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Why Andy Carroll’s amazing overhead kick was best goal of Premier League season

Andy Carroll’s amazing overhead kick should have been named the best goal of the Premier League season,

So says Sky pundit and former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher. (more…)

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Football – The (not so) beautiful game

For those, like myself, who have grown up accustom to the concept of football and finance going hand-in-hand.

You may have somebody in your life that resembles my father. (more…)

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Euro 96: When football (nearly) came home

For football fans across the globe..

Them few weeks immediately after the season ends are quite frankly horrible. (more…)

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Tough task facing Newcastle United after ill-timed relegation

Now that the tension of the title race has dissipated.

Eyes will all shift to the bottom half. (more…)

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Predicting the Premier League relegation battle run in

With the new Premier League TV deal coming into effect as of next season.

Relegation is an unthinkable prospect for top flight clubs. (more…)

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What does the prospect of a European Super League mean for the Premier League?

Last month, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge re-ignited the debate on the prospect of a European Super League.

We ask – could it really happen? (more…)

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Our Jimmy – Coventry City legend

On 19th December 2015,

Sky Blue legend, Jimmy Hill, sadly passed away. (more…)

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Maidstone United: Making their way back

At 5.30pm on Saturday evening Maidstone United will line-up in front of the BBC Wales cameras,

As they visit Conference Premier side Wrexham in the second round of the FA Cup. (more…)

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Dodgy football lookalikes: Volume 6

Drum roll please ladies and gents…

Because our dodgy football lookalikes are back for another very .. erm ‘dodgy’ instalment.

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TV money leaves no room for the working class fan

On Monday night Arsenal faced Newcastle at the Emirates, an eight o’clock kick off live on Sky TV.

A 560-mile round trip awaited the Geordies, with 2000 of them making the trip. (more…)

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England’s dreaming – All those years of hurt

When I was a small boy, there were two scarves hung in my room, Coventry and England.

Club and Country, my footballing legacies for life. (more…)

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Owners with a lonely heart

It’s summer in the late 1990’s and I’m at an open day at Coventry City’s then stadium, Highfield Road.

The club are living the dream as the Premiership takes off and football is ridding its image of sport of hooligan’s to the new lifestyle choice of a more upwardly mobile clientele. (more…)

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The magic of the FA Cup

It’s that time of year again where as fans we either sit wiping our brow in relief, gesticulate furiously at anyone who will allow or wildly party as if it were 1999.

That’s right, FA Cup 3rd round weekend. (more…)

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The sad and sorry state of affairs for a matchday football fan

Matt Boosey takes a look at the grim reality of football ticket prices

.. and analyses what specific costs are involved for his two respective clubs. (more…)

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Has player power gone too far? Who dictates modern day transfers?

In many respects football is a world and a law unto itself.

There is no better example of this than the corrupt and murky realm that is the transfer window. (more…)

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