There was little to show that Diego Costa was missed and plenty to suggest that Chelsea can still find the goals without their star player when the Blues visited the King Power Stadium on Saturday. In fact, Marcos Alonso fired home within the first few exchanges to give the visitors the lead, and was at 

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Vishakh’s latest “The Manchester Musings” column. A point gained, or two points dropped? The answer lies somewhere in between for both Manchester United and Liverpool after the latest edition of the M62 derby at Old Trafford. While a win for either team would have been a real statement of intent to the rest of the 

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Who was the best player to ever play in the Premier league? It’s a question that has been debated for years from the classroom to the pubs, even ex-players and managers have given their preferred numero uno. Most if not all say the same names: Henry, Ronaldo, Gerrard, Scholes, Lampard, and maybe even Shearer. All 

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Andy’s latest “The Madrid-Barca Axis” column.  There are less and less players like Javier Mascherano in today’s modern game. Few who are prepared to play in different positions for club and country and fewer have ever made the transition look so seamless. Having moved to Barcelona on the back of impressing as a defensive midfielder, 

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Into the fourth round having disposed of a Premier League rival, the FA Cup presents Leicester City’s best chance of adding to their recently added-to trophy cabinet though Claudio Ranieri will undoubtedly place the prospect of any May date at Wembley on the back-burner in favour of domestic comforts. 4 wins in the opening half 

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Every two years the African Cup of Nations comes around as Africa’s biggest footballing competition, many Premier League starts leave to play for their respective countries. With Nigeria missing out Chelsea can certainly count themselves lucky as losing Victor Moses would have been a massive loss especially as they don’t seem to have a replacement 

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Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. Sitting fifth in the Premier League after match day 20, Arsenal’s chances of usurping clear favourites Chelsea to lift the Premier League title in over 13 years seems bleak, at least according to the slightly pessimistic Gooner demographic. However, should the results go their way between now and the 

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Morgan Schneiderlin’s career is a quite fascinating one, starting at RC Strasbourg where he rose through the ranks to eventually make his professional debut with the senior side in 2006. Despite only going on to make 4 appearances, Morgan kept his head down, trained hard and was eventually sold just before Strasbourg’s relegation to Ligue 

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Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. The Sun reported last week that Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri would be interested in replacing Arsene Wenger at Arsenal if the latter were to step down in the near future. Although he has hardly been tipped to become Wenger’s successor, Arsenal may not identify a more capable gaffer to 

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The English Premier League is by a long stretch the most ruthless, intense, physically demanding top tier League in Europe. None more so than the performance of foreign players best exemplifies this theory. Newly acquired foreign players who were the cream of the crop in other top European Leagues- case in point Angel Di Maria 

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After the champagne corks had been popped and the fireworks have ended, New Year’s Day offers Tony Pulis the chance to continue the celebration. Appointed manager of West Bromwich Albion on January 1st 2015 with the task of clearing the sorry mess left behind by Alan Irvine and lifting the struggling outfit out of a 

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Manchester United may not be on top of the Premier League standings, they may begrudgingly not even be in the top four, but the Red Devils have recently put up a string of impressive results that may quite rightly suggest their season is back on course. The poor run of form in October and November 

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  Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. Former Arsenal player Denilson found his loan move to Cruzeiro terminated after making just two starts earlier this month. Having returned to UAE side Al-Wahda, his parent club, his future now looks bleaker than ever before. Born in rowdy favelas in Sao Paulo, Denilson earned a move to 

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Praveen’s latest “The Arsenal Annals” column. Arsenal succumbed to their second consecutive loss on December 18 at Etihad Stadium as a Sergio Aguero-less Manchester City drubbed an allegedly soulless Arsenal 2-1. The defeat followed another capitulation at Goodison Park as Everton had beaten them by the same scoreline just three days earlier. The Gunners are 

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As January approaches and writers everywhere prepare their ‘January Sales’ headlines, we take a look at what each club might be up to in January.   AFC Bournemouth Looking to become an established league club, Eddie Howe has done his bid to be the next Arsenal manager no harm by doing the impossible and making 

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