They Now?

With the Premier League season heading slowly towards its conclusion, we begin to think about who this year’s Player of the Season could be. It is a difficult and thought-laden decision, which will ultimately divide opinion across the globe. However, we’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane and see what the previous five winners have gone on to do since winning …

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What’s Stopping English Players From Playing Abroad?

Although the Premier League is flooded with English talent, there is a distinct lack of Englishmen frequenting Europe’s other top leagues. Here we try to figure out why this may be. An infographic created by whoscored.com shows just how big the gulf is in England’s finest playing in their domestic league as apposed to Europe’s other footballing powerhouses. There are several …

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Steven Gerrard – Five Moments Of Madness

After his controversial sending off in the Liverpool vs Man United game, we take a look at five moments of madness from Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard. Silly Steven. In what was his last Liverpool v Manchester United game, Gerrard was sent off just 38 seconds after his half time introduction. Jamie Carragher called it “a moment of madness” but as many pointed out, …

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Premier League Preview – Week 30

The race for the top four hots up even further as we preview this weekends games in the Premier League.  The headline clash this weekend sees fourth placed Manchester United travel to Anfield to take on bitter rivals Liverpool who are just two points off a Champions League spot. You can find our prediction for the top four here. With no English …

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The Greatest Irish XI To Play In The Premier League

It’s Paddy’s Day. We’re wearing our green socks, singing ditties and doing a bit of a jig in the office. We got the cans of Guinness out this morning and given the day in question, we started shouting at each other about the greatest Irish players ever to play in the Premier League.  So, after much debate (and just a …

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Cummins Column: Has Mediocrity Been Accepted At Man Utd?

Sitting fourth in the table, ten points adrift of leaders Chelsea having played a game more, Pundit Arena columnist and Exeter City striker Graham Cummins ponders, has mediocrity been accepted at Manchester United? Yes, there have been improvements from last season and at the moment they do currently occupy a place in the top four, which was the club’s target …

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Jordan Henderson – Heir To The Throne?

Heir apparent to Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool kingdom. Jordan Henderson is very much watching the throne. The Sunderland born midfielder arrived at Anfield in the summer of 2011 for a fee believed to be in the region of £20 million. For a relatively unknown player, this was questioned by the Liverpool faithful. In his debut season, Henderson went on to make …

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Would This GAA XI Succeed In The Premier League?

Here at Pundit Arena HQ, we’ve come up with a team of GAA stars, both hurlers and footballers, that we think would make it in the Premier League. During the 1980s Kevin Moran combined a career in soccer at Manchester United with his career as a Dublin footballer. Nowadays that is impossible, but we’ve created a team that we think …

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The Title Race Is Very Much Alive As City Hammer Newcastle

There’s still a long way to go but Chelsea’s draw with Burnley and Manchester City’s comprehensive victory over Newcastle United has combined to make it an intriguing title race once more with just a five-point gap now between the two sides.   This writer could have discussed some individual performances for Manchester City today but it was nigh on impossible to pick …

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Palace 1-2 Arsenal: The Uncelebrated Side Of Santi Cazorla

The reality of Santi Cazorla’s talent is that the Arsenal boss could easily play him at full-back or as a forward, however it was his ability in midfield which set him apart for this writer today as Arsenal just squeezed past Crystal Palace.  Palace pressed so well in the first half it was quite surprising to see Arsenal 2-0 up after 45 minutes …

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5 Talking Points From Bradford’s 2-0 Win Over Sunderland

Yet another FA Cup upset was caused by League One’s Bradford City, this time against Sunderland, as Phil Parkinson’s men dispatched of Premier League opposition for the second time this year. Here are some of the main talking points from today’s fifth round tie. 5. The pitch The surface today at Valley Parade certainly wasn’t conducive to attractive football. Sunderland struggled …

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English Football: Winter Sun Is Not For Everyone

With the majority of major football leagues across Europe taking a break over the festive period, Jerome Glavin takes a look at how it could be affecting English sides’ performances. England is the only country in Europe’s top five divisions that does not take a winter break. Italy, Spain and France all have breaks lasting at least two weeks. In …

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5 Talking Points From Newcastle vs Stoke City

A lively ending to a largely dull game at St. James’ Park is the only way to describe Newcastle’s 1-1 draw with Stoke City this afternoon. Here are five of ther major talking points from today’s mid-table encounter. 5. Steven Nzonzi’s performance Nzonzi barely put a foot wrong for Stoke in the middle today. His calmness on the ball is …

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West Ham’s Injury Crisis Points To A Manchester United Win

West Ham United have some major injury worries to contend with as they look to reignite their European dreams against Manchester United today. Defenders James Collins and Winston Reid are definitely out, giving Manchester United the initiative as they aim to make it three wins in a row. It’s not only his defence which Sam Allardyce must worry about heading into …

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5 Talking Points From Aston Villa’s Defeat To Chelsea

Chelsea easily overcame the threat of Aston Villa this afternoon as they now take a seven-point advantage at the top of the Premier League table into their next round of fixtures.  Here, Rob Lyons discusses five major talking points arising from today’s clash at Villa Park. 5. Chelsea’s midfield pressure Chelsea were happy to see Villa have the ball around …

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