Ballon d’Or list announced – who made the cut?

FIFA have released their 23-man short-list that will go head to head to be crowned world player of the year, 2014. The Premier League is represented by 5 players; Angel Di Maria, Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Yaya Toure. Meanwhile, Gareth Bale has been nominated and is the only player from the Home Nations who made the cut. …

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Oliver BainesBallon d’Or list announced – who made the cut?

Bale wins Welsh player of the year…again

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale has picked up the Welsh player of the year for a fourth time in five years. The former Spurs player has stormed to success since his time at Madrid and is constantly improving his game in Spain. Bale has now surpasses John Hartson and Mark Hughes who picked up the award three times each. Bale is …

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Oliver BainesBale wins Welsh player of the year…again

Ramsey injured on Wales duty

Arsenal midfield and key player, Aaron Ramsey has picked up an awkward ankle injury whilst on international duty with Wales. There had been much dispute over the conditions of Andorra’s 3G pitch. Gareth Bale had said it was “the worst pitch I’ve ever played on” and it appears it may have been the cause of Ramsey’s knock. Wales manager Chris …

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Oliver BainesRamsey injured on Wales duty

Bale double saves Welsh blushes

Real Madrid superstar, Gareth Bale had to single-handedly get his country out a bit of bother after Wales came from 1-0 down against Andorra in their opening Euro 2016 qualifying match. The former Spurs winger scored a late free-kick to give Wales all three points. Andorra took the lead through a penalty have Neil Taylor had been adjudged to have …

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Oliver BainesBale double saves Welsh blushes
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If only England had this Real Madrid and Arsenal duo…

Many have asked the question whether England would have faired better at the World Cup if Welsh duo, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey lived just those few extra miles west of the country and could qualify to play for the Three Lions? England fell at the first hurdle of the World Cup and will be bitterly disappointed after showing signs …

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Oliver BainesIf only England had this Real Madrid and Arsenal duo…

Van Persie, Bale or Mata. Who would be your PFA Player of the year?

The PFA Player Of The Year shortlist has been announced. There is a bit of controversy around the list this year as there is arguably no outstanding candidate. The shortlist comprises six candidates which have been voted for by players a month or so ago – they get two votes each. Last year Robin Van Persie was the obvious choice …

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AshleyVan Persie, Bale or Mata. Who would be your PFA Player of the year?