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Why Punishing Diving is a Bad Idea

Calls are supposed to even out over time but two late season dives may very well impact the Premier League relegation fight.

Some of the best players the world has ever seen have broken the rules now and then. Eric Cantona booted a rival fan in the face, Diego Maradona scored THAT goal with his hand and both Cristiano and Messi have hit the deck a little too easily when their sides have been chasing the game – should these things, like ... Read More »

Have you seen this manager? Michael Laudrup

Since Simon Pegg was allowed to make a three flavored Cornetto trilogy, I thought I’d start a milk carton series on managers who have been away from the public eye for a time but may be on a few clubs’ radar as the off-season approaches. Thus far, five familiar names have been featured. The sixth, Michael Laudrup, is a different case. Read More »

Jose Mourinho mimics Sir Alex with Europa League gamble

Jose Mourinho’s unpopular squad rotation favouring the Europa League isn’t dissimilar to Sir Alex Ferguson in the Scot's early Manchester United days.

As most English football fans know, Manchester United’s up and down season hinges on one game. The Europa League final showdown with Ajax on Wednesday, 24 May, in Stockholm, quite literally makes or breaks United’s season because Champions League qualification is at stake.  Read More »

Can Chris Hughton keep Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League?

This season in the Championship, we’ve witnessed Newcastle United winning the league, and Brighton & Hove Albion also gain automatic promotion to the Premier League. That being said, how will Albion manager, Chris Hughton deal with next season in the top tier? Read More »

Three Tottenham Hotspur players who could leave Mauricio Pochettino this summer

Tottenham Hotspur have yet again made solid improvements this season. The Lilywhites sit second in the Premier League table, and throughout the duration of the campaign, they have looked like the most aesthetically pleasing team to watch. However, once again, Mauricio Pochettino and his players finish the year trophyless. Read More »

Why Real Madrid may ditch Eden Hazard in favour of Marco Asensio

Recent reports emerging from Spain suggest that Real Madrid could turn their back on signing Chelsea playmaker, Eden Hazard. Spanish news outlet Diario Gol, disclosed last week that Los Blancos’ resolve is partly due to the emergence of the youngster, Marco Asensio. Read More »

Premier League football grounds and their development plans

If you were watched the Tottenham vs Manchester United game earlier this month, you could not have missed that it was the final game at White Hart Lane. Tottenham have had plans to move into a new stadium, but on their current site. Read More »

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