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Aston Villa v Liverpool | Goals, Gaffes & Greatness

Aston Villa v Liverpool | Goals, Gaffes & Greatness

(19/09/17)

Since its birth in 1992, the Premier League has been the king of class, capers and catastrophy for many a player in the spotlight of the football universe. Many have tried to take on and make the league their own in the new generation of soccer and many have failed.Home to the greatest games and goals, on a couple of occasions it’s been witness...

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A Piece of Football History

A Piece of Football History

(13/09/17)

Football memorabilia attracts collectors from all over the world, be it the small time autograph hunter, the selfie seeker or the humble historian. The game has some amazing pieces of history told by old shirts, boots and medals which speak more clearly than any person ever could.But sometimes when a certain item or player comes up to auction the world...

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Turkish Football | The New English Disease

Turkish Football | The New English Disease

(12/09/17)

Turkey is and has for a long time been one of the most intimidating and daunting countries in world football with a history of passion over spilling and the religious following of its supporters making headlines more often than the teams.A unique nation which resides 50/50 in Europe and Asia, it’s a country of split culture with many western...

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TOP 10 | Players Born to Wear the Shirt

TOP 10 | Players Born to Wear the Shirt

(11/09/17)

 Over the course of a club history thousands of players come and go through the sides doors, with only a select few players live long in the memory of the supporters.But those fans favourites, the stars who stick with sides through and through, be it playing for their home town or becoming an honouree citizen, they are the most beloved of all....

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An International Love Affair

An International Love Affair

(07/09/17)

With the huge influx of foreign players in every major league along with the explosion of worldwide football coverage in the media it’s difficult today to appreciate just how exotic international football appeared to those of us who grew up in the 70s and 80s writes John Devilin.With very little live coverage of non-major tournament games...

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FC Barcelona | Treading on Tradition

(07/09/17)

Since the late 1970’s and early 80’s football has been rife with sponsorship and advertising from businesses looking to make a profit on the back of an army of loyal band of supporters.From no more than adverts in football programmes selling Bovril or cigarettes and perhaps a few signs up at the ground, the game was essentially pure in...

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Highbury | Ground of Kings

Highbury | Ground of Kings

(06/09/17)

English football is blessed with some of the greatest sporting venues in the world, be it the sea of scarfs at Anfield, the historic Old Trafford or the gargantuan St. James’ Park.But one place always fondly remembered as one of the most significant and greatest grounds of them all is Arsenal’s former home, the much loved Highbury.On this...

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Fútbol Loco! | Keepers, Corners and Cartels

(05/09/17)

Football has a rich history of some weird and wonderful clubs and countries, making a name for themselves with silky skills, beautiful goals and eccentric nutcases.The game in the 1990's wasn't short of any of the above, with the English being entertained by Paul Gascoigne who falls under all three of those categories, the Italian's had Baggio, the...

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"And Heskey Makes It Five!"

(01/09/17)

On the day in which England continue their World Cup Qualifiying campaign, the Three Lions may be able to take some inspiration on the first day of Setpember.Today marks the 16th anniversary since Sven's men battered Germany 5-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, becoming the first team to ever beat the effieicent Germans on home soil in a qualifier...

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Michael's Magic Moment

Michael's Magic Moment

(24/08/17)

On the day he turns 50, we celebrate one of the greatest moments in the career of former Liverpool and Arsenal legend, Michael Thomas...In May 2012 Manchester City pulled off perhaps the greatest title win of them all as Sergio Aguero scored the winning goal to beat QPR and snatch the title away from city rivals Manchester...

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