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Premier League
Danny Drinkwater: What were Villa thinking?
19:00 Tuesday 14th January 2020

If Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was ever concerned about Danny Drinkwater, he found a solution to his problem in short order. The former Leicester man, unwanted at Stamford Bridge, played his last three matches against City, each for…

Premier League
Did Solskjaer take a Christmas gift from under Guardiola's tree?
09:00 Sunday 22nd December 2019

Christmas, like Easter and, in North America, Thanksgiving, is meant to be a joyous holiday spent with loved ones. Often, though, tensions rise. In part, you’re not accustomed to spending full days with these strange, annoying people…

Premier League
Lampard stung by transfer ban at Old Trafford
09:00 Monday 12th August 2019

The Premier League’s Matchday One is in the books and there are several things to take away from it even though judging a full season based on one round is foolhardy. You can be certain some teams were ready for the season while others…

Premier League
What is a Premier League goal worth?
12:00 Thursday 18th April 2019

Goals win games; defence wins titles. Recently, the adage metamorphosed into an argument on how to play the game rather than the intended lesson in maintaining a proper tactical balance. Keeping clean sheets is important. Opponents can’t…

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Should the bookies stop taking bets on Premier League relegation?
08:00 Monday 4th March 2019

This time last year, Manchester City were running away with the Premier League title. Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham, on 62, 60 and 58 points, locked down the remaining Champions League places. Chelsea and Arsenal were hopelessly…

Football
Match Report: Watford 4 Doncaster Rovers 1 (A Watford Fan's Perspective)
19:54 Sunday 1st January 2012

So to Vicarage Road for the 1pm kick-off, New Year's Eve final Championship Match of 2011. Watford's Journeymen vs Doncaster's Experimentals – a fixture to savour.Watford's recent form has been good, unbeaten for seven games.  However, their…

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Match Report: Watford 1-1 Leeds United (A Watford Fan's Perspective)
20:08 Sunday 11th December 2011

A Tale of Two Pens (or should that be a Paen, or perhaps a Pain?) It was the best of pens, it was the worst of pens.  Those last five minutes not only changed the match, but also the headline to this article, which hitherto had been (in my…