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Sheffield United get another chance to get one over on their bogey team

After Sheffield United's 4-2 Steel City Derby win over bitter rivals Sheffield Wednesday, many are discussing whether the Blades can push for promotion.

Sheffield United Football Club was one of the highlights of last year’s football league season. They amassed 100 points, which saw them win the League One title and gain automatic promotion to the Championship. Yet, one team dared to defy them – Walsall, as the Saddlers beat the Blades three times last year. Now a division apart, the teams meet ... Read More »

Stoke City sign Choupo-Moting on a free

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

The opening Premier League weekend is nearly here and players are still being bought by numerous clubs. One club that has just signed a player ahead of this weekend is Stoke City. The Potters have just snapped up German born, Cameroonian, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting. Read More »

Why Crystal Palace could be the surprise package in 2017/18

Over the last few years, Crystal Palace have consolidated themselves as a Premier League club under various managers. They came close to tasting FA Cup glory just over twelve months ago which was a great day out for their fans. However, Premier League survival will always be their #1 aim. This year, though, perhaps they should be striving to go ... Read More »

Why Philippe Coutinho should stay at Liverpool.

What is it with Barcelona and stealing Liverpool’s most prized assets? Back in 2013, the Reds forced Luis Suárez to sign a new contract only for him to leave the following summer. Now the Catalonian giants are pursuing Philippe Coutinho as they look to replace one Brazilian star with another. Read More »

Kieran Trippier awaits results of ankle injury scan

Kieran Trippier

Tottenham Hotspur were probably the Premier League’s overachievers last season. Finishing second, behind Chelsea was more than what Mauricio Pochettino could have hoped for. But right in the lead up to the new season, Spurs could face a possible problem already. At the moment they don’t have an accomplished right-back available. Read More »

Douglas Costa will thrive with Juventus

Douglas Costa

Juventus will have several attacking options for the coming season. However, the acquisition of Douglas Costa from Bayern Munich could be a huge one for the Old Lady. The Brazilian’s playing style will make him thrive and he could easily become one of the team’s most important players in the upcoming campaign. Read More »

2017-18 Premier League Preview, pt 2: The Abyss

When not streaming a match, chances are I'm watching a film. No surprise, then, I've labeled this Premier League preview for relegation sides The Abyss.

If I’m not streaming a football match, chances are I’m watching a really good flick. No surprise then that I’ve decided to use three of my favourite films as metaphors for certain clubs in my 2017-18 Premier League preview. The Magnificent Seven covered the title and European contenders. Now it’s time for the sides trying to avoid the drop. Read More »

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