Football has long played a huge part in the lives of many people, and football players have left many memories for those who have witnessed their talents. Memories that can be passed on and kept alive for future generations. Having been born in 1995, I’d perhaps be considered part of the last generation to have 

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The Red Devils conceded a massive and jaw-dropping defeat to their neighbours at the Etihad, which highlighted their unconvincing start to the season. Here are my three biggest factors that explain United’s flimsy campaign so far.   Ashley Young My biggest problem so far this season is the constant use of Ashley Young. As a 

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The World Cup playoff game between the United States and Costa Rica on March 22, 2013 was especially memorable. Played in the middle of a storm in Colorado, the game was the closest thing to blizzard soccer fans had seen in awhile. For 90 minutes, players had to contend with an increasingly torrential downpour of wet, 

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The decisions given against Chelsea in this weekend’s game may be viewed by many people as a mere co-incidence and that it was honest mistakes on the part of the officials. Moreover, conversations will centre on, “accepting the referee’s decisions in the true spirit of sportsmanship”. This appears to be what being English is all 

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It’s just 9 Premier League games into Andre Villas-Boas’ reign at Tottenham and despite a shaky start, he seems to have restored faith with the Tottenham fans after 5 wins in 6 Premier League games, the most high profile being a 3-2 win at Old Trafford. But is the playing philosophy and team ethos AVB 

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This is evidently titled racism in football, due to the huge media speculation surrounding the case. We’ve had a prolonged saga with John Terry and Anton Ferdinand, the slightly shorter ordeal of Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra and also, seemingly, incidents stemming from the fans in the stands. A lot is happening in football in 

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The FA’s respect campaign has been running for a long time now. And nothing is more apparent than in the pre-match handshakes between opposing players just before kick off. Over the last few weeks this has taken center stage. In some matches you’d be forgiven for forgetting there was actually any football on show. From 

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I regularly hear about how footballers are hugely overpaid. I cannot argue that fact. They earn a huge amount of money “just for kicking a ball”. That’s true. But the key question in this subject is, how many people pay to watch them “just kick a ball”? I’m not saying footballers “earn” their money, but 

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It’s been eight long, gruelling, painful years for Arsenal Football Club since the world famous, historic Invincibles came to the table containing the likes of Henry, Ljungberg, Bergkamp, Pires and Viera. 38 whole Barclays Premier League games unbeaten- a record that will surely never be matched. But is this season that the likes of Podolski, 

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With the closing of the summer transfer window and the league being temporarily disrupted by the break for international World Cup Qualifiers and friendly matches, everybody can pause for a breath after what was a manic first month of the new Premier League season. As the dust settles on yet another window of inflated transfer 

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It’s easy to say football is more than life or death, and while everything is rosy and lovely that may well be true, but every now and then there’s something that makes you think. It makes you feel lucky. As humans we can be strong and resistant but at the click of a winger, we 

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Ok, I won’t get ahead of myself here. Arsène Wenger in 2006: “Theo Walcott is a very young player, but has already shown in his performances for Southampton that he is a talented player with huge potential. I also like the fact that he is a versatile player who is incredibly dedicated, shows great determination 

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Arsenal have amassed 5 points in their 3 league games this season, with draws against Stoke and Sunderland and a victory versus Liverpool at Anfield. When the quality in their team has shone through, it has done so predominantly through two new signings to the Emirates Stadium, Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla. But these are 

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The sale of Nigel De Jong is an extremely strange one. Widely regarded as one of the world’s best defensive midfielders, Manchester City are letting the Dutchman leave City for a measly £3.5m to AC Milan. Hardly a good return on for a player in his prime, especially compared to the price he was bought 

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You’ve been hearing from almost every Arsenal fan for the past week or so that loyalty ‘is dead’. But the truth is, we’re in a new age of football – Player power. The new Sky-sponsored Premier League has got as much to do with this supposed lack of loyalty in modern football as Jean-Marc Bosman’s 

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