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Tribute to Unsung Heroes

Starting with the premiership and at Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo quite rightly hogs the headlines with others being praised but not enough credit is given to Patrice Evra, who, I think has ..
(April 27, 2008)
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Champions League Semi Final Liverpool, 1 Chelsea, 1

For Liverpool the impressive performers were Fabio Aurelio, Martin Skrtel, Dirk Kuyt and especially Xavi Alonso. The 1st chance of the 1st half was set up by the excellent Xavi Alonso as his pass ..
(April 21, 2008)
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Two All Time Greats That Should Go To Euro 2008

Against France in September, Del Piero had a poor performance as did most of the Italy players but he and Filipo Inzaghi came on for stern criticism from the notoriously brutal Italian press. He then .
(April 20, 2008)
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A Tale Of 2 Football Cities

It has been a season to forget for both teams with only domestic cup success to show for a miserable season that might turn out to be real disasters for both teams. With the players that both teams ..
(April 20, 2008)
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Footballers as Superheroes

Ronaldinho could be the Thing as the way he has allowed his career to nosedive; he must really have bricks for brains. Lionel Messi would be the human torch as when he is on form he really is on ..
(April 20, 2008)
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How Do You Define The Best League In The World

Now, not a lot of people would argue that the premiership has perhaps the strongest top 4 teams in Europe as Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are very strong and would give any team ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Anatomy Of A Good Team

If one is to view the merits of players like Esteban Cambiasso of Inter Milan, Javier Mascherano of Liverpool, Ever Banega of Valencia, Martin Demichelis of Bayern Munich and Fernando Gago of Real ..
(April 14, 2008)
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Time To Get Tough Arsene Wenger

Before Jose came, it was possible to win the premiership having lost 6 games or thereabouts but nowadays it is not that possible and even if you do, you could not afford to be drawing too many games ..
(April 13, 2008)
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Winners And Losers This Week

Liverpool are definitely winners on the pitch but losers of it as not only were they involved in best match in the champions league so far when they saw off Arsenal but they also defeated Blackburn ..
(April 13, 2008)
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The Fall And Fall Of Serie A

For him to start this game with players like Michael Silverstre, who had not played for over 6 months, Rio Ferdinand, who got injured against Middlesboro on Sunday, leave out Paul Scholes, Wayne ..
(April 09, 2008)
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Champions League Quarterfinals Liverpool 4 Arsenal 2

Liverpool were not in it at all until their equalizer and yet again it was Arsenal fragile defending that cost them dear. Emanuel Almunia started it off by coming out for a ball that he should not ..
(April 07, 2008)
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Jekyll and Hyde

It just makes you wonder how come they only seem to reserve such performances against the top sides and are dire against teams around them or even teams lower than them in the table. It is not just ..
(April 07, 2008)
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Liverpool In Champions League - Luck Or Design?

Opponents would count to the spooky amount of luck that has gone their way since Rafa took over. Against Juventus 3 years ago, the tie came at a time that Pope John Paul II died and this affected the .
(April 07, 2008)
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The Importance Of Having An Earnest Manager

It could be argued that with a different manager, Inter Milan would have done better in the champions league, Roma would have been leading or at least on equal amount of points with Inter, Chelsea ..
(April 06, 2008)
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Rules And Regulations Gone Mad

It is slapstick to think that this can happen as Cardiff has always played in the English league. If they did qualify for the premiership and finish ion the top 4, does that mean they would not be ..
(April 06, 2008)
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Arsenal 1 Liverpool 1

3 minutes later, Steven Gerrard went on a good run with the Arsenal defenders just let him go and he put in a good cross for Dirk Kuyt to score the equalizer ahead of Philip Senderos and Gael Clichy. .
(April 01, 2008)
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Can Roma Do It?

Roma go into this game without Francesco Totti and this may not be as bad a situation as some people might think for the simple reason that Totti hardly plays well against big sides in big matches. ..
(March 31, 2008)
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Frank Rijkaard And Avram Grant (Two of a kind)

Rijkaard is under immense pressure at Barcelona for what is perceived by many to be a pretty poor season so far but he can actually finish the season by winning both the league and champions league. .
(March 31, 2008)
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Derby County Finally Relegated

This result in addition with Birmingham City's 3-1 win over Manchester City confirmed Derby's relegation and the only thing they are playing for is not to be the official worst ever team in the ..
(March 28, 2008)
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France 1 England 0

The game itself was settled by a penalty won by the pace of Nicholas Anelka, precision pass of Francois Clerc and was converted by Franck Ribery. France were the better side with more technique as ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Fantasy Football Team

In the Premiership starting with Manchester United, I would go for Cristiano Ronaldo for obvious reasons, Patrice Evra because there are not that many good left-backs in the world and Rio Ferdinand ..
(March 26, 2008)
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Manchester United 3 Liverpool 0

United staked their claim for successive championships with a comfortable win over their rivals and effectively putting out Liverpool from the championship race. They went in front through an ..
(March 23, 2008)
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Chelsea 2 Arsenal 1

Arsenal are seemingly out of the race for the premiership with this defeat while Chelsea still have slim hopes of winning the league after this magnificent comeback inspired by Didier Drogba. ..
(March 23, 2008)
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Aint It Funny How Time Slips Away Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Porto and Monaco sides that met in the champions’ league final just 4 years ago. Substitutes Nuno is still at the club as a substitute goalkeeper. Pedro Emanuel is 1 of ..
(March 20, 2008)
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It Aint Heavy, Its My Daughter!

Poor form? No, I am just missing my daughter. Two superstars in Barcelona have finally come clean as to why they have been so patchy as regards their current form. Thierry Henry and Ronaldinho have .
(March 20, 2008)
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