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Manchester United Manager’s Situation Now Similar To Benitez At Chelsea

With Manchester United now subdued to the Europa League after the disappointing defeat to Wolfsburg on Tuesday night, manager Louis van Gaal has arguably been the most talked about man in football this week, for all the wrong reasons. His first real attempt at playing expressive, forward-minded football showed just what happens when United let their hair down but leave …

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Leicester Aren’t Lucky, They’re Lethal

Fans in other countries might have to rub their eyes in disbelief when they see Leicester City on top of the Premier League in December, but everyone concerned with English football can see they are not just a flash in the pan. As dominant as Chelsea were last season, Leicester City are only four points off the tally the champions …

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Confirmed Teamsheets: Leicester City Vs Manchester United Lineups

Manchester United take on Leicester City at the King Power stadium in a top of the table Premier League clash this evening. Want to know how you can follow Leicester v #mufc? Check out our video… https://t.co/jaryJI7Cha — Manchester United (@ManUtd) November 28, 2015 There are a number of interesting subplots to today’s top two clash. Jamie Vardy heads into …

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Louis van Gaal’s Pre-Leicester Match Press Conference

It’s a top of the table clash as Louis van Gaal’s side travel to the King Power Stadium to attempt to stop the rampant Jamie Vardy. The Dutchman is all too aware of the threat that the sensational striker poses, having scored in ten games in a row. “He was already last year a very nasty player for us,” LVG said, …

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Real Madrid’s Premier League Forward Target Is Literally Unbelievable

No, we’re not messing about, it’s being reported today that Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy is a potential target for Spanish giants Real Madrid.  This incredible rumour comes from Fichajes.net, who claim that Los Blancos are looking to bring in some competition for striker Karim Benzema and Vardy could be the right fit. Despite the Sheffield native having scored ten goals in …

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Video: Jack Grealish Opens Scoring For Aston Villa With Screamer

Leicester City and Aston Villa were locked at nil all until the 39th minute, when a corner was sent into the Leicester penalty area. The ball ricocheted around the box before falling out to Jack Grealish. Rather than shooting with power, the 20 year-old deftly wrapped his right foot around the ball, curling it into the net beyond the goalkeeper. It was …

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Premier League Transfer Window Report Cards – Part 1

So the window is finally over, four weeks later than it should be according to pretty much every manager in the league, but what power do they have, eh? So, in dedication to those back in school this week, it’s thoroughly fitting to give each team their summer report card for dealings done, or not done. AFC Bournemouth: Grade A- It’s …

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Liverpool Striker Offered Up To Two Premier League Rivals

Reports emerging today claim that Liverpool are ready to offer up striker Fabio Borini to Aston Villa and Leicester following three years of little or no action.  The Sun on Sunday write today that Villa or the Foxes could keep the Italian in the Premier League. Such a move would come after the 24-year-old struggled to make any impression at …

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Claudio Ranieri: The Wrong Man At The Right Time

It took Nigel Pearson an exhausting amount of time to get Leicester promoted. At times, it looked likely that the Foxes would remain in the Championship until Gary Lineker decided to come out of retirement to help his boyhood team out of the Second Division. Play-off heartache against Watford, where they were a penalty kick away from progressing to a …

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Pants & Penalty Decisions: Top 10 Manager Quotes From 2014/15

Pants and penalty decisions are all discussed in Sky Sports’ brilliant top 10 football manager quotes from the 2014/15 season.  This year has see many a media storm, once more, due to managers voicing their opinions on contentious topics. It’s not just issues which have gotten managers in a huff that feature however, Sky have also included some moments of hilarity such as Burnley’s ‘title …

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They Can’t All Play You’ll Never Walk Alone – What The Entrance Songs of Relegation Threatened Clubs Tell Us About Their Survival Chances

Desperate times call for desperate measures. In the relegation battle form goes out the window, every game is a cup final. Blah blah blah you know the platitudes. Let’s get serious here, what’s a relegation run-in without an analyse of entrance songs?  “I walked out into that cauldron and heard that singing and saw that passion. The hairs on my arms were …

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Five Thoughts From The Weekend’s Premier League Action

Here we discuss five thoughts from the weekend’s Premier League action, including Chelsea’s hugely important win over Manchester United. 5. City Now Dead Set For Champions League After today’s victory over West Ham, Manchester City are now nailed on to compete in next season’s Champions League. They are now just one point behind Manchester United, who are in third, and lead …

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5 Thoughts From Saturday’s Premier League Games

With a busy day of fixtures now concluded, we discuss five talking points resulting from today’s matches.  5. Are Tottenham Set For A Newcastle-esque Conclusion To The Season? Newcastle’s season has largely faded away in the last number of months, but are Spurs set for a similar finish to their campaign also? The aim for the White Hart Lane club every year …

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Graham Cummins Column: Nigel Pearson Deserves To Stay

Graham Cummins comes to the defence of Nigel Pearson and champions the case for promotion winning managers who expereince rough EPL starts. It seems in football nowadays that the worst achievement a manager can do, is to get his side promoted to the Premier League. Clubs seem to forget too quickly just how good a job their manager has done …

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