Category Archives: Injuries

Five players that could replace Walcott at the World Cup

If Arsene Wenger was devastated by the news of Theo Walcott’s injury, England manager Roy Hodgson wouldn’t have smiled either, for the Arsenal man’s absence leaves a gaping hole in the England squad ahead of this summer’s World Cup. Furthermore, … Read more…

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Dave Whelan’s comments were worse than the knee-high tackle!

In an era where chairmen of Premier League clubs are as elusive as the offshore bank accounts that house their wealth, Dave Whelan represents a throwback to the day and age when chairmen were the face of a football club … Read more…

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Crime and Punishment: A Day in the Life of the FA

After #BUNCHOFTWATS-gate broke last week it was inevitable that everyone’s favourite diminutive panto-villain would end up being charged by both club and country. Although there are many at Chelsea who no doubt agree with Ashley Cole’s sentiment, the overriding consensus … Read more…

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Gareth Bale: To dive or not to dive? That is the question!

It may only be pre-season, but one of football’s greatest modern-day debates is rumbling on and it’s not even on this side of the Atlantic. A lot has been made of Charlie Adam’s tackle on Gareth Bale after the Scottish … Read more…

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Football's Winter Break – we have the answer for England!

With the majority of Europe’s big leagues having now emerged from their winter breaks, it’s worth reflecting again on why England continues to shun one. This summer, England will once more head into a major tournament with none of their … Read more…

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