Manchester City Update – ‘Whether the weather be hot or whether the weather be not’

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Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has quickly defended his side after City lost a 2 goal lead to draw 2-2 with CSKA Moscow in a cold empty stadium in Russia. Goals from Sergio Aguero and James Milner had put City in a commanding position at half-time; Citizens boss Pellegrini revealed that the cold weather may have played its part in City’s second …

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Which Premier League manager fines his players for diving?

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Diving is an ever present evil in the beautiful game, something that unfortunately will always be part of the game and very difficult to stamp out when the it’s deemed such a subjective matter. However, one Premier League manager has revealed that he fines his players if they are caught diving in training and will be suspended for a the …

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Arsenal Update – Hopes of signing Barcelona youngster fading

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Arsenal fans will be hurting inside after reports from Spain suggest that transfer target, Munir El Haddadi looks set to stay at the Camp Nou despite reports suggesting he is favouring a move to the Emirates. The Barcelona youngster as been widely tipped as a future star in the game and it was believed that Arsenal were set to snap …

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5 Championship players who could be of interest to the Premier League

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As speculation surrounding the January transfer window comes to the fore, here are 5 Championship players who may be of interest to the Premier League… Bakary Sakho has been a sensation for the newly promoted Wolves this season. 7 goals to his name and a constant threat in attacking areas, Kenny Jackett will have to be ready to quash any …

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Norwich City’s Cameron Jerome claims he was racially abused

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Norwich City striker, Cameron Jerome has claimed he was racially abused by Leeds United defender, Giuseppe Bellusci in last nights Championship clash. Jerome reacted angrily after the two came together in a clash in the first-half and Canaries boss, Neil Adams has revealed that Jerome says the Italian made a racist remark, “Cameron has alleged that a racist remark was …

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Birmingham City seek Karl Robinson as new boss

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Yesterday Birmingham City sacked their manager Lee Clark following a difficult start to the season that continued the poor form from the last campaign. Now Sky Sports News report the Midlands club have approached MK Dons for permission to speak to their manager Karl Robinson. 41-year-old Lee Clark joined Birmingham City in June 2012 after a successful and long spell with …

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Liverpool – Reds chasing 17-year-old Ruben Neves

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Liverpool are now one of a number of clubs who are desperate to capture the signature of young Porto midfielder Ruben Neves. The Daily Mirror report their chase for the Portuguese Under-21 international who has been at Porto since 2005. Ruben Neves is a calm and talented passer of the ball who would fit Reds manager Brendan Rodgers’ model of passing …

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Liverpool’s Gerrard may “regret” rejecting Real Madrid

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There is no doubt that Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is something of a Premier League legend. The former England captain famously turned down Chelsea but he has also told a press conference he turned down an offer from Spanish giants Real Madrid. Liverpool face Real Madrid in the biggest game since their Champions League return tomorrow evening as the current …

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Champions League: Chelsea, Man City, Liverpool & Arsenal in action!

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The Champions League is back this week! Following the international break we saw a fantastic weekend in the Premier League but now comes the greatest club competition on the planet with match-day 3 of the UEFA Champions League. Let’s have a look at some of the games that face the British club’s representing the Premier League across Europe. CSKA Moscow …

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Real Madrid & Spanish legend off to the USA

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Real Madrid have had some of the greatest players of all time grace their hollowed Santiago Bernabéu, perhaps one of the biggest in terms of Spanish footballers was Raúl Gonzalez. Now it is believed by ESPN that the 37-year-old, who recently retired, is soon to join North American Soccer League (NASL) side New York Cosmos. Raúl was born in Madrid and …

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Ferdinand set to be dumped by QPR & ‘arry Redknapp

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Rio Ferdinand once cost Manchester United just over £30m but now after only a few months at London club QPR, the Daily Mirror believe Harry Redknapp is ready to offload him. Rio Ferdinand began his career at West Ham United making 127 league appearances for the club. He had a short loan spell on the South Coast with Bournemouth before …

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Indian player dies after goal celebration

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The world of football mourns the death of young Indian footballer, Peter Biaksangzuala after the 23-year-old died in hospital after suffering a spinal cord injury during a goal celebration. The young player injured himself during a goal celebration after scoring an equaliser for Bethlehem Vengthlang FC against Chanmari West FC. The 23-year-old was immediately taken to hospital, but sadly he …

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Manchester United Update – United ready to bring back former defender?

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Manchester United are said to be lining up an audacious bid to bring back former Spanish defender, Gerard Pique according to reports from the Daily Star. Pique joined United from Barcelona back in 2004 but failed to establish himself as a first team regular by Sir Alex Ferguson and was duly sold back to the Spanish outfit in 2008 for £5m. …

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West Brom Twitter account falls flat on its face after this…

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Whoever is in charge of the West Brom Twitter account will be somewhat red faced after this tweet back fired last night. West Brom were 1-0 up against Manchester United at half-time and it appeared that Marourane Fellaini was getting ready to come on. A player who has struggled to settle to life at United so far, the West Brom …

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Adel Taarabt hits back at Redknapp claims over weight issue

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QPR play-maker Adel Taarabt has hit back at manager Harry Redknapp after his remarks on Taarabt’s fitness to the media. Redknapp claimed that Taarabt was “three stone over weight”, something that Taarabt has hit back at after talking to BBC Sport. “It’s not true to say I’m not fit. He tried to give an excuse. I was desperate to play before the game. I …

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Man United, Chelsea & Arsenal all want Khedira

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There is set to be a Premier League battle for the signature of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira according to the Daily Star. The 27-year-old is out of contract with the Spanish giants next summer and now it becomes a question of who can offer him the best deal. Sami Khedira joined Real Madrid from his hometown club Stuttgart in …

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Injured Gareth Bale to miss Liverpool & Barcelona

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Real Madrid have been dealt a heavy blow this week as Welshman Gareth Bale is ruled out for the Liverpool Champions League tie on Wednesday. Sky Sports also report that he could be set to miss next weekend’s El Clasico showdown with Barcelona too. Gareth Bale, 25-years-0ld, joined Real Madrid last summer from Tottenham Hotspur for a world record fee …

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Sunderland’s Mannone wants to refund fans following thumping

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Sunderland were roundly humiliated on the weekend as 2500 fans made the 750 mile journey to Southampton. Those hardy North-East supporters saw their side pummelled 8-0 as manager Gus Poyet called it the “most embarrassing” of his career. Now BBC Sport report that Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone, who picked the ball out of his net a staggering 8 times, wants …

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Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger shameful media treatment

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Arsene Wenger’s tough start to the season continued this weekend as Danny Welbeck’s injury time equaliser could only rescue a point at home to Hull City. The Frenchman then took to the media in an uncomfortable interview with the BBC’s Jacqui Oatley. Arsenal led in the match after just 13 minutes as Alexis Sanchez netted but 4 minutes later Hull …

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