Theo Walcott to return in October for Arsenal

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Arsenal fans will delighted with the news that Theo Walcott will be returning to the first team scene in October. Walcott looks ready to come back from his 10 month lay from a serious knee injury. The winger injured his knee in Arsenal’s win over London rivals Tottenham in an FA Cup tie which saw the Gunners victorious. However, they …

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West Ham midfielder suffers injury blow

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West Ham midfielder, Cheikhou Kouyate has suffered a groin injury that will keep him out of action for up to 6 weeks. Kouyate is one of the latest additions at the Boleyn Ground and has impressed Hammers fans in his first handful of games for the club. However, Kouyate picked up the injury against Liverpool at the weekend. Despite picking up …

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Is Danny Welbeck ready to emulate Thierry Henry?

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Is Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck ready to emulate the success of Gunners hero, Theirry Henry? Speaking to Sky Sports, Wenger admits his new signing has a long way to go if he wishes to emulate the success of former Arsenal striker, Thierry Henry, but has also stated he is pleased with his new signings progress. “Look, give me some time, it is a …

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Was Leicester City’s comeback one of the best ever?

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Was Leicester City’s incredible comeback against Louis Van Gaal’s “Gaalacticos” on Sunday one of the best ever in the Premier League? The foxes succumbed to the quality of United early on, trailing 2-0 to United after Van Persie and Di Maria put Van Gaal’s side in the ascendancy. However, an immediate response by Leonardo Ulloa looked to put Leicester back …

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Arsenal eyeing up January move for Khedira

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Arsenal are continuing their probe for German international and Real Madrid central midfielder, Sami Khedira. Poised to sign him in the summer, Arsenal missed out on any deal for the midfielder but have no turned their attentions to January where they are hoping to lure in the German. At 27-years-old, Khedira is entering his prime age in regards to a …

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Joe Hart poised to move to Liverpool?

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Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is speculated to be leaving the Etihad after revealing he has yet to be offered a new contract. The England number one goalkeeper is keen to continue in the Premier League and Liverpool have emereged as potential suitors to take on the 27-year-old. The Metro reported, “Anything about a new contract is news to me,” Hart said. …

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Super Frankie Lampard

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Frank Lampard was overcome with mixed emotions as he guided home Manchester City’s late equaliser against his former side whom he is considered a legend, Chelsea. As the retired England midfielder entered the fray in the 78th minute, he was welcomed to an overwhelming scene in which both supporters vocalised their appreciation for one of the Premier Leagues greatest. A …

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Premier League preview: featuring Man City v Chelsea

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The Premier League is back following our midweek action in the Champions League and Europa League. Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from a resounding defeat in Germany to Borussia Dortmund as they face Aston Villa away, Saturday may be Alan Pardew’s last game in charge of Newcastle as they take on Hull City, Leicester host Manchester United whilst …

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Will Saturday be Newcastle’s last under Pardew?

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Alan Pardew is possibly facing his final game in charge of Newcastle United this weekend when they take on Hull City at home in the Premier League. Newcastle lie in 20th place in the table and fans have been demanding his departure be confirmed as soon as possible. A fan’s website has emerged called http://sackpardew.com and they state the reasons they …

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Yaya Toure told to prove Manchester City worth

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Manchester City’s Yaya Toure was vital last season as he netted 20 Premier League goals in 35 appearances. However, following a summer of speculation about his future, the midfielder is now being told to prove his worth to the North-West club. Former Manchester City midfielder, Niall Quinn, who played over 200 league games for the club, has told TalkSport that Toure …

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Arsenal tempted by Edinson Cavani move

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When you have to compete with Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the central striker role in a 4-3-3 system, unfortunately you’re always destined to lose. This is the dilemma that faces Edinson Cavani and the Daily Express believe that Arsenal can capitalise on this. Edinson Cavani joined PSG in July 2013 for around €64.5m following three seasons at Napoli in Italy. At …

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England awarded Euro 2020 Final and Semi-Final!

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The Football Association of England were handed the fantastic news today that Wembley will host the Euro 2020 Final. The tournament is planned to be held in 13 cities across Europe and will celebrate the UEFA European Championships’ 60th birthday. Cardiff and the FAW were the only home nation to miss out on staging any of the action as Dublin’s …

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“It’s a great honour to be vice-captain of Liverpool” – Henderson

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Jordan Henderson has revealed his delight at being named the vice-captain of Liverpool this season. “It’s a great honour to be the vice captain of such a big club,” said Henderson on Sky Sports News “It’s a great honour to be given the extra responsibility by the gaffer.” Steven Gerrard currently occupies the armband for Liverpool and has been denoted as …

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QPR Manager – “Taarabt needs to keep his weight down”

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QPR manager, Harry Redknapp has come out and criticised Adel Taarabt over his fitness. The Moroccan has played one minute of Premier League football this season and has been told he is unfit. Taarabt has been ruled out of QPR’s clash against Stoke City this weekend after the play-maker has sustained an ankle injury. However, Redknapp fails to give sympathy …

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Bastia’s Brandao handed 6-month ban

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Bastia striker, Brandao has been handed a 6 month playing ban for his head-butting Thiago Motta in PSG’s 2-0 win at the Parc des Princes on August 16. Sky Sports have today revealed that the striker has been banned after head-butting the Italian midfielder, an action that broke the nose of Motta and has since been brandished a playing ban. A …

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Arsenal and Liverpool tracking Spanish superstar

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Premier League duo, Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly tracking Spanish superstar Isco. The Real Madrid play-maker has found it tough to break into the Spanish sides midfield with the amount of world class talent they have on show. Isco himself is a class act, a player who can change a game in just a few moments. Blessed with pace, flair …

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Bellamy not interested in the Cardiff City job

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Former Cardiff City striker, Craig Bellamy has revealed he has no interest in becoming the new manager of the Welsh side after the departure of Ole Gunner Solskjaer. When Chairman, Vincent Tan was asked whether Bellamy would be asked to take over from the Norwegian, he said, “No, absolutely not.” Additionally, on Thursday, Bellamy coincided with the thoughts of Tan …

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Former Fulham star linked with vacant managerial position

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Former Fulham centre midfielder, Danny Murphy has insisted that he would be interested in taking over the helm at Fulham to succeed the departed Felix Magath. Magath was relieved of his duties last night after only taking over in February. The German could not stop the London club from relegation from the Premier League and have since found themselves at …

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Lassana Diarra linked to Arsenal move

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Former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra is today being linked to Arsenal by the Daily Express. Diarra almost moved to QPR to be reunited with Harry Redknapp on deadline day but the move fell through. Arsenal were dismantled by Borussia Dortmund in Germany on Tuesday night and the criticism as surrounded the deeper roles in his midfield as well as the …

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Champions League review: featuring Chelsea & Manchester City

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The second day of Champions League action took part last night with Bayern Munich hosting Premier League champions Manchester City, Chelsea taking on the visiting Germans of Schalke, PSG travelling to Dutch giants Ajax whilst Barcelona welcomed Cypriots Apoel Nicosia. There were goals galore across Europe and plenty of drama so here is Brandish’s review of Wednesday night’s Champions League …

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