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Neil Lennon has been more Arsene Wenger, but can he be more like Sir Alex as Juventus come to town?, Football

Neil Lennon has been more Arsene Wenger, but can he be more like Sir Alex as Juventus come to town?

He was criticised as a player and his first season and a half in charge was laden with controversy, but for Neil Lennon things are taking shape.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 at 1:38 pm

Manchester United’s foregone title conclusion and more heroic tales of sports betting, Football

Manchester United’s foregone title conclusion and more heroic tales of sports betting

Following Manchester United’s routine 2-0 win over Everton at the weekend, Betfred have announced they’re already paying out on bets for the Red Devils to be Premier League champions this season.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 at 1:12 pm

Juventus prepared to go into ‘battle’ against Celtic, Football

Juventus prepared to go into ‘battle’ against Celtic

“We saw that they beat Barcelona in Glasgow, but we are prepared to adapt maybe more than they did on that occasion”

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 12 February 2013 at 1:05 am

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

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