Category Archives: Pre-season

Spurs sign the new Ronaldo!

Cast your mind back to the mid-90s and picture Alan Sugar in Monaco, beside a yacht, shaking hands with German international goal-machine Jurgen Klinsmann. Jump forward to present day and picture Paulinho, in a Spurs training shirt, at the Spurs … Read more…

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Can Manchester City win back to back titles?

You cannot really look forward to the new season without reflecting on the one that has just passed. Especially if you are a Manchester City fan. In fact, it’s difficult not to reflect on the past 18 years since my … Read more…

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Spurs Preview …. Excuse the Pessimism

Tottenham Last Season: 4th Premier League Champions Odds: 25/1 Ahh the Premier League…let me think back and remember what that is. After a summer of sport unlike any other in my life, it’s bread and butter time – the start … Read more…

Posted in Champions League, Club Focus, Competitions, Europa League, Football, News, Pre-season, Premier League, Strikers, Tactics, Top Four, Transfers | 7 Comments

Kevin Friend: Public Enemy Number One at the Community Shield

Football is back! Between the Euros and the Olympics that finished up last night, it was never -actually- gone. But let’s be honest, it’s not quite the same is it? No, it’s really not. Although the standard displayed was often … Read more…

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It’s not just Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea – it’s pre-season Premier League battle on a global scale

For a large majority of us, traveling to two or three different countries every summer on an all-expenses paid trip, without the hassle of arranging anything would be like a dream coming true.

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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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