The stadium curse persists in haunting both Mourinho and Wenger

 December 8, 2014   John Welsh

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Although Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger have won far more Premier League games than they have lost with Chelsea and Arsenal respectively, both managers are haunted by one particular stadium as the latest set of fixtures have proved. Mourinho witnessed his team losing at St James’ Park in Newcastle whereas Arsenal failed to win at […]

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Arsenal

Honours Even In the North-London Derby

 September 29, 2014   Paranjoy Goswami

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Arsenal required a late goal from Alex Oxlade-Chambelain to secure a 1-1 draw against neighbours Tottenham Hotspur in the first North London derby of the season at the Emirates stadium. Tottenham took the lead in the 55th minute when Nacer Chadli received Erik Lamela’s pass on the right side of the penalty area to apply […]

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West Ham

West Ham Pile More Woes on Liverpool

 September 22, 2014   Paranjoy Goswami

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Liverpool slumped to successive Premier League defeats for the first since December after West Ham United came up with a 3-1 win over last season’s runners-up at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday. Goals from Winston Reid and Diafra Sakho pushed the Hammers to a two-goal advantage within the opening seven minutes but Raheem Sterling halved […]

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Leicester City

Leicester City Stuns Manchester United

 September 22, 2014   Paranjoy Goswami

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On Sunday, Leicester City produced one of the biggest shocks of the new season after the newly promoted side rallied back from going two-goal down to win 5-3 against Manchester United at the King Power Stadium. Spectacular strikes from Robin Van Persie and Angel di Maria put the visitors into early two-goal lead before Leonardo […]

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Ulloa proving his top flight ability as determined Leicester overcome Manchester United

 September 22, 2014   John Welsh

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Leonardo Ulloa is not the typical striker for whom Manchester United would pay an extravagant fee to attract his services and at 28 years of age, he is also unlikely to command the attention of Real Madrid or Barcelona as potential investment but he is already proving to be one of more significant purchases of […]

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Premier League

Two 4-0 results herald contrasting fortunes for two Uniteds in the Premier League

 September 15, 2014   John Welsh

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The ultimate fate of any football manager is normally dependent on results achieved over an indefinite period of time, but for two such Premier League incumbents, 4-0 scorelines during the weekend have resulted in totally contrasting headlines and a wide gulf in job security. Since Manchester United beat QPR by a four goal margin on […]

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Chelsea

Chelsea setting the Premier League pace as attacking formation is revamped

 August 31, 2014   John Welsh

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After selling Demba Ba to Besiktas, allowing Fernando Torres to move on a two season loan deal to AC Milan and then releasing Samuel Eto’o and Frank Lampard, it was indicative of the confidence of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho that he reckoned that their departure would not weaken the attacking threat of his team. A […]

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Manchester City

Premier League Contenders Part IV: Manchester City

 August 31, 2014   Paranjoy Goswami

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In 2008 The Abu Dhabi United Group, a conglomerate owned chiefly by the royal family of the United Arab Emirates, swooped in to buy Manchester City with the club on the verge of bankruptcy. Since the takeover, the owners of Manchester City have invested heavily to attract some of the most talented footballers on the […]

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Liverpool

Rodgers can succeed in taming Balotelli at Liverpool

 August 26, 2014   John Welsh

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With the proceeds from the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona adding to the Anfield coffers, Liverpool have embarked upon a summer spending spree designed to bolster a squad which will be competing on several fronts this season including a return to Champions League competition. Adam Lallana, Lazar Markovic, Dejan Lovren and Alberto Moreno have […]

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Premier League

Premier League Contenders Part II : Chelsea

 August 20, 2014   Paranjoy Goswami

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The past ten years for Chelsea Football Club has been the most glorious period in its entire history. Since taking over as the owner of the club, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has invested hundreds of millions to make Chelsea not only one richest football clubs in the world but also one of the most successful […]

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