Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  It has been a strange start to the season for Real Madrid. After five straight wins, four domestically and one in Europe, the club have contrived to draw their last two games against, on paper anyway, inferior opposition. Whilst much of the attention in Spain has revolved around Cristiano 

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Mauricio Pochettino punched the air emphatically in Moscow on Tuesday evening as Tottenham scored their winner against CSKA. It was not so much the goal, securing a vital 3 Champions League points after the opening game defeat to Monaco, which would have brought the Argentine coach so much joy but a vindication of his managerial 

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Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. It has been a rather strange season for Arsenal so far. With the club initially expected to prioritize the signing of a world-class striker in the summer, injuries to Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista ensured Arsene Wenger and co. were forced to bring in a central defender before negotiating 

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Arsenal extended their winning run with a 3-0 home win against eighth-placed potential title contenders in Chelsea on Saturday night. With only six games played in the Premier League, they have already established themselves as credible title contenders with the London derby win. Here are the five major talking points from that entertaining fixture.   

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Vishakh’s latest “The Manchester Musings” column. After a tough week for all at Manchester United, all eyes were on Old Trafford for Saturday’s early kickoff against Leicester. This was shaping up as a tough fixture as the two teams had drawn both games last year (the second game which ended up as the point which 

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Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. It was billed as something of a coup when, almost a year ago, Jack Grealish chose England ahead of the Republic of Ireland, the country of his grandparents. 12 months later Grealish has yet to play for his country and his hopes of doing so must be as distant 

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Manchester United boss José Mourinho is being criticized for losing 3 games in a row, everybody is losing their minds about it. And his colleagues are criticizing him and it goes on until his next victory. When all these are going on, have you ever thought you could have done a better job in managing 

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Last season, Everton underachieved significantly. Despite being a bright spark going forward, the Toffees defensive vulnerability cost them dearly, resulting is a highly disappointing finish of 11th and manager Roberto Martinez losing his job. However, where there is a new season, a new manager and new signings, there is hope. Everton is a club that 

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Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. Whilst the Emirates Stadium faithful were still trying to get their head around Arsenal’s best winger Alexis Sanchez being played as a centre-forward, Arsene Wenger pulled off another baffling move: converting a destroyer in Francis Coquelin into an attacking threat. With Aaron Ramsey nursing a hamstring injury and £35million 

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Aston Villa. Birmingham City. Two of the most intense rivals in England. Remember the Birmingham City fan mocking Enckelman for his infamous error? But yet, like other rival duos, there were players who played for both sides. Created by Sporcle Check out their website for more fascinating quizzes Follow them on Twitter @sporcle Like O-Posts 

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Juventus center back Leonardo Bonucci was a hot topic of conversation over the summer transfer window with a rumoured big money move to Manchester. But which side from Manchester? The answer is both. Manchester United and Manchester City, who are arguably the biggest rivals in England, were both trying to obtain the Italian’s signature before 

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The career of Jack Wilshere has been a curious one. From scaling imperious heights with his display in an English victory at the Maracana, to a famous night against Barcelona in North London, to the cyclical lows and emotions of deflation with each mounting injury. England’s saviour, Arsenal’s greatest hope in the chasm left by 

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While Euro 2016 is fast becoming a faded memory, its varied and diverse legacy remains. Some players continue to look shorn of fitness after a trying summer tournament, for example, while stars such as Anthony Martial have so far failed to shake off the effects of a disappointing Championship. What about the sporting brands that 

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Arsenal are unbeaten since their opening day defeat to Liverpool. On Saturday evening, they will hope to add to their streak by registering their second London derby win of the season with a victory over local rivals and fellow-title contenders in Chelsea. On the other hand, Chelsea, who had been on a winning run of 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  Johan Cruyff famously told Pep Guardiola that ‘the second season is harder than the first season and the third season is harder than the second season.’ As Luis Enrique embarks on his third season at Barcelona the summer additions to the squad along with early team selections suggest that 

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Raheem Sterling. After a shaky debut season at the Etihad, the England international seems to have finally found his feet under Guardiola’s tutelage and command. 50 million well spent? Now, at least?   Created by Antonio Predotti Check out more of his brilliant work on his Behance page, Burnerz81, as well as his website: Punto 

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