Manchester United have now gone up a gear, They sold Wayne Rooney – who silently shed a tear. But Man U are now playing well – and winning more games, Now Rooney plays for his beloved home team, Everton; ‘and he’s scoring goals in his dreams.’   Now let’s hear it for the Kop, and 

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Amidst the reports that UEFA are not going to investigate Manchester City over its Financial Fair Play rules, the question of how much money is too much is posed once again in the footballing world. This is only the latest incident in the ever-growing saga which sees the European governing body currently investigating Paris St-Germain 

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The first match day of the Champions League has been and gone, and it was a mixed couple of nights for the British clubs.   Chelsea 6 – 0 Qarabag If Chelsea didn’t win handsomely here, it would be a worrying start to the competition. Although many pundits say that no game in Europe is 

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With each passing transfer window, increases in both business and price are exponential with no signs of decline in sight. Even the restrictions that financial fair play and other governed regulations attempt to prevent are easily bypassed by clubs. The lack of strict penalties in place to punish those who break the rules are a 

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Manchester City versus Liverpool FC was the best way to kick-off the Premier League weekend after an international break. Goals were expected considering the strength both the sides have in their attacking unit. However, not many would have predicted that the Citizens would thrash Liverpool 5-0 on Saturday. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring in the 

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With the draw for the Champions League made on Thursday, Europe’s premier clubs learned their fate on who they face in the group stage, which kicks off this coming September. From the English perception, five teams will begin their quest in winning the illustrious crown that players, managers and fans crave to see their own 

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Having examined groups A-D in this year’s Champions League, it’s now time to look at groups E-H.   Group E – Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor Like Manchester United, Liverpool have been handed a relatively easy and straightforward group, and it would be a failure if Liverpool weren’t to finish top. The attacking threat that 

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It was a scene that was meant to encapsulate football. A last minute winner, sending the travelling fans into raptures, but silencing a home crowd that had enthused their battling side all afternoon. Two polar experiences; one set of dejected players, one set of players connecting with their fans. But, no, it had to be 

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In the past two years, Leicester City and Chelsea Football Club have enjoyed successful Premier League victories against the odds. Before each campaign, both clubs chased down Italian managers, Claudio Ranieri and Antonio Conte, and both adopted a different style of football with a change in formation. Once more, their previous campaigns saw each finish 

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After a long drawn out ceremony in the centre of Monaco, we now finally know the fate of the remaining 32 clubs in this season’s Champions League. So, who now are the favourites, and which clubs are going to find it tough?   Group A – Benfica, Manchester United, Basel, CSKA Moscow Out of all 

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One of the seemingly smarter transfers of the current summer transfer window was Bernardo Silva’s arrival at Manchester City yet now the club must give him the conditions within which to thrive. Bernardo arrived at Eastlands as the Portuguese midfielder who took Pep Guardiola’s Blues apart over the course of the two Champions League knockout 

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With the new Premier League season now under way, teams are vying between one another in an attempt to get their hands on the crown come May. For Chelsea, their situation differs as they bid to retain the title they won last season. However, a disruptive pre-season and a shock home defeat to Burnley on 

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West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans has been linked with a big money move to Premier League giants Manchester City, as the Citizen’s look to bolster their squad further prior to the transfer window slamming firmly shut. City boss Pep Guardiola remains in the market for a central defender and sees Evans as an ideal 

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The friendly games are up and running now and it won’t be long now till the new season begins. This is a great chance for teams to test out their new signings and get their players back fit again. Usually huge clubs clash with each other in what should be a very interesting game to 

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The football season is now warming up and the players are playing warm-up games, New players are on display but I don’t know their names! Pre-season it is called and it starts very soon, New talent on show which should make us swoon.   From the lower league teams to the big names we see, 

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After over a month of negotiations Leicester City are finally poised to secure the £25 million signing of Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho from Manchester City with the long delay caused by issues over a potential buy-back agreement. John Percy of the Daily Telegraph confirmed on Tuesday morning that the 20-year-old was due to take his 

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Once again, this summer has been a very busy one for Manchester City. The Citizens have spent over £200 million on players and it doesn’t look like they’ve finished yet. Having said this, many people have criticised their business this summer, believing that, though they’ve strengthened in key areas, that they’ve neglected certain positions. So, 

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Manchester City’s recent capture of Tottenham defender, Kyle Walker, for a reported fee of £54 million, has made the English right-back the most expensive defender and Englishman in history. Walker is a fine player and offers something completely different to the players that City have had in his position in recent seasons. But the extortionate price 

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As Romelu Lukaku’s potential world-record transfer to Manchester United was announced earlier in the week, this is another example of how extreme Premier League spending has become. Manchester United believe the price tag for Lukaku is justified as the striker has a verified track record in the Premier League, having spent most of his career 

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It’s no secret that Manchester City are in desperate need of wing-backs and with Dani Alves this week joining PSG it seems almost inevitable that City will fork out £50 million for 27-year-old Spurs defender, Kyle Walker. Having successfully worked with Alves at Barcelona, Pep Guardiola will understandably be disappointed not to have got his 

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It has been clear for a while that Alexis Sanchez is intent on leaving Arsenal and the Chilean was coy when asked about his future on Friday as Chile prepare for the Confederations Cup final on Sunday. “Yes it is clear but I can’t tell you,” he explained. With Bayern Munich having rather publically pulled 

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Juventus have released a statement confirming the exit of defender Dani Alves. The announcement- made by the club’s Chief Executive Beppe Marotta during a press briefing on Wednesday – all but confirms the Brazilian’s desire to reunite with his former boss at Manchester City. Alves had previously spent eight years at Barcelona before joining the 

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For the big six in English football, finishing top four in the Premier League is the same as surviving relegation. Without Champions League football, clubs suddenly panic, as there is the likelihood of having to sell off their stars, falling behind in the transfer window, and losing out on financial resources. This past season, Chelsea, 

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