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Opinion: Leicester City Striker Vardy Doesn’t Deserve His Hero Worship

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St James' Park on November 21, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Utter the words “Jamie Vardy” to any football fan and the responses are predictable. The Leicester City striker’s profile as a footballer and success story has proliferated exponentially this season. A series of memes appear perpetually after each Leicester City win or Vardy goal. One such meme chronicles the 29-year-old’s rise to the Premier League. “Jamie Vardy was released by Sheffield …

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What Can England Learn From The Euro 2016 Qualifying Statistics?

The full time whistle has blown on the qualifying matches for France 2016 and we now have our line-up for the finals next summer. England have qualified from Group E with a ‘perfect’ 100% record but UEFA’s statistics from the qualifying matches leave me a little concerned. _____ Premier League statistics often show us that possession isn’t everything. It’s what …

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Sports Doc Of The Week: Football’s Home Fans

Our ‘Sports Doc of the Week’ – Football’s Home Fans is an insightful radio documentary, presented by comedian and broadcaster Ian Stone, on the pressures parents often put their kids under to succeed in the beautiful game, as well as how the game is changing for young people.  In this BBC Radio 4 documentary, Stone talks to parents on the sidelines, …

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Chelsea: Jose Mourinho Fined £25,000 By The FA

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,ooo by the FA following his comments to the media after Chelsea’s game with Southampton on the 28th of December.  Mourinho was ‘found to have breached FA Rules in relation to media comments’ following an ‘Independent Regulatory Commission hearing’. Mourinho denied that his post-match comments ‘constituted improper conduct in that they alleged and/or …

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QPR Charged By The FA

QPR have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players during the 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw against Manchester City on Saturday. Rangers players were incensed when referee Mike Riley denied striker Charlie Austin two goals in the eighth minute – the first for offside and the second for an infringement by City goalkeeper Joe Hart. …

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Swansea’s Garry Monk Avoids Suspension In Diving Spat

Swansea boss Garry Monk has avoided punishment after accusing Stoke winger Victor Moses of “clear cheating” – and saw his wife rally to his support. The Football Association announced Monk will not face any further action following his post-match comments on October 19, when he was incensed over Moses winning Stoke a penalty from which they equalised on their way …

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