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England: Out with the old, in with the older?

The announcement of Sam Allardyce’s inaugural England squad..

Brings with it five alterations to Roy Hodgson’s calamitous European Championship selection. (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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International break could be a blessing in disguise for Newcastle United

After a very positive second-half display against Sunderland.

There is a brief sense of optimism and hope that Newcastle can still claw themselves out of the relegation zone. (more…)

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Can Rafa Benitez steer Newcastle United to safety?

Even though the transfer window doesn’t open officially until July.

Few would deny that Newcastle United have perhaps already made the signing of the year. (more…)

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Premier League relegation battle: Who will go down with Aston Villa?

Everyone has pretty much agreed that Aston Villa are going to be relegated this season;

Lying 12 points away from safety with only seven games remaining, their season is dead. (more…)

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Can Newcastle United survive the relegation battle?

If I told you a football club had a money grabbing owner who is unpopular with the fans.

An owner who let go of one of the better managers in the country, only to appointment one of the most disliked former England managers of all time who then went on to sign dubious players. (more…)

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Why do the British continue to flop abroad?

David Moyes was relieved of his duties at Real Sociedad this week,

In a not unexpected move by the Basque club. (more…)

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Who could be the next Premier League manager to be sacked?

We have entered the time of the season when managers start to become nervous.

As chairmen across the country start to get an itchy trigger finger and ponder whether a managerial change is required to change their fortunes. (more…)

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The rise of the mid-table club: Leicester City, Crystal Palace and West Ham

When the fixtures are released, we all usually look for the same things.

Who you get on the first and last day of the season, the derbies, and the ‘winnable’ games. (more…)

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Derby County: New season

Long time, no post.

In fact, my last post was after the 1-1 draw with Brentford at the back end of last season – how things have changed! Sorry, who is Steve McClaren? (more…)

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An interesting summer ahead at Derby County

The events of Wembley at the weekend are still sore.

But I’m sure all Rams fans will agree that we can be optimistic about the coming season. (more…)

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The alternative league table – Part 3

The idea of this list is to rank Premier League clubs based on who runs each club.

The focus isn’t just on the money that is spent on wages and transfers fees. (more…)

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The problem with England

England, England, England, or actually should that be Inger-land, Inger-land, Inger-land?

Either way, we are once again left shaking our heads as fortress Wembley once more crumbled like a sand castle facing the foot of the beach bully trying to woo the bikini clad babe. (more…)

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So, England… not bad, ey?

A good friend of mine and I used to be a big fans of watching the national team.

One of the first tournaments I watched was Euro 96, and that is the England team, full of characters and passion, that I remember so fondly. (more…)

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Scottish managers: Is there something in the water?

Unless you’ve been held captive in Guantanamo Bay you will know that David Moyes replaced Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager last week.

Prior to the appointment, there was much speculation about who would become the new manager with many media commentators, bookmakers, pundits and fans deciding that it was two horse race between Moyes and Jose Mourinho. (more…)

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