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10 reasons why The Byrds are the most influential rock band of all time

1 They brought Dylan to the masses And helped him on his discovery of electric music 2 They influenced The Beatles   The Fabs hero-worshiped them, and many Beatles tracks feature that trademark Byrds jangly guitar. Rubber Soul was almost a Byrds tribute album. 3 They were first to get a Psychedelic song in the […]...More

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Arsenal update: news on QPR targets from Harry and Arsene

Arsenal travel to QPR on Saturday and as Arsene Wenger has reiterated today they only have one thing on their minds – winning three points. Maybe afterwards though Arsene will sit down for post match cuppa with Harry and talk about the future of several QPR players. The most obvious one is Julio Cesar who […]...More

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Arsene Wenger on a Cesc Fabregas return to Arsenal

Among the many things that Arsene Wenger has commented on this morning, he had a word or two to say about Arsenal’s one time star Cesc Fabregas. A man who is struggling at Barcelona and yesterday said when asked about his possible return to London “I do not know what is being said and even […]...More

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10 reasons why The Beatles were better than The Stones

1 Without The Beatles The Stones would still be playing in back street pubs in Kent The Fabs even gifted The Stones their first hit single 2 The Beatles had an amazingly consistent run of brilliant albums   The Stones’ 60s albums were a bit hit and miss. There is a reason why they got […]...More

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Arsenal round up: Gonalons, Fabregas, Koscielny and Cesar

It is no secret that Arsenal are looking to strengthen their midfield this summer with one, maybe two signings. On the Emirates wants list somewhere is likely to be the £15m-rated Lyon captain Maxime Gonalons. Wenger has sent scouts to watch the 24-year-old on several occasions this season and Lyon have hinted that it take […]...More

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Arsenal’s new striker? Or a last throw of the dice?

The other week Arsene Wenger hinted that he has been working with Lukas Podolski on playing the German as a striker through the middle. And then against Man United, with Giroud sidelined, Podolski lead the line in a to be honest largely ineffective way. Anyhow with rumours of a possible bid for the German from […]...More

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10 reasons why The Rolling Stones are better than The Beatles

1 They have the coolest member of both bands Brian Jones or Ringo? There’s no contest there. 2 The Stones had an edgy dark side. The Beatles would never have released an album called Their Satanic Majesties would they? The Beatles dabbled with the counter culture in the 60s. The Stones were the counter culture […]...More

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Villa, Valdes, Sanchez, Song – should Arsenal sign any of them?

While everyone else was marveling at a wonderful performance from Bayern last night Arsenal fans had another reason to keep a very close eye on Barca’s woeful Champions League exit. This is because for the latter part of the game all five of the players that have been linked with the club in the last […]...More

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Liverpool Sound City – Spotify playlist

If you live in or near Liverpool you are in for a treat this weekend, as from Tuesday Sound City returns. And this year the collection of bands that are playing are very impressive especially if you like your psych 60s influenced music. It seems like the whole group of Heavenly Records psych bands are […]...More

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ITV gets scoop of the year with Jose Mourinho to Chelsea – then does an Adele

In case you haven’t seen it yet this is the ITV interview in which Jose Mourinho was just about to reveal where he was going to manage next year, but got interrupted as the channel had to shoot off to the news/ads. I think the technical term for this is doing an Adele. Mourinho did […]...More

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Arsenal update: Draxler, Adler and Benteke

It is a fairly quiet morning for transfer rumours today, but there are a few lingering on from yesterday that have small updates. Firstly Julian Draxler has been rubbishing suggestions that he will move to Borussia Dortmund in the summer. With Gotze on his way to Bayern Munich Draxler was apparently being lined up as […]...More

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Henry? Laudrup? Klopp? Who will be the next Arsenal manager?

Ok, so he might not go this summer (but then he might) but Arsene Wenger can’t go on forever and Arsenal will soon have to address the issue of finding a new manager. On one level Arsenal are still a pretty attractive club to manage – nice stadium, stable-ish board, probability of Champions League football […]...More

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The five reasons why Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger isn’t PSG-bound this summer

First it was clear that he was staying, and now the Telegraph has suggested that he is on his way to France. So where will Arsene Wenger be managing next season? I think there is only one place – Arsenal. The Frenchman isn’t about to jettison his North London project a year earlier for the […]...More

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Is Wenger leaving Arsenal and heading for PSG?

I though we had this one sorted yesterday when Arsene Wenger seemed to commit to Arsenal for the next twelve months, but apparently not. In case you haven’t seen it though this morning The Telegraph is suggesting that leading figures at PSG have been telling members of the French footballing elite that Arsene is on […]...More

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Will Arsenal fans ever forgive Robin Van Persie?

There was one very brief, but very poignant moment yesterday at The Emirates. After heading towards the away fans to applaud them the ex-Arsenal striker turned awkwardly towards a section of Arsenal fans and continued to clap. But with his ears ringing with boos the Dutchman realised that no one in the home section of […]...More


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