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Thomas Hitzlsperger – brave on and off the pitch

Much has been said and made of Thomas Hitzlsperger’s decision to ‘come out’ as gay over the last few days – and a majority of it is a delight to read. The reaction has been nothing but positive for the

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England’s fine goalkeeping pool slipping away?

Gordon Banks, Peter Shilton and David Seaman. All are some of England’s most capped and most influential players and what have they all got in common? They were all goalkeepers. However in recent times, England have struggled to establish a

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What needs to change in English football?

FA Chairman Greg Dyke today delivered a refreshing speech condemning the current state of English football, going as far as saying England will not be able to compete on the world stage for much longer without changes to the way our game is

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Deadline Day woes add to Moyes’ slow start at United

Now everyone, including David Moyes, knew it wasn’t going to be an easy job replacing Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United after more than quarter of a century at the helm of one of the biggest clubs on the planet.

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Premier League: Stronger or Weaker after summer dealings?

With the transfer window drawing to a close tonight, it is time to assess the state of the Premier League following this summers transfer window. Of course the big news is Gareth Bale‘s move to Madrid, finally completed on Sunday, after

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Premier League week 3: What have we learnt?

Arsenal’s 1-0 North London Derby win rounded off the third week of Premier League fixtures which saw Liverpool move to the top of the league. What can be learnt from this weekend as the season starts to get into full

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Hodgson announces England Squad

Roy Hodgson has announced a rather inexperienced squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Moldova and Ukraine. Realistically England must win both matches to stand any chance of finishing top of the group and qualifying automatically for the World Cup,

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May 2020