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When Slaven met Marko – A new signing adding to West Ham’s woes.

It’s all gone a bit pear-shaped for West Ham , hasn’t it? The move to the London Stadium was marred in controversy and fan violence, the season isn’t going well (to say the least), and the previously ‘Super’ Slaven Bilic is hanging by a thread. A bold new signing was what he needed at the […]

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How Did Arsenal Players Fare Over the International Break?

How Arsenal Players Fared on International Duty. Petr Cech: Despite retiring from International football in the summer following the Czech Republic’s disappointing Euro 2016, Petr Cech was honoured with the Czech player of the year last week. He hasn’t been anywhere close to his best this year, however, in my opinion, the award is still […]

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Are Chelsea the real deal?

After their narrow one nil victory on Monday, Chelsea joined neighbours Arsenal and Tottenham as well as Manchester City in the semi-final of the FA Cup. They have been drawn against Tottenham and are still very much on for an unlikely double. At the start of the season not maybe punters will have predicted that […]

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Wenger out! But who comes in?

Arsenal are one of the most successful teams in the history of English football, boasting an impressive thirteen league titles, a dozen FA Cups and two League Cups, to name just a few. Arsenal have had the same manager since 1996 – Arsene Wenger – who is currently the longest serving manager in English football. […]

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What the Fans Thought – How the fighting Cockerels decapitated the Potters.

London is, undeniably, an amazing city. As is (in my opinion) Stoke. Things we have to boast to our name include; the Spitfire, the pottery industry, and of course, Robbie Williams. One thing we don’t have to our name at the moment is a defence. Good god. We were awful. It was initially the job […]

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‘Have you ever seen Tottenham win the league?’ maybe soon…

Spurs fans know the chant well: they don’t need to be reminded of it.  Any proud fan old enough to remember will tell you of the glory days under Bill Nicholson, during which the club lifted the old First Division trophy in 1961. Yet the younger generation will struggle to find similar successes for Tottenham […]

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4 things we learnt from the opening weekend of the Premier League

The ‘Big Club’ mentality is back. For over a decade before Leicester’s victorious crusade the so called ‘big four’ dominated England’s top tier. Sir Alex and the Red Devils struck fear into the hearts of their opponents, and Wenger’s invincibles showed a ruthless quality key to the consistent success of any top football club. In […]