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Arsenal’s fear to fail will lead to another season in the title wilderness

Sundays game at the Emirates live on Fox is a huge opportunity for the Premier League in the USA

Despite this season being the 13th since Arsenal were crowned champions of England, Arsene Wenger’s side are on course for yet another frugal transfer window. The Gunners have made only one major signing, Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka from Borussia Mönchengladbach for £30m. Their only other low-key signings, youngsters Takuma Asano and Rob Holding, are unlikely to feature in any first ... Read More »

Is Rooney’s Career On The Wane ?

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It’s been a debate that has been raging in the football world for a really long time, but if last season was anything to go by, it really does beg the question, is Wayne Rooney’s career on the wane? (excuse the pun) . This debate has divided many journalists and pundits alike. Why such a question one may ask, the ... Read More »

Same old story for Wenger and Arsenal as the Gunners miss out on Higuain.

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Argentina forward Gonzalo Higuain became the third most expensive player in football history this week as Juventus paid Serie A rivals Napoli the small sum of £75.3m to bring Higuain’s services to their already stellar, successive Scudetto winning ranks. The footballing world collectively balked at the giant fee, one you would imagine Juventus were apparently willing to pay safe in ... Read More »

J.League Second Stage, Matchday Six Preview

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The J.League Second Stage is picking up the pace and the sixth round provides an interesting collection of matches. The top three teams in the second stage table all face teams currently fighting against relegation – sure they haven’t been playing well thus far, but they are scrapping to stay in the top division. There’s also a classic encounter featuring ... Read More »

75 million reasons why Juventus’ summer-signing Gonzalo Higuain is worth every penny of his Transfer Fee

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Juventus recently announced the signing of Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain for £75M this summer, making him the most expensive Italian Serie A transfer, the largest in the two clubs’ history and the third most-expensive in football. Reaction from pundits and supporters has been one of surprise, with many suggesting the centre-forward’s age should have lowered Napoli’s valuation, but here are ... Read More »

3 teams that could cause a surprise in the Champions League this season

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Qualification for the group stages of the Champions League is well underway. After a stumble in Gibraltar, Celtic managed to qualify for the next round where they will face Kazakhstan side, FC Astana. Much like Celtic, many teams who are currently in the qualification stage are hoping that if they qualify for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League ... Read More »

The ever growing battle of kit sponsorship

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We certainly live in an age of football where money reigns supreme. Not many weeks pass by where there isn’t news of a new transfer with outstanding sums involved, or a contract extension with a serious wage hike. Even the kit manufacturers are forking over large sums to secure the big name clubs to their label. Of course brands such ... Read More »

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