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Will Leicester avoid the drop?

What a sad story it is, somehow reviving themselves from a relegation scrap the previous season in the ‘great escape’, to winning the Premier League, to somehow finding themselves in yet another relegation scrap with the possibility of going down.  Read More »

Wenger Doesn’t Deserve the Bum’s Rush

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

We love to put sporting heroes on a pedestal, if for no other reason, knowing the opportunity will inevitably arrive to tear them down. Such is human nature. Manchester United’s two thirty-five-year-olds, Michael Carrick and Zlatan Ibrahimović, can back me up on this. So, can their captain, Wayne Rooney, and he’s only thirty-one. Year after year they put up with naysayers, reading ... Read More »

The Transfer Market: The Cost of the Past Part 2

In the second of my transfer pieces; I’ll be looking at a few more current players who never actually commanded transfer fees, and comparing them to players who have. We’ll see if the fees can be justified based on players who never moved on and, of course, put a price on the legends. Read More »

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