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Tactics Talk: Everton’s over-reliance on Marouane Fellaini bordered on ridiculous against Manchester United, Football

Tactics Talk: Everton’s over-reliance on Marouane Fellaini bordered on ridiculous against Manchester United

Recent meetings between Manchester United and Everton have been well documented and David Moyes’ side could be labelled the Premier League leader’s bogey team.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 11 February 2013 at 12:23 pm

Championship Preview: Ian Holloway desperate to regain momentum at Crystal Palace, Football

Championship Preview: Ian Holloway desperate to regain momentum at Crystal Palace

Watford are the top scorers and the in-form team in the Championship going in to tonight’s match with Crystal Palace.

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 8 February 2013 at 5:35 pm

Frank Lampard is revered in Italy – and Serie A would make a perfect fit for the Chelsea midfielder, Football

Frank Lampard is revered in Italy – and Serie A would make a perfect fit for the Chelsea midfielder

If Frank James Lampard junior is seeking a new club, he must consider Italy, where fans and pundits have cherished his decade of impressive Champions League performances.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 7 February 2013 at 5:03 pm

Ian Holloway ends the waiting game at Crystal Palace, Football

Ian Holloway ends the waiting game at Crystal Palace

For the best part of three months, the former Blackpool boss has been a model of tact and diplomacy.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 7 February 2013 at 4:41 pm

Brazil are on a steep learning curve – and England represent a real challenge, Football

Brazil are on a steep learning curve – and England represent a real challenge

A new manager, a famous stadium, proper opposition, and the World Cup coming up fast on the horizon? For Brazil, 2014 starts now.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 at 11:31 am

Why have PSG signed Beckham?, Football

Why have PSG signed Beckham?

The Qataris are business people and after Real Madrid’s shirt sales rose by 62 per cent when Beckham signed for them in 2003, the owners stand to see a vast profit from signing Beckham.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 at 1:02 am

Match fixing suspicions provide German football’s biggest battle yet, Football

Match fixing suspicions provide German football’s biggest battle yet

If the scope of Europol’s match fixing discoveries have taught us one thing, it is that this a disease which transcends all boundaries, and seeps into any and every football nation it possibly can.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 5 February 2013 at 2:47 pm

Tactics Talk: What do Javi Garcia and Gareth Barry actually offer?, Football

Tactics Talk: What do Javi Garcia and Gareth Barry actually offer?

A closer look at yesterday’s 2-2 draw between Manchester City and Liverpool.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 4 February 2013 at 5:39 pm

Championship Preview: The Tigers of Hull head into Millwall’s Lions’ Den, Football

Championship Preview: The Tigers of Hull head into Millwall’s Lions’ Den

Millwall and Hull City are two teams whose form has dipped recently. With Hull desperate to secure an automatic promotion place and Millwall trying to get in the play-offs, this is a crucial match for both.

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 1 February 2013 at 6:09 pm

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert out on a limb, Football

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert out on a limb

It was on the back of an Aston Villa victory in August 1995 that Alan Hansen uttered one of football’s immortal quotes. Now, almost 20 years on, it’s Aston Villa paying the price for the depth to which the Hansen’s embarrassment has seeped into the public consciousness.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 30 January 2013 at 5:46 pm

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