Category Archives: Player focus

Pellegrini’s decision could leave Roy Hodgson Hart-broken

The moment that seemed unthinkable during Manchester City’s title-winning campaign in 2012 and had become increasingly possible over the last 12 months finally arrived on Saturday. Joe Hart was dropped for City’s league game against Norwich City, after Manuel Pellegrini … Read more…

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Aston Villa set to struggle without Benteke

Last season Manchester United were often accused to be a one-man team, as Robin Van Persie often proved to be the difference between Sir Alex Ferguson’s men and their opponents. United proved that while RVP was an integral part in … Read more…

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Sessegnon deal a good move for both Sunderland and WBA

“It means you don’t care. It means you don’t care nothing about the club so your time is gone. It was the opportunity to say for everybody, and especially for him, ok, time to go,” said Paolo Di Canio when … Read more…

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Klopp’s new signings have Dortmund dreaming of glory

When Arjen Robben slotted in Bayern’s winning goal in the Champions League final at Wembley last season, many thought Borussia Dortmund’s fairytale had come to an end. Those who believed defeat in North West London marked the last chapter of … Read more…

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Spurs: There’s no ‘I’ in team, but there is in Eriksen…

Saturday morning was a good one for me. I awoke with no hangover (a massive achievement in itself) knowing that I could banish international football from my mind, like the bad nightmare it is, because Premier League football was back! … Read more…

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Everton’s new approach will see Ross Barkley flourish

Having fought tooth and nail to retain the services of Marouane Fellaini, Everton reluctantly agreed to let the Belgian move to Manchester United for £27m on deadline day, £4m more than the price set by his release clause. Roberto Martinez … Read more…

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