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This week marks the return of the UEFA Champions League, with the quarter final first leg matches taking place during tomorrow and Wednesday evening. Beginning with the matches being played tomorrow, here is the first part of a preview of the week’s action, along with predictions on which teams will be make it into the… Continue reading >

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Chris Froome’s fourth victory in the Tour de France takes him within one of the all-time record that is shared between four of cycling’s greats. His latest win was achieved by the smallest margin of victory for ten years, during a fiercely competitive race in which most of the leading names arrived in good form… Continue reading >

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Following Nadal’s tenth French Open win yesterday, there was a suggestion made during television commentary that the organisers should consider renaming the trophy after him. It’d certainly be a fitting tribute to the Spaniard after he retires, and would not be an excessive gesture in recognising his dominance of the event. Superlatives have long since been… Continue reading >

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There were huge contrasts in the reaction to Jose Mourinho’s sacking as Chelsea manager on Thursday. Fans of Chelsea were understandably disappointed that the man who led the club during last season’s title win had now been removed as club manager. Meanwhile, Mourinho’s detractors – of which he has seen a growing number this season… Continue reading >

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Since the birth of a rivalry between Chelsea and Liverpool a little more than a decade ago, there has rarely been an insignificant fixture between the two teams. Liverpool’s trio of semi final wins in the Champions League and FA Cup twice denied Jose Mourinho an opportunity to contest a European Cup final with Chelsea,… Continue reading >

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One thing that cannot be levelled at La Liga this season is a lack of drama, an often cited reason from fans with a strong preference for the English Premier League. Just as in England, the table is topped by one of the title favourites, but there are also some unlikely clubs in the mix,… Continue reading >

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The appointment of a new manager typically leads to an immediate impact, and Jurgen Klopp’s opening match in charge of Liverpool was no exception to that trend. Despite a promising start to the season, the Reds have looked distinctly average in most games since a impressive performance at Arsenal had led to genuine hope that the… Continue reading >