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With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer nominated for the Premier League Manager of the Year award, and Rio Ferdinand claiming earlier this week that Man United have overtaken Liverpool, the idea that Red Devils have enjoyed a season of great progression seems to be popular. A deeper look into some of the statistics for the season doesn’t… Continue reading >

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Bad champions. That was the damning verdict on Liverpool by Roy Keane, the outspoken pundit and winner of multiple titles as captain of Manchester United. Keane’s assessment came after Liverpool were beaten 4-1 at Anfield by Man City, who would comfortably finish the season as this season’s champions. However, while the claim had some merit… Continue reading >

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If last season’s fight to finish fourth in the Premier League was dramatic, the race for Champions League qualification this season may be even more so. With Man City and Liverpool dominating the league throughout 2018/19, and Spurs sitting comfortably in third for much of the season, the battle for the final spot was contested… Continue reading >

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After strong league performances by Man City and Liverpool over the 2018/19 Premier League season, it’s understandable that most predictions for this season’s winners focussed on one of those two teams. But despite the existence of a 25 point gap between last year’s runners-up, Liverpool, and Chelsea in 3rd position, it’s not an unrealistic prospect… Continue reading >

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With Barcelona securing their place in the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final on Tuesday night, Real Madrid last night had the chance to set up a fixture involving the two clubs that arguably make up the biggest rivalry in football. Cristiano Ronaldo’s first half penalty put Carlo Ancelotti’s men en route to overturning their first… Continue reading >

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Rafa Benitez is not having much luck in the Champions League. Last year, his first game in the competition after taking over at Chelsea was also his only Champions League game with the club. The result was a 6-1 victory over Rosenborg, but such was the position that Chelsea found themselves in under Roberto Di Matteo,… Continue reading >