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Sean Lunt

Football journalist working in the North West mainly covering Everton and Liverpool but with musings on anything football related. 


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Premier League
Ready or rusty? Liverpool idle 10 days before Champions League Round of 16
08:00 Tuesday 19th February 2019

Time can be a blessing and a curse. It may prove both for Liverpool ahead of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. Jurgen Klopp is a man who prefers to focus on the positives. Thus, it seems prudent to start there. The ten-day…

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Why doesn't the Premier League love Sergio Aguero?
15:00 Thursday 14th February 2019

Universal love is a hard thing to come by as a football player. Regardless of your talent, the numbers you rack up and your attitude, there will always be those who question if you’re among the best. Sergio Aguero is the perfect point…

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Why Alan Shearer is wrong about Wilfried Zaha
17:00 Sunday 10th February 2019

Groundhog Day may have been a week ago, but for Wilfried Zaha, every day is a repeat. Once again the Ivorian finds himself in the middle of a storm in a teacup revolving around diving. Once again, he appears to have annoyed the pundits, among…

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Kyle Walker, Liverpool and the Premier League's dying sense of humour
17:00 Tuesday 5th February 2019

In the long list of title race mistakes, Kyle Walker’s tweet is unlikely to win any awards. Compared to Kevin Keegan’s raving or Rafa Benitez’s 'facts' it wasn’t even very entertaining. Manchester City fans lapped…

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All Liverpool need is love
15:00 Monday 28th January 2019

Sitting four points clear at the top of the table, it’s easy to imagine Liverpool have few grievances at present. Their squad is in good shape, an injury crisis is starting to abate and Lady Luck appears to be smiling on their title chase.…

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Why Everton fans face January transfer window frustration
15:00 Tuesday 22nd January 2019

The January transfer window has the ability to make or break a season. For Everton there was hope it would be the latter. The Blues did impressive work during the summer. New Director of Football Marcel Brands managed to simultaneously clear…

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Liverpool transition from attack to defence
09:00 Thursday 17th January 2019

As Liverpool beat Brighton 1-0 last weekend to further boost their title hopes, most watching knew where the credit was to be dished out. As has been the case for most of this season it was the Reds defence who had come up trumps. Despite being…

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West Ham United are right to demand more for Marko Arnautovic
17:00 Friday 11th January 2019

When West Ham United paid £24million to sign Mark Arnautovic from Stoke in 2017, more than one eyebrow was raised, accompanied by a snigger. Paying an exorbitant fee for the Austrian attacker was not only a sign of how ridiculous modern…

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Marco Silva needs time and patience despite Watford repeat at Everton
12:00 Saturday 5th January 2019

While the rest of us may look back on December 2018 fondly, Marco Silva will do the opposite. For a month synonymous with giving and happy memories, the Everton boss has been handed nothing but nightmares. For a second successive year, the…

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Old haunts no haven for cast-out Mourinho
09:00 Monday 24th December 2018

So the sword has finally fallen. Jose Mourinho is out at Manchester United. Poor results, poorer performances and disharmony everywhere have brought an end to his stint at Old Trafford. For Mourinho, it represents a second successive failure.…

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12 Days of Football 2018: Pep Guardiola and Manchester City
08:00 Saturday 22nd December 2018

On the 1st Day of Football, the FA gave to me Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual 12 Days of Football extravaganza. As the holiday fixtures unfold, we'll celebrate many of…

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Opportunity knocks for the World's Greatest Defender
08:00 Friday 21st December 2018

As Liverpool beat Manchester United on Sunday, Jurgen Klopp must have allowed himself a wry smile. If anyone was going to derail his title ambitions, it was Jose Mourinho. Instead, Liverpool were in a telling manner. Xherdan Shaqiri came off…

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Equal Time: Keep Mourinho; Sell Pogba
09:00 Sunday 16th December 2018

Of all his Saturday afternoons, last weekend's wasn't the best for Paul Pogba. The 4-1 win over Fulham increased the speed of his fall from grace at Manchester United. It has now become clear the Red Devils need to sell. Events on the…

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Book Review: Faith of our Families
17:00 Monday 10th December 2018

'If you know your history' is a phrase that’s common among the supporters of Everton Football Club. Having that knowledge about days gone by is something that Toffees fans pride themselves upon.

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Andre Gomes, Barcelona and why Everton should be confident of a permanent move
15:00 Monday 10th December 2018

When Everton head into the January transfer window, they'll be keen to get business done. A new striker is reportedly top of their wish list. Before securing that goalscorer, though, they have a more pressing matter. That is acquiring Andre…