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Serie A: Week 22 Complete Re-Cap

A good weekend for Roma and Inter but a bad one for Inzaghi’s Milan. It’s the Serie A week 22 re-cap.    1. Roma back to winning ways. Roma ended their terrible run of four consecutive draws at the Stadio Sant’Ella on Sunday against a high flying Cagliari. Gianfranco Zola has produced a great brand of football and he would …

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Serie A: 5 Talking Points From Week 21

Ciarán Murphy gives you the 5 talking points from GW 21 of Serie A   1. Inter struggle at Sassuolo On Sunday afternoon Sassuolo jumped ahead of Inter to eight in the Serie A table after recording their first ever victory over the Nerrazurri. Twice in their last three meetings Inter had won 7-0 but at the Mapei Stadium it was …

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Manchester United Rumours: Powerhouse Midfielder On Radar

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 Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is keen to sign compatriot Kevin Strootman from Roma, meanwhile the reports linking  Nemanja Vidic with a move back to Old Trafford are now being dismissed as fiction. Manchester United fans will have to brace themselves again for a repeat  the ceaseless transfer rumours that ruined their summers’ in the run up to this …

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Serie A: 5 Talking Points From Week Twelve

After a busy week 12 in the Serie A, Ciarán Murphy looks at five talking points from the action in Italy’s top flight. 1. All square in the battle of Milan The big talking point this week in Serie A was the Milan derby. It was a tense affair at the San Siro with very little class on show, except …

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Serie A: 5 Talking Points So Far

Now midway through November, Ciarán Murphy discusses five talking points from the Serie A so far. 1. Conte? Allegri? It doesn’t matter for Juve Juve have moved on from Antonio Conte to Massimiliano Allegri with no ill-effects it would seem. Many thought that after the abrupt departure of Conte to manage the national team that Juve would struggle. Not so; …

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Are Roma Europe’s Next Super Club In Waiting?

AS Roma hold the unique title of being the only Serie A club under foreign ownership. Three years into the new owners’ tenure, they’re slowly turning the Roman outfit from perennial under-achievers into one of Europe’s top tier teams.  There’s nothing particularly novel about a club being owned by foreign investors. In England in fact it’s almost novel to not …

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Manchester United Consider Big Name Midfield Signing

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is considering a January move for Roma’s Kevin Strooman, with Real Madrid wantaway Sami Khedira another option. Louis van Gaal has been forthright in expressing his preference for Dutch players since taking the hot seat at Old Trafford, considering them to be the best value buys. He has already bagged compatriot Daley Blind and …

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Champions League Matchweek One: Top 5 Performers

The UEFA Champions League got underway this week and it has seen a number of spectacular performances by some of Europe’s most exciting players. Here are five players who stood out in match week one. _____ 5. Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich) The former Manchester City defender was impressive against his old club as he nullified the threat of Edin Dzeko …

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Predicting The Champions League Group Stages

The Champions League gets under way later on tonight and here Craig Farrell gives his predictions for each of the groups from A to H.  ______ Group A 1st: Juventus Juventus have started the season off strongly picking up two win from two in the Serie A without conceding a single goal. The Italian giants were given the perfect start …

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Liverpool’s 5 Best Champions League Nights At Anfield

On the eve of Liverpool’s return to Europe’s elite competition, Simon Bracken looks back on some of  the most memorable Champions League nights at Anfield. After a five year absence Liverpool are back in the European elite much to the delight of their supporters. A European night at Anfield holds a special allure for any football fan with the crowd often …

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Arsenal Striker Admits “Lack Of Confidence”

Arsenal’s Yaya Sanogo, the subject of the fans’ ire in recent weeks, has defended himself in the face of criticism, while the race to sign French youngster Adrien Rabiot is still very much on. Much maligned Aresnal striker Yaya Sanogo has defended himself in the face of mounting criticism from Gunners fans in an interview with French sports newspaper l’Equipe. The youngster, who excelled …

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Tottenham Still Looking For New Signings

 Tottenham Hotspur have been relatively quiet in the transfer window thus far with the club seemingly more  interested in slashing squad numbers than bringing in fresh talent. However there are one or two interesting names circulating as possible targets, and Spurs fans will be keen to see new boss Mauricio Pochettino make a move before the window closes. Roma are …

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Who Will Manchester United Sign To Strengthen Their Midfield?

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Midfield has been a problem area for years for Manchester United  and it seems that Louis Van Gaal may target a high profile signing. But who is most likely to play their football at the Theater of Dreams next year? Manchester United have signed two players in Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera and with decent options upfront with Robin Van …

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Things We Learned: Liverpool 0-1 Roma

A late Daniel Agger own goal was the only separation between Liverpool and Roma in a dull game at Boston’s Fenway Park. Brendan Rodgers named a side featuring most of his first time players that were exempt from World Cup action over the past month with Fabio Borini featuring from the start despite being in talks with Sunderland ahead of …

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Rudi Garcia Rescues Roma

Italian giants Roma have in recent years taken a back seat in the Serie A and haven’t finished in the top four since 2010. The three times champions haven’t won the league since 2001 and were looking like they were turning into a mid-table team considering their 6th and 7th place finishes in recent years. This led to changes in …

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