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Chris Baily

From Liverpool, I am also a life-long Reds supporter. I enjoy watching, writing and participating in football. As well as watching the Premier League, I also keep a keen eye on leagues across Europe, such as the Bundesliga, La Liga and Serie A.

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Should Southampton be venerated for its transfer policy?
09:00 Monday 12th February 2018

Southampton lost to Liverpool on the weekend. In a process that took years, it essentially amounted to the club beating itself. The Reds are often looked upon as the Saints' first team; the club has sold so many players to the Anfield…

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Grading the best Premier League bargain hunters in the winter window
10:00 Friday 2nd February 2018

With the transfer window now firmly shut, thoughts turn to which Premier League clubs conducted proper business. After a relatively slow start, business certainly picked up in January's final weeks. There were some surprising moves. There…

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Chelsea win a catalyst for Arsenal's second half?
10:30 Friday 26th January 2018

Is this a new era or another false dawn for Arsenal? After Arsenal’s third round FA cup defeat at Nottingham Forest, there was both dismay and bemusement from their passionate fan base. The early cup exit only added to…

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Premier League: 3 talking points from the weekend's action
12:00 Monday 22nd January 2018

The past weekend was important for clubs at both ends of the Premier League table. Especially given Manchester City's defeat in their last encounter away to Liverpool, as well as the fact that only six points separated 15th and 20th in…

Why Zidane is the Real deal and deserves patience at Madrid
11:00 Saturday 13th January 2018

Despite making wholesale changes, Real Madrid should have comfortably beaten third tier side Numancia at the Bernabẽu on Wednesday. Despite the 2-2 stalemate, meaning Madrid have only won one of their past four games, they still progressed…

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Citizen's top of the tree yet again, Stoke hammer Bilic's Europa hopes & Saint's go marching on
17:30 Tuesday 17th May 2016

All matters may have been decided at the very top and bottom of the division prior to kick off in the final weekend of fixtures, but European places were still up for grabs as teams played their final game of the season. Unfortunately, a suspect…

Book Review : The Manager : Inside the Minds of Football's Leaders by Mike Carson
20:00 Monday 16th May 2016

Just what does it take to be a manager in the elite leagues or any division for that matter? If you thought it was simply a case of answering some questions to the press and picking eleven players, then you NEED to read this book. We did and…

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Van Gaal is cool in the sun, Sunderland stage a comeback and City fail to give Pellegrini a final home win
18:00 Monday 9th May 2016

The title race might be over, but prior to the commencement of the penultimate weekend of the Premier League season, there was still much to play for. The fate of two of Newcastle, Norwich and Sunderland still needs to be decided, whilst Champions…

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Leicester City crowned Champions, a new Toon hero and Defoe strikes again
12:03 Tuesday 3rd May 2016

With just two weeks left till the end of the campaign, every match is critical in the Premier League. Despite a home stalemate against West Brom last week, Spurs were still not out of the title race prior to the start of this weekend's fixtures.…

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An Alternative Premier League Team of the Year 2015-16
15:58 Thursday 28th April 2016

Whilst those folks at the PFA have certainly came up with a splendid team of the year, we thought we would create an alternate XI, compromising of completely different players. It certainly goes to show the depth of talent within the English…

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Rafa waves his wand, Foxes are rampant and misery for Wenger, 3 things we have learned from week 35 of the Premier League
16:09 Tuesday 26th April 2016

The beauty of the Premier League is its sheer unpredictability, any team can beat any team. As the campaign draws to a close, this is your chance to catch up on the key talking points in a week in which four Premier League sides participated…

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Three Things we learned from the Premier League : Week 34
15:46 Wednesday 20th April 2016

It proved to be a good week for away teams in this round of fixtures, here we give you your regular dose of the action. Big Sam working his magic yet again Norwich 0 - Sunderland 3

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Three Things we have learned from the Premier League : Week 33
12:24 Wednesday 13th April 2016

With the relegation fight and race for the title getting increasingly tighter, we look at the key talking points from the action over the weekend. Sweet Carroll NineWest Ham 3 - Arsenal 3The early kick-off at the Boleyn Ground was a game that…

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Three things we have learned from the Premier League : Week 32
13:17 Monday 4th April 2016

As the end of the campaign draws closer, the margins of winning, drawing or losing has never been greater. Here, we look at the key talking points from this fixtures at the weekend.

How do you solve a problem like Belgium?
13:54 Thursday 31st March 2016

On Tuesday, the world's number one ranked team came up against the world's second best player. It was the latter who came out victorious, with Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal beating Belgium 2-1 at home.