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The 7 Most Surprising England Call-ups

Patrick McDevitt
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International weekend sees the Home Nations continue in their campaign to reach World Cup 2018. After a promising, but ultimately futile, performance against Germany in Wednesday’s friendly, England’s attention turns to Lithuania. The Three Lions meet their Baltic counterparts, managed by one time Heart of Midlothian striker, Edgaras Jankauskas, at Wembley on Sunday. The fixture […]

Six Of The Biggest FA Cup Mismatches Ever

Steve Charnock
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Arsenal fans aren’t best pleased at the moment, are they? If you listened to them in the week – following their second 5-1 drubbing by Bayern Munich in as many weeks – the message was clear… ‘The club’s being destroyed’. Quite how fans of Charlton, Coventry, Blackpool, Leyton Orient or Blackburn might react to such […]

Five Of The Best League Cup Finals Ever

Steve Charnock
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What are you doing on Sunday afternoon? That’s right, you’re watching the League Cup final.┬áLet’s face it, that’s what everyone still calls it, isn’t it? It’s technically the ‘EFL Cup’ final now, isn’t it? But whether it’s the EFL Cup, the Worthington’s Cup, the Rumbelows Cup or even the Milk Cup (remember that one?), most […]

CHOKED! The Premier League Leaders Who Threw It All Away…

Steve Charnock
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There are fourteen games left of the 2016/17 Premier League season and Chelsea lead by a full nine points. Most football fans, bookmakers and clubs are poised to write off the title as the West Londoners’ after this weekend. If┬áSpurs leave Anfield on Saturday evening without three points, it’s game over, isn’t it? Isn’t it? […]

Football Clubs You Never Knew Had Won The FA Cup

Steve Charnock
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It’s FA Cup weekend again, as plenty of teams gear up to try and squeak through to the fifth round of this year’s competition. Who’s going to win this year’s trophy? Well, more than likely it’ll be one of your usual suspects again: Chelsea, City, United, Liverpool, Spurs or Arsenal. They all, rather obviously, lead […]

Football’s Worst Ever Title Defences

Steve Charnock
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So, then. Leicester City. It’s not going all that well for them this year, is it? Alright, they’re still in the FA Cup and have weirdly dominated their Champions League fixtures (well, most of them). But their league form? Almost predictably poor. At the time of writing, Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes sit 15th, just six points […]

Premier League Clubs’ 2017 New Years’ Resolutions

Steve Charnock
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So that’s Christmas over and done with for another year. And speaking of years, the horror show that’s been 2016 is coming to a close and a new year (2017, we’re assuming) is almost upon us. As January 1st edges ever closer, our thoughts turn to New Year’s resolutions. But not ours or yours. After […]