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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League Two is dominated this weekend by the first managerial casualties of the season. Both Chesterfield and Port Vale dispensed of the services of Gary Caldwell and Michael Brown after Saturday’s results left the two clubs still in the relegation zone after poor starts to the season. Caldwell and Brown oversaw relegation last season, but 

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Last season, the Seattle Sounders made a huge splash in the July transfer window landing the missing piece of their midfield in Nicolas Lodeiro.   The skillful Argentine powered the Sounders to the title in 2016 and the case can already be made that ex-Middlesbrough and Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan is the top mid-year 

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When determining genuine football greats, it must be considered whether the concerned player changed the way the game of football is played. The blueprint for being a world-class centre-forward who performs at the highest level was laid out by Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry. When one thinks of great strikers, past and present, it 

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Dimitar Berbatov, a player known for his silky touches, will be plying his trade in the Indian Super League with Kerala Blasters this season. The arrival of the Bulgarian has created big excitement among the Kerala fans. Indian football fans are also very eager to see his beautiful first touches and score some goals. The 

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Ever since the catastrophic 3-2 defeat at home to Burnley on the opening afternoon of the Premier League season, Chelsea have won every single match in every single competition. Antonio Conte has galvanised his charges, they have rediscovered their form and confidence just at the time they are welcoming back their stars. Eden Hazard missed 

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To say Sheffield United are enjoying their return to the Championship is an understatement. The Blades are currently third in the table after 4 consecutive league wins. Having spent 6 seasons in League One you would perhaps except the Yorkshire club to start cautiously. Manager Chris Wilder had a different view, stating before the season 

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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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A few short weeks ago I could barely have envisaged writing such a piece, given the strength of Real Madrid’s squad and just how strongly they began the campaign with victories over Manchester United and Barcelona. Yet Los Blancos are struggling domestically in the absence of their talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo’s total five-match suspension, as 

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The most expensive front-line in football history has been terrorising Ligue 1 defences this season, including Friday night’s 5-1 demolition of 10-man Metz, in which the forward line of Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and Edinson Cavani scored four of the five goals. £200m world record signing Neymar has settled in instantly at the French club and 

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Slaven Bilic secured West Ham’s first points of the season this week with a 2-0 victory against newly promoted Huddersfield, leaving Eddie Howe as the only Premier League manager still up the creek without a point. But Bilic won’t be counting his chickens just yet. After an underwhelming season last year and an equally lacklustre 

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Monday evening’s 2-0 victory over Huddersfield Town was far from vintage West Ham, or vintage anybody for that matter, but it was a vital three points for the Hammers that puts an end to their run of three successive league defeats. The victory was characterised by the performance of one Andy Carroll, with the returning 

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Wayne Rooney clearly likes to make a big statement. His wonder-goal against Arsenal as a 16 year old announced his arrival into world football. Later, his move to Manchester United was accompanied by a debut Champions League hat-trick against Fenerbahce and Rooney also marked his recent Everton homecoming with another spectacular goal, this time against 

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The season’s first managerial sacking has occurred this Monday, with Palace manager Frank De Boer the first casualty from the Premier League. Although his sacking was anticipated before Sunday’s defeat to Burnley, critics and fans were not pleased as the league has just begun. Furthermore, De Boer’s sacking makes him the shortest managerial reign in 

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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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