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Hull City V Leicester City: Confirmed Lineups, Ahmed Musa Starts

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as players celebrate the season champions after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Champions Leicester City begin the defence of their Premier League crown against Hull City in the season opener this afternoon. Today’s fixture at the KC Stadium is arguably the perfect way for the Foxes to open their season, such is the level of disarray their opponents find themselves in. Still without a permanent manager since Steve Bruce left at the …

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Hull City Approach Chelsea Legend About Vacant Manager Job [Sky Italy]

WATFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 2: Manager of Watford Gianfranco Zola looks on prior to kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Leicester City at Vicarage Road on November 2, 2013 in Watford, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Hull City’s search for a new manager has led them to Chelsea great Gianfranco Zola, according to Sky Sports Italy this morning. Gazzetta Dello Sport had reported this morning that Zola was on a four-man shortlist to replace departed manager Steve Bruce, with Roberto Martínez, Chris Coleman and former USA boss Bob Bradley also under consideration by the Premier League …

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New Premier League Home Kits Ranked: Part One (20-11)

Chelsea Home Kit 2

Gone are the days when a Premier League side might use the same kit for more than one year. In the modern era, lucrative commercial manufacturing deals mean that the release of two, possibly even three, new kits has become the norm. While there is something remarkably disheartening about that, it does mean that we have twenty new home kits this year …

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Steve Bruce Explains Why He Left Hull In Open Letter To Fans

HULL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 17: Steve Bruce of Hull City looks on during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off semi final second leg match between Hull City and Derby County at KC Stadium on May 17, 2016 in Derby, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Steve Bruce shocked Hull City fans last week when he announced his immediate resignation. Although he had been in the running to succeed Roy Hodgson as England manager, the general assumption was that once that job went to Sam Allardyce, Bruce would simply carry on his pre-season preparation at the KC Stadium. However, with less than three weeks to go …

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Steve Bruce Resigns As Hull City Manager [Report]

BRISTOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Hull City Manager Steve Bruce during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Hull City at Ashton Gate on November 21, 2015 in Bristol, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Reports on Friday afternoon have alleged that Steve Bruce has left his position as Hull City manager. The reports are, as yet, unconfirmed but reports in the English media have suggested that the 55-year-old has departed the KC Stadium with only three weeks to go until the beginning of the new Premier League season. BREAKING NEWS: Steve Bruce has left …

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Ireland Hero Robbie Brady Set For £12m Premier League Move

Robbie Brady of Ireland during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E group stage match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at the Stade de France on june 13, 2016 in Paris, France.(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Following his heroics for Republic of Ireland at Euro 2016, it was inevitable that Robbie Brady would attract some attention from clubs. The versatile midfielder started the tournament at left back for Ireland, but was drafted into midfield as Jonathan Walters struggled with injury. It turned out to be something of a masterstroke from manager Martin O’Neill as the 24 …

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Next Season’s Premier League Fixture List Has Reportedly Been Leaked

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Manager Claudio Ranieri (L) and Marc Albrighton (R) of Leicester City the Premier League Trophy as players and staffs celebrate the season champion after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Championship winners Burnley are set for a baptism of fire next season as they open their Premier League campaign against José Mourinho’s Manchester United. The list has apparently been leaked online, more than a week before its official release date of June 15th. The two other promoted sides, namely Middlesbrough and Hull, have considerably easier opening fixtures – with the …

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Burnley Clinch Promotion To The Premier League

PRESTON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 22: Andre Gray of Burnley celebrates with Matthew Lowton after the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Burnley at Deepdale on April 22, 2016 in Preston, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The first of three promotion places from the Championship to the Premier League has been decided as Burnley today became the 19th side to go straight back up having been relegated the previous season. The failure of rivals Middlesbrough and Brighton to win at the weekend meant that Sean Dyche’s side could achieve promotion with a win against Queens Park …

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Ian Wright Slams ‘Wenger Out’ Banner Fan On Twitter

SINGAPORE - JUNE 20: Former English football player, Ian Wright attends a media interview at a football clinic with students from designated charities and local Singapore schools during the Sands for Singapore event at the Skating Rink at The Shoppes Marina Bay Sands on June 20, 2013 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

The atmosphere around Arsenal has been somewhat awkward recently, what with their loss of ground in the title race and almost certain elimination in the Champions League to be confirmed by Barcelona next week. As such, a 4-0 win against Hull that has seen the Gunners in strong contention to retain the FA Cup for a third successive year should, …

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Arsenal: Experienced Premier League Boss Backs Under Pressure Wenger

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Arsene Wenger Manager of Arsenal keeps his eye on the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium on March 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger has been Arsenal manager for longer than this writer’s been alive. The Frenchman has won Premier League titles, FA Cups, and his side have consistently featured in the Champions League. His illustrious career at Arsenal is something that managers everywhere are envious of, as he is the longest serving manager in the English league pyramid, by ten years (by sixteen in …

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Staring Into The Abyss – PL Managers Facing The Drop

The final few weeks of the season can heap untold pressure on a manager, especially those chasing the holy grail of the 40 points mark. Here we look at the managers facing the drop and the probability of them being able to keep their side up.  With the title wrapped up and with just three games to go it is the …

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The Greatest, Most Expletive, Fan Rant Of All Time?

Of course he’s a Newcastle fan. Which other club could cause such anger in any person right now? Warning: viewer discretion is advised there’s an awful lot of swearing!  We say greatest, but in truth, it’s pretty disheartening. One can’t help but sympathise (unless you’re a Sunderland fan) and through the barrage of expletives, some solid points are made. The …

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5 Possible PL/League 1 Matches In The Championship 15/16

Three Premier League teams will leave fans bitterly disappointed at the prospect of travelling to what are now League One opposition in next year’s Championship. On the flip side of that coin, three very happy League One clubs are going to be mixing against players who’ve plied their trade in the Premier League. The question is, what top flight and …

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