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In Pictures: Some Of The Biggest Football Stories Of 2017

2017 saw another packed year in the football calendar, with any number of records broken and Ireland’s World Cup hopes torn apart at the Aviva. The Champions League was retained for the first time in its current format, the transfer record was shattered and Lionel Messi’s ongoing battle with Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player ever continued. At …

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Watch: Jamie Carragher Names Four Liverpool Legends (And A Chelsea One) In His Dream 5-A-Side

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Former Liverpool Defender Jamie Carragher has named his dream five-a-side, and all are former teammates of his. Speaking to Soccer AM on Sky Sports, the ex-defender shunned the opportunity to name himself in the five-man lineup, instead handing the central defensive berth to former England captain John Terry. Terry was the only non-Liverpool player to be picked by Carragher in …

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Top Five Arsenal Targets Arsène Wenger Has Missed Out On

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at Stadium of Light on April 24, 2016 in Sunderland, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Having officially lost the battle to sign Leicester’s Jamie Vardy this week, many Arsenal fans are now once again fearful of the club’s level of recruiting power. The 29 year old opted instead to sign a new four year deal with the Premier League champions, meaning Arsène Wenger has missed out on his prime forward target and must turn to his contingency …

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The Five Greatest Champions League Finals Of All TIme

(From L) Barcelona's Argentinian defender Javier Mascherano, Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi, Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior and Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrate with the trophy after winning the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and FC Barcelona at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on June 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

Since it was renamed and rebranded from the old European Cup in 1992, the Champions League has served up at a total of 23 finals, with the 24th due to take place at the San Siro this coming Saturday. There have been some blistering finals along the way, along with some absolute turkeys (the Milan v Juventus 0-0 final in 2003 …

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Jamie Carragher Names His Best And Worst Liverpool Teammates

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 23: Jamie Carragher of Liverpool applauds the fans during the Hearts v Liverpool UEFA Europa League play-off round match at Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh on August 23, 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Jamie Carragher has always been very honest about his time at Liverpool, so it should come as no surprise that he is happy to discuss both the positives and negatives of his time at Anfield. Speaking at a questions and answers event organised by the Daily Mail, Carragher answered questions from fans in relation to such topics as Liverpool’s chances …

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Four Defensive Midfielders Liverpool Should Look At

So far this season, Liverpool have been playing Jordan Henderson and James Milner in central midfield and have had the likes of Coutinho, Lallana and Ibe playing in front of them. Rodgers’ side gained all 6 points and kept two clean sheets in their opening two games but haven’t been overly impressive. Liverpool were well organised defensively in their win …

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Five Other Insane Halfway Line Goals To Match Carli Lloyd’s

Carli Lloyd had a night to remember for USA in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday night as she not only lifted the World Cup as captain but also scored the quickest goal in the Women’s World Cup history, after just 3 minutes. The American also scored the quickest hat-trick in a Women’s World Cup final and scored the first ever …

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