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Ruthless City dispatch mediocre Manchester United

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Image Credit [Fox Sports Asia] Manchester City continued their unbeaten start to their Premier League campaign with a convincing 3-1 win at home to rivals Manchester United. Goals from David Silva, Kun Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan proved too much for a United side who, despite having improved over the past … Read More

Honours Even at the Emirates

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Image Credit: [The Guardian] Liverpool remain unbeaten despite conceding a late equaliser to Alexandre Lacazette. Liverpool maintained their unbeaten run and momentarily climbed back to the summit of the Premier League on Saturday evening as they surrendered a slender lead to draw 1-1 at Arsenal. Jurgen Klopp’s side survived an … Read More

Where are all the Black British Football Managers?

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Image Credit: [The Guardian] The Gryphon examines whether there are less opportunities available for black football managers and coaches in England. Does English football have a problem with employing black managers? Sol Campbell, winner of 73 senior England caps, certainly thinks so, blasting the FA as being “institutionally racist” in … Read More

Sumptuous Sturridge saves Liverpool’s unbeaten record

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Image Credit: [The Times] The game was wedded to be ‘The Battle of Salah and Hazard’ by various tabloid media outlets, but this only tells the superficial side of the football match. Saturday’s late afternoon fixture was the coming together of Klopp’s revved pressing machine against Sarri’s speedy passing locomotive. … Read More

The Circus that is Manchester United

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Photo credit: (SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images) I remember when I was eleven years old and a friend of my father couldn’t attend Old Trafford on a cold night in January as Manchester United hosted Watford. Lucky for me, he lent us a pair of season tickets and I watched United cruise to … Read More

Salah’s sumptuous season seals prize

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Liverpool’s ‘Egyptian King’ Mo Salah scooped the PFA Player of the Year award on Sunday night, as he seeks to break further Liverpool and Premier League records in what has been a spectacular season for the winger. For some time, it has been a two-horse race for the accolade, but … Read More

Manchester City clinch title with ease

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It seems rather ironic that the most worthy of Premier League champions clinched their title in such an unexciting fashion, as strugglers West Brom managed a 1-0 win against Manchester City’s closest challengers Manchester United to gift City their first Premier League crown since 2014, and their third title in … Read More

Wenger to leave Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger has announced he is set to leave Arsenal at the end of this season, the club he has been manager of for nearly 22 years. For many university students who are Arsenal fans, they have known no other manager in their lifetime. He has won three Premier League … Read More

Pep Guardiola is building a dynasty on one half of Manchester; the other half can merely stand by and hark back to glories of the past

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One moment, in Manchester City’s decisive 3-1 victory over Everton on Saturday evening, encapsulated – more than any other – what this seasons’ champions-in-waiting are all about. And what their neighbours are so distant from. A stray long ball from Wayne Rooney found itself at the feet of Ederson Moraes, … Read More

Football’s VAR: The Story So Far

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The use of the new replay technology in UK football has divided fans, players and pundits alike. On the 8th January, Brighton’s FA cup tie with Crystal Palace marked the first use of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) within UK competitive football. Already introduced into high calibre leagues including the … Read More