21 Sep 2017

Manchester Duo Lead The Way In Premier League

The Premier League entered its fifth week at the weekend and the table is beginning to take shape with the two Manchester sides leading the way having both recorded big victories. Manchester City remarkably hit Watford for six as they smashed the Hornets at Vicarage Road. Sergio Aguero netted a

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14 Sep 2017

First Manager Casualty Just Four Weeks In

The new Premier League season may only be four weeks old but it already has its first managerial casualty. The top-flight has been a cemetery for managers in recent years but Frank de Boer will feel slightly unfortunate to be sacked by Crystal Palace after just four games. It seems

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31 Aug 2017

Controversy Rules Week Three While United Top The Table

The weekend oversaw the third week of the new Premier League season, the final round of fixtures before the maiden international break of the season. Manchester United are now the only club with a 100 percent record after they beat Leicester City. Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini each scored late

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28 Aug 2017

Frank de Boer Is Breaking The Barrier For Academy Players At Palace

The Frank de Boer era at Palace has started woefully. Defeats in each of the opening three Premier League games leaves the Eagles nineteenth heading into the international break and the team are yet to adjust to the Dutchman’s ‘total football’ philosophy. However, if there is anything at all positive

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24 Aug 2017

Drama A Plenty As Premier League Gets Into Gear

The second round of Premier League fixtures commenced over the weekend and there was further drama to follow opening day. Manchester United could assert themselves as the early pace-setters after they romped to their second successive 4-0 victory. Having beaten West Ham United by the same score last weekend, the

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16 Aug 2017

New Premier League Season Commences With Goals Galore

The Premier League returned this week with the first round of fixtures for the 2017/18 season. Goals were at a premium with no less than half the games featuring three or more goals. The action began on Friday night with an enthralling match between Arsenal and Leicester City, in which

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17 Jul 2017

De Boer Is Right To Look Abroad Rather Than Spend Big On Current Premier League Talent

Frank de Boer’s appointment at Crystal Palace is the sign of a fresh mindset at Selhurst Park. In recent seasons, player recruitment has consisted of primarily scouting in England. Since promotion in 2013, only five permanent signings had never played in Britain before their arrival in South London, a mere

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29 May 2017

List Of Candidates For Palace Hotseat Grows Ever Longer

Crystal Palace’s almost bi-annual search for a new manager is underway following the shock resignation of Sam Allardyce last week. The 62-year-old, who justified his departure as ‘personal reasons’, guided the Eagles to fourteenth in the Premier League having succeeded Alan Pardew three days before Christmas. The former England manager

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27 May 2017

Liverpool Secure Fourth In Otherwise Meaningless Final Day

With only the final Champions League place to be confirmed, the Premier League entered its least interesting final day in recent years. Arsenal needed to beat Everton and hope that Liverpool dropped points against already relegated Middlesbrough to ensure Arsene Wenger maintained his impeccable record of finishing in the top

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19 May 2017

Chelsea Confirm Title While Relegation Places Finalised

Chelsea were confirmed as Premier League champions on Friday night as they beat West Bromwich Albion thanks to a single goal from Michy Batshuayi. The Blues were given the opportunity to secure the title with three points against the Baggies because Tottenham Hotspur lost at West Ham United the week

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