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Garry Monk Issues Rallying Cry As Leeds United Chase Playoff Date

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 07: Garry Monk manager of Leeds United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Leeds United at Craven Cottage on March 7, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Leeds United were a Premier League club the last time Arsenal and Arsene Wenger lifted the Premier League trophy, thirteen years ago. While Arsenal supporters demand changes at the Emirates this summer in order to be realistic challengers for the title next season, Leeds supporters are hoping they too can look forward to a new challenge next season and take …

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Former Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson Dies After Being Tasered By Police

19 Dec 1993: Dalian Atkinson of Aston Villa sits on the pitch during a match. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/Allsport

Former Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson died in the early hours of this morning after being tasered by police, it has been confirmed. At around 1.30am this morning, police in Shropshire were called to a house due to “concerns for the safety of an individual.” A taser had to be used once police had arrived, and despite medical treatment, Atkinson was pronounced dead …

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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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Listen: Rep. Of Ireland Winger On Why He Had To Leave Everton

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 14: A defeated Aiden McGeady of the Republic of Ireland applauds the crowd after the EURO 2016 Group D Qualifier match between Scotland and Republic of Ireland at Celtic Park on November 14, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Aiden McGeady has spoken out about his decision to leave Everton on loan to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday during the January transfer window. McGeady has been limited to a solitary appearance for Roberto Martínez’s side this season – 45 minutes of a 5-3 victory at Barnsley way back in August – but will now be hoping to get his season back on …

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Superb Le Tissier-esque Goal From Marco Matias Vs Leeds United

Goal of the week/month/season. The Sheffield Wednesday forward grabbed the first goal in a one all draw with Leeds United in the Championship with a stunning effort in the 37th minute. It’s arguably the best goal that the Yorkshire derby has ever seen. Matias, who signed a four-year deal with the club last month, flicked the ball over oncoming Leeds defender Liam Cooper with his right, …

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Owls U-18 Recreates Maradona Goal From 1986 World Cup

Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United went head to head in an under-18 game recently, with Matt Penney of the Owls stealing the show with a recreation of one of the most famous World Cup goals ever by Diego Maradona. Here’s Maradona’s goal from the 1986 World Cup, which still is considered one of the greatest goals of all time. Now check out how Sheffield …

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Premier League Heroes: Paolo Di Canio

This week Sarah Fitzpatrick looks back on the career of controversial Italian forward Paolo di Canio. Paolo Di Canio was one of those players who seemed to always be mentioned in the headlines after football games and it could either be for his crazy antics or for moments of complete genius. From pushing over a referee to stopping play due …

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World Transfer Records No.15 – John Sewell to Sheffield Wednesday

As we continue to count down the world transfer records since the introduction of the professional game, Karl Graham takes us back to 1951 and John Sewell’s transfer from Notts County to Sheffield Wednesday.  Ever since the introduction of professionalism in football by the English FA in 1885, there have been 43 world transfer records. Over the next few months, Karl …

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Forgotten Friday – Royston Drenthe

The closing of the current transfer window was dominated by Radamel Falcao’s move to Manchester United and Danny Welbeck’s move to Arsenal. But one lesser move was the inspiration behind this week’s Forgotten Friday. This week’s Forgotten Friday is former Dutch prodigy Royston Drenthe. Less than ten years ago Drenthe was seen as one of European football’s most prestigious talents. …

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Sky Bet Championship – Matchday 5 Review

Matchday Five in the Sky Bet Championship is over and a few teams are standing out with some great early showings, while others are standing out for the wrong reasons with some second-rate performances. With this round of fixtures over the Championship is taking a two week break due to the International Break which is accommodating friendlies and European Championship …

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