Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. In the midst of a busy schedule under a manager seemingly intent on fighting the world, Manchester United are wrapped up in their own challenges at the moment but it would have been interesting to know if anybody at Old Trafford took more than a passing interest in Wigan’s 

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Manchester United continue to break records in the post-Sir Alex era; both good and bad ones. Yet another one occurred this weekend, when a 4th successive home draw vs West Ham happened for the first time since 1980. A 1-1 vs Stoke was an anomaly, the 0-0 vs Burnley unlucky. 1-1 vs Arsenal was 2 

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Arsenal currently sit fourth in the Premier League table, just a single win off the top spot that houses local rivals Chelsea. However, had they changed their approach to convalescents, they could as well be the table toppers, never mind winning the title at least once in the past decade. Arsenal’s treatment room currently features 

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Charles’ latest “The Mind of Conte” column. Looking at Chelsea’s form over the past few games, outstanding comes short of describing how impressive the blues have been. Six games, seventeen goals scored and zero goal conceded. This spell was made possible by Antonio Conte’s stellar management of the team.   Leadership Conte has displayed great 

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Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. An eye-watering twenty different managerial combinations have taken charge of Queens Park Rangers since Ian Holloway departed the club in 2006, but now, in case the headlines his opinions generate have been missed, he is back at Loftus Road aiming to “restore pride”. Holloway referenced the excess of Flavio 

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Vishakh’s latest “The Manchester Musings” column. In the vast majority of football games, the scoreline does reflect the true nature of the game; if a team wins 4-0, they have been dominant and controlled everything for 90 mins. In the case of a 1-1 however, it could mean a variety of things. Either it could 

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Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. For the first time since 2011, when Arsenal travelled up to Yorkshire for an FA Cup tie, Elland Road will be a sell-out on Sunday for when Leeds United welcome Newcastle. Both clubs have gone through difficult recent periods, but this weekend the 39,460 seater-stadium will be packed with 

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Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. Arsenal travel to Manchester United in search of their first win at Old Trafford since September 2006; however, the Saturday’s early kickoff presents them an easy opportunity to overcome the United hoodoo given the form of either side heading into the game. On the back of a 16-game undefeated 

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Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. Arsenal’s new centre-back partnership featuring Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi has been somewhat impressive since their first game together in the Premier League, but they are still far from the finished product. Earning plaudits from right and left, the imaginatively named Kostafi have helped the Gunners remain undefeated across 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  It is always better to work out weaknesses before being presented with an opponent who can exploit them. Last Wednesday night Sergio Busquet’s rather maligned start to the season was fully exposed by Pep Guardiola, the manager who first put him in Barcelona’s first team eight years ago, and 

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Vishakh’s latest “The Manchester Musings” column. Another 3-game week with Manchester United, another win/loss/draw. A 0-0 stalemate at home vs Burnley was followed by an abject away showing against Fenerbahce with redemption coming in the form of a 3-1 win at Swansea.   Burnley In reflection, this was just one of those days. 37 shots, 

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Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. Of the 13 players Chelsea have dotted around the Football League on loan, three of them scored at the weekend. Tomas Kalas and Lucas Piazon both netted in Fulham’s 5-0 rout of early league leaders Huddersfield while Tammy Abraham got one in Bristol City’s 2-2 draw with Barnsley. Meanwhile 

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Charles’ latest “The Mind of Conte” column. Chelsea’s 3-4-3 formation was put to the test against Southampton over the weekend, and once again passed the test with flying colors. Since switching from 4-3-3 to 3-4-3, Chelsea have kept four clean-sheets in a row and scored eleven goals in the process. Here are my talking points 

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Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. Simon Grayson was being realistic after he saw his team thrashed 6-0 by Newcastle in their midweek EFL Cup tie. The Preston North End manager even had time for a laugh when asked if there would be a different outcome when they host the Magpies in the league this 

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Vishakh’s latest “The Manchester Musings” column. After an absolute shellacking in West London, Manchester United returned to winning ways by grinding out a 1-0 win against rivals Manchester City to progress to the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup. It was by no means a vintage performance, but it got the job done, restored bragging rights, 

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