Category Archives: Player focus

Four deadline day signings set to impress

For all the frenzy that surrounded deadline day, the international break that followed has proved to be a bit of an anti-climax as the Premier League gave way to the World Cup qualifiers. A bit like a kid opening a … Read more…

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Willian is a great addition to Spurs and to the Premier League

As the wheels begin to come off from the oligarch’s utopia that is Anzhi Makhachkala, Europe’s top clubs have started circling around some of the Russian outfit’s stars as the chance of securing top players for a relatively cut-price has become … Read more…

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Is Southampton’s new arrival Pablo Osvaldo a Saint or a sinner?

In the space of two years Southampton have gone from slugging it out against the likes of Barnsley and Peterborough in the Championship, to sign an Italy international for a club record fee. If the signings of Victor Wanyama and … Read more…

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Man City, Chelsea or Real Madrid,who’s best for Edinson Cavani?

Since the departure of Diego Maradona in the early nineties, few football-mad cities have been desperate as for a hero as Naples. When Napoli’s president Aurelio de Laurentis completed the signing of Edinson Cavani three seasons ago, few could have … Read more…

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Is Suarez biting his way out of Liverpool?

Not many players could be shortlisted for the PFA Player of the Year Award on Friday, provide an assist and scoring a last-gasp equaliser on Sunday and still be talked about for the wrong reason.

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Andy Carroll isn’t England’s saviour, he’s a relic.

Forget about tiki-taka…Barcelona’s revolutionary approach to the game has become increasingly tedious – crafty playmakers and a ‘False number 9′ are not a necessity for every team, strictly speaking that is. As football fans we welcome a nice passing game … Read more…

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