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Chelsea’s Garden of Eden

The Premier League is in a position to be set alight next season as Chelsea sign Eden Hazard from Lille. The Belgian international announced his chosen club to be 'the champions of Europe' on Twitter, after speculation that he wanted to go to Manchester and play for...

Sol Campbell vs Poland/Ukraine

Sol Campbell has spoken out about the threat of rascist abuse in Poland and Ukraine for the Euros. He's worried that England fans might 'come home in a coffin', and he could be right. Poland and Ukraine are two countries that have always had issues with their...

Sepp Blatter and the Penalty Tragedy

Last week Sepp Blatter asked Bayern Munich's honorary president to come up with an alternative to the 'tragedy of penalties'. Is there a better way? He said that 'football should not go to one on one' and claimed that when it went to penalty kicks, football 'lost it's...

A Tale of Two Strikers

With the end of the Premier League season the usual purge of squads is being executed by managers, owners and players wanting change. Amidst the flurry of departures has been a couple of important revelations. On one side of the spectrum lies Didier Drogba, West...

Will Great Britain Get Kitted Out for Team GB?

That Team GB will even take the field of play during the 2012 Olympic Games is something of an achievement, following heated debates over everything from the manager, the professionalism of the players and the independence of the four Football Associations of the...

The Steel City Becomes A Football Furnace

Charlton Athletic were promoted to the Championship by the beginning of April. The real focus point on League One though has been the rivalry between the Owls and the Blades – United vs. Wednesday. Will one of the oldest rivalries in football make it into the smelting...

Can Hodgson Manage How Much England Expects?

After months of gossip, rumour, debate and no little bit of soul-searching at the FA, Roy Hodgson is finally about to make his competitive debut for England after stepping into the shoes kicked off by Fabio Capello back in early February. So how well do you think...

Manchester United Check In With 2012/2013 Kit

With the football season drawing to a dramatic finale, thoughts of supporters inevitably turn to the next campaign on the other side of the summer, and the possible signings, preparation, pre-season friendlies, and the new kit which your team will be running out in....

Emmerdale vs. York City Charity Football Match

York City face their toughest opponents yet – Emmerdale! It’s not often that fans of well-loved soaps and fans of the beautiful game of football find common ground - in fact, it’s a rarity! But with the upcoming match of York City versus stars of the popular soap...

Villa Are Safe – But Is McLeish?

With one game of the season left, and barring Norwich and Bolton scoring at will on Sunday, Aston Villa have secured their right to play top flight football next season. But the bigger challenge for Alex McLeish may be ensuring that he is still in charge for the new...

Pep Is Dead, Long Live Tito

The announcements from Barcelona since they failed to find a way past the packed defence of Chelsea have been surprising and yet completely unsurprising at the same time. Even though this season is the first genuine disappointment in the previously near perfect reign...

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