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Anyone’s Game – 2016/17 Premier League Preview

2 years ago / 0 comments

So here we go. After the Year of the Fox, the most unpredictable season in the history of the Premier League, we’re now on the edge of what will surely be the most competitive. After Leicester’s shock victory in May, the next ten months really are anyone’s game, with some … Read More

Should the Premier League Introduce a Winter Break?

3 years ago / 0 comments

STRICTLY speaking, Premier League footballers aren’t supposed to be tucking into the turkey too much come Christmas Day, nor is there the option to go overboard on the wine. In many respects, the ‘merry’ is often taken out of the Christmas for the stars of England’s top flight tier, who … Read More

Lucrative TV deal leaves football fans livid

4 years ago / 0 comments

Whether you are a football fan or not, everyone is aware of the vast amounts of money associated with the ‘Beautiful Game’, from player transfers to sponsorship deals. Therefore, it was no surprise when the new £5.136bn Premier League TV rights deal was recently announced. The deal, shared between TV giants … Read More

FOOTBALL: Transfer Window round up

4 years ago / 0 comments

As the transfer window slammed shut at precisely 11pm last night (except for loans of course, but we’ll gloss over them), English Premier League clubs could reflect on a grand total of £130 million spent, 35 new faces to be welcomed into the squads, and the usual hyperbolic amount of … Read More

Sport | Breathtaking Premier League season comes to a close

5 years ago / 0 comments

A breathtaking season of Premier League football came to a relatively lacklustre conclusion on Sunday as Manchester City were crowned champions for the second time in three years. A comfortable 2-0 win over West Ham handed the Blues the trophy as Liverpool’s glimmer of hope that they could reclaim the … Read More

Sport | Why Pulis has been this year's top manager

5 years ago / 0 comments

As another Premier League season draws to a close, the prospect of choosing the manager of the year looms on the horizon, surely an obvious choice? The affable Brendan Rodgers could potentially guide a thrilling Liverpool side to their first league title in 24 years. Liverpool have certainly played breath-taking … Read More

Sport | Liverpool in pole position for Premier League glory

5 years ago / 0 comments

A crucial 3-2 win over Manchester City saw Liverpool emerge as title favourites after another weekend of scintillating Premier League football. On the weekend before the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, Steven Gerrard’s tearful breakdown at full-time was evidence of just how highly emotions were running at Anfield as … Read More

Sport | City take first step to quadruple with Capital One Cup win

5 years ago / 0 comments

Wembley was host to the Capital One Cup this weekend, seeing Manchester City aim to secure their first trophy under new manager Manuel Pellegrini. Despite what was a strong performance from Sunderland, City proved too much after coming from behind to win 3-1. Manchester City were overwhelming favourites going into the game and … Read More

Sport | Tough ties await for British sides as Champions League returns

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Champions League returns this week and has thrown up some mouthwatering ties in the first round of the knockout stage. Manchester City are set to experience the knockout rounds for the first time as they face four-time winners Barcelona. Whilst Manuel Pellegrini would have loved an easier path to … Read More

Sport | Debate – Is Eden Hazard the best young player in the world?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Following his hattrick last weekend, LS Sport examines Jose Mourinho’s claim that Eden Hazard is currently the best young player in world football. YES – Euan Cunningham I believe that in terms of shaping, controlling and exerting his will on games, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has a good case for being the most important … Read More