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Jake Doyle

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Premier League
How to repair Manchester United
10:05 Monday 21st April 2014

It is fair to say that Manchester United have endured a disappointing season under David Moyes. Approaching April they are languishing in seventh place, dozens of points worse off than they were 12 months ago. In that month, Sir Alex Ferguson…

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Top 10 Premier League Managers of 2011/12
13:15 Sunday 8th April 2012

After a torrid start to the season for Wenger's Arsenal and that horrific 8-2 drubbing at Old Trafford thanks to the ruthless display of the champions. However, Wenger's 7-year inch for some silverware has somewhat rejuvenated the team as a…

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The Premier League Title Run-In
21:01 Friday 23rd March 2012

As title run-ins go, this season's edition is one for the memory. The blue and red halves of Manchester have been embroiled in a pitched battle for Premier League glory.The intensity and animosity between the two has always lingered but ever…

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Premier League Preview: March 3rd and 4th
19:33 Thursday 1st March 2012

Liverpool v. Arsenal (Saturday: 1245 GMT) This is one big contest in deciding who will claim that final top spot and both teams go into the match at Anfield with huge wins behind them. Arsenal will be buoyed by their 5-2 North London derby…

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Who Will Replace Lee Clark At Huddersfield
21:09 Saturday 18th February 2012

Lee Clark reached the end of his four-year tenure at Huddersfield Town with the West Yorkshire club in fourth place in the middle of a promotion push to the Championship. Clark had previously led Huddersfield to two play-off campaigns, coming…

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Premier League Preview: February 11 + 12.
21:51 Monday 6th February 2012

We are set for yet another big weekend of Premier League action, with Manchester United taking on Liverpool, Tottenham battling Newcastle, and the Black Country Derby between Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Bromwich Albion.There are still…

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Best And Worst Buys Of The January Transfer Window.
02:45 Tuesday 31st January 2012

The January transfer window can swing both ways. We have seen some great bargains in the nine years that the transfer window has existed for but alternatively, the panic buys and inflated fees are just two of the factors which has seen this…

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FA Cup Fifth Round Draw
17:01 Sunday 29th January 2012

The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup threw up some rather interesting ties with the giant killers Brighton and Hove Albion being handed an away trip to Anfield after their 1-0 win over Newcastle United on Saturday evening.

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A Very Super Sunday For Manchester
00:37 Monday 23rd January 2012

The Manchester clubs stole a march on North London once again as they claimed doubles over Tottenham and Arsenal with wins on a very Super Sunday for Manchester. In an exciting second half at the Etihad, City took the spoils with Mario Balotelli's…

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Match Report - Huddersfield Town 3-2 Brentford
12:41 Sunday 22nd January 2012

Huddersfield leapfrogged Sheffield United after their came from behind to beat Brentford in a close encounter at the Galpharm Stadium. After a torrid opening half hour, Huddersfield soon turned the game around across nine minutes in each half…

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Is Pele Being Unfair On Messi?
19:47 Saturday 21st January 2012

I read a pretty spectacular piece on the BBC Sport website recently which reported on Pele's comments about Lionel Messi. Yes, the Brazilian praised the Argentine forward for his ability and stated that the two are practically on the same level…

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When Pitch Invaders Get Involved
22:12 Friday 20th January 2012

Craig Bellamy (Manchester United 4-3 Manchester City, September 2009

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Are Darlington On The Rocks?
16:10 Thursday 19th January 2012

  On the turn of the year, Blue Square Premier club, Darlington had entered administration and received docking of 10 points seeing them drop into the bottom half of the table. This was the third time in which the Conference club had experienced…

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Jake's Africa Cup of Nations Preview
18:23 Tuesday 17th January 2012

Below is one image that nobody will be able to attain for this winter's game – Egyptian celebrations. The seven-time record winners were dumped out during an abysmal qualification campaign which totalled to six points. Teams like Cameroon and…

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Match Report: Swansea City 3-2 Arsenal
20:01 Sunday 15th January 2012

Swansea claimed their biggest upset in their short time in the Premier League with a first home win over Arsenal since October 1981 in front of a record Liberty Stadium crowd this afternoon deep in the heart of South Wales.Arsenal managed to…