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Top 10 Premier League signings in January

The Premier League clubs, as well as acquiring players on loan, spent a combined £220 million in the January transfer window. The recent arrivals are now beginning to adjust to their new surroundings, with most having already made their debuts. Here are the signings we think will make the biggest impact. Read More »

5 Talking points from Manchester United’s Europa League win

Manchester United clinched a first-leg win against French side St. Etienne to all but end the tie and guarantee progression into the next round of the Europa League. Zlatan Ibrahimovic bagged his first hat-trick in a United shirt, whilst the Pogba brothers (Paul and Florentin) squared up against one another for the first time in their careers.  Read More »

Urawa’s shot at Redemption: the Japanese Super Cup

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Urawa Red Diamonds are likely to still be sore from the last day of last season. They went the distance and were one of the best teams throughout the whole campaign, but lost the title in the endgame via away goals. This winner-take-all curtain raiser will give them the opportunity of redemption against Kashima Antlers. Read More »

Rafa, Toon, and a Football Manager’s Many Roads

Robert Frost celebrated individuality and choice with his poem The Road Not Taken. In our result-driven myopia, football fans see managers who arrive at success from unexpected origins as emulating Frost’s spirit, ignoring that they are all seeking to climb the same mountain but have merely been forced to travel back roads to beat traffic, as it were. Read More »

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