Does Harry Kane deserve a start for Spurs?

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Harry Kane came to the rescue to salvage 3 points for Spurs in last nights clash with Aston Villa. The Villans took the lead when Andreas Weimann slid home a Charles N’Zogbia low cross. Till that point, Villa had control despite Emmanuel Adebayor missing a glorious chance when put through 1-on-1 with Brad Guzan but the Togo striker’s shot was expertly …

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Manchester United Update – Rojo dislocates shoulder

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Manchester United’s 1-0 defeat to arch rivals Manchester City was dealt an even bigger blow after summer signing Marcos Rojo dislocated his shoulder. The Argentinian defender went in for a sliding tackle and left his arm out as a support but it bucked underneath him and his shoulder popped out of joint. United are already down to bare bones in …

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Liverpool update – Adam Lallana: best still to come

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Liverpool spent heavily in the summer transfer window following the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona. This campaign was supposed to be a successful one as the club finished second in the Premier League last season, however things haven’t go so smoothly so far as the Reds sit in 7th with just 14 points from 9 games. Now Adam Lallana, …

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QPR – Will Adel Taarabt feature against Chelsea?

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Harry Redknapp has told Sky Sports that the row between himself and maverick winger Adel Taarabt could be over this weekend as he is in contention to play against Chelsea. The 25-year-old had previously been accused of being “three stone overweight” by the QPR boss. Adel Taarabt began his career in France with Lens and then in 2007 Tottenham Hotspur signed …

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Everton – Eto’o has already earned a new contract

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33-year-old Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has impressed since moving to Goodison Park this summer. Now the Daily Mirror report he will already be given a new contract by manager Roberto Martinez. Eto’o was hunted by cross-city Merseyside rivals Liverpool in the transfer window following his release from London club Chelsea but he elected to move to Everton and in his …

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QPR – Can Shaun Wright-Phillips earn a starting place?

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Shaun Wright-Phillips was once one of the hottest prospects in British football when the winger broke through into the Manchester City first team squad as a youngster. Now at 33-years-old, Talksport believe he won’t move on from Loftus Road and vows to fight for a starting place. Wright-Phillips, 5ft 5 1/2ins, joined Manchester City in 1995 after his release from Nottingham …

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Spurs update – Assou-Ekotto’s wages holding up exit

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Tottenham Hotspur are desperately trying to get rid of unwanted Cameroon international Benoit Assou-Ekotto. However, according to the Daily Mirror the player’s wages are holding up any potential deal. Assou-Ekotto is 30-years-old but is nowhere near the Spurs full side meaning his £40,000-a-week wages are being paid with no appearances being made. The left-back began his career in France with …

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Manchester United Update – United tracking Trabzonspor striker

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Manchester United are reportedly tracking Trabzonspor striker Abdul Majeed Waris according to reports from the Daily Mail. It is believed that Ryan Giggs is said to have been scouting that Ghana striker who currently plies his trade in Turkey with Trabzonspor. The 23-year-old has been turning heads since arriving in Turkey with some impressive displays and now football giants Manchester United are rumoured …

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Own Goals Galore! 5 own goals in 1 game…

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5 own goals in one game, a fate that Richard Dunne could only dream of! However, it seems there was something suspicious going on between Indonesian sides PSS Sleman and PSIS Semarang in their country’s first division play-offs. Sleman won the game 3-2, but, both teams have been disqualified because a committee panel said that both sides tried to lose the game …

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New York Cosmos sign Raul

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Former Real Madrid striker Raul has joined US side, New York Cosmos according to BBC Sport. The 37-year-old will join up with his new side in April 2015 on a “multi-year” contract and will also be the technical adviser of the youth academy. The New York Cosmos have recently reformed (2013) after the club folded in 1985. The Cosmos has welcomed the …

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Liverpool Update – Is Steven Gerrard to leave Anfield in the summer?

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Liverpool captain, midfielder and legend Steven Gerrard has revealed that he may leave Anfield this summer if he is not offered a new contract. The former England captain, spoke to BBC Sport and revealed that his future may lie elsewhere in the future. Gerrard has been a fantastic ambassador for Liverpool; loyal and consistent in his performances, however, the 34-year-old has revealed …

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Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale set to return for Liverpool

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Real Madrid’s Welsh sensation Gareth Bale is set to return to action with Premier League giants Liverpool in his sights. The Daily Express carry the quotes from Los Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti who confirms Gareth Bale is almost fully recovered from his muscular injury. Gareth Bale began his professional career with Southampton after progressing through their prestigious academy. He would move on to …

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Manchester City a “bigger club” than Manchester United?!

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A regular debate amongst football fans is “whose club is bigger?”, Peter Schmeichel has added fuel to the fire in the Manchester debate as he told Manchester Evening News that City are currently bigger than United. Peter Schmeichel joined Manchester United in 1991 for a little over £500,000 from Danish club Brøndby. He is not just a Manchester United legend but …

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QPR better off without suspended Rio Ferdinand?

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QPR’s Rio Ferdinand was hit by a £25,000 fine yesterday but worse than that was banned for three matches because of an offensive tweet. The Daily Mirror report though that whilst Ferdinand may be fuming about the suspension, his QPR teammates are secretly delighted and believe they are better off without him. Rio Ferdinand started his career at West Ham …

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Liverpool, Spurs & Man United hunt Omer Toprak

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Omer Toprak, 25-years-old, is currently employed by Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga but is now being looked at by Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United according to the Daily Star. Toprak was born in Germany and signed for his local club before moving to Freiburg as a youngster in 2005. He would played 68 first-team league games for the club …

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Arsenal update – Is Stephan Lichtsteiner a target?

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Arsenal have had major defensive problems this season, injuries galore and so Talksport believe that Arsene Wenger will make some signings in January to sort this. One at the top of the list is Juventus’ right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner. Lichtsteiner is a Swiss international who joined Juventus in June 2011 for €10m from Serie A rivals Lazio. Lichtsteiner made 100 league appearances …

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Liverpool update – Marco Reus to make sensational move?

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Speculation around the future of German international Marco Reus has been rumbling on for months, now The Metro believe that Liverpool are favourites to land his signature. The Daily Express understand Arsenal and Manchester United are also interested in Reus. Marco Reus has been in contract talks with his current employers Borussia Dortmund for a few months now but it appears …

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Chelsea, Arsenal, Man United & Liverpool all want Bakkali

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Those of you who play FIFA or Football Manager will certainly heard of PSV Eindhoven’s 18-year-old winger Zakaria Bakkali. The young Belgian has a whole host of European clubs looking at him, including Premier League sides Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United. Bakkali joined PSV in 2008 as a 12-year-old and grew up through the club’s academy. He spent some …

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Tom Ince – The teenage prodigy, now flop set for Notts Forest?

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Tom Ince… What can be said? Daddies boy? Full of potential? A major flop? Well maybe all three count? Son of the famous Paul Ince, Tom was offered a chance to play regular Premier League football with Cardiff City in the summer of 2013 but turned them down as he was awaiting a Liverpool move. This summer he turned down …

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