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Valencia appoint Cesare Prandelli

Taking on Barcelona and Real Madrid: Valencia turn to Prandelli

By Alex Demarco Spanish side Valencia have appointed Cesare Prandelli as their new manager following a dismal start to the La Liga season which has seen them pick up just six points from their opening seven fixtures. Pako Ayestaran parted company...
West Ham United defender Winston Reid

Three West Ham players that have under-performed this season

West Ham United halted their run of four straight Premier League defeats with a draw against Middlesborough last weekend. The point at home will be seen by most Hammers fans as underachievement but it is at least something to build...
Burnley defender Michael Keane

The £25m star Man United let go for next to nothing

Michael Keane’s inclusion in Gareth Southgate’s England squad was testament to the central defender’s showings for Burnley this season and nothing more than the 23-year-old deserved. The Stockport-born star has been on the radar for a number of years and...

Man City’s tactical options without key star Kevin De Bruyne

Pep Guardiola will be intent on regaining forward momentum when he welcomes his Manchester City stars back from their upcoming international duties. The Etihad Stadium outfit enjoyed a perfect ten wins in a row under the Spaniard, before a Champions...
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Mourinho trying to solve Man United’s identity crisis

By Jack Malone It may only be early October, but Manchester United have already given away significant ground in the Premier League title race. A home draw with Stoke City at the weekend means that United have dropped eight points from...
Burnley 0 Arsenal 1

Three reasons why this really could be Arsenal’s year

By Arron Evans Many football fans of all neutral stances have always said that Arsenal play the best type of football in the Premier League, with their pass-and-move tactics often being a real joy to watch. The Gunners are year in,...
Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrate scoring against Swansea

Three reasons why Liverpool can challenge for the title

By Jack Malone Liverpool's Premier League victory over Swansea on Saturday lunchtime showed any doubters that this is a team ready to compete at the top of the table this season. The Reds have been widely praised for their high-intensity attacking...
Diego Costa

The man that can fire Chelsea to the Premier League title

Over the course of the summer, it was looking increasingly likely that Chelsea were set to cut their losses on Diego Costa and send him back to Atletico Madrid. However, for one reason or another, the Spain international centre forward...
Slaven Bilic

Slaven Bilic, West Ham and the vacant England job

By James Kinsella A little over 10 weeks ago the England job was up for grabs and not too many Three Lions fans would have been upset if the job had gone to Slaven Bilic. The Croatian had led West Ham...
Romelu Lukaku

Can Everton crash the top four party?

By James Kinsella Friday night’s draw with Crystal Palace has put Everton into third place in the Premier League and after a strong start to the season it is no less than they deserve. Ronald Koeman is surely destined for great...
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