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The Tiny List of Modern Footballers That Have Played For Both Manchester United and Liverpool

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Argentina’s Superclásico. El Clásico in Spain. The Derby della Madonnina in Italy. The Old Firm Derby in Glasgow. Fierce local rivalries are one of the juiciest things about football. For fans, matchdays don’t get bigger or better than Derby Day. And this weekend sees arguably the most intense local derby in the Premier League… Liverpool […]

How England Have (Nearly) Qualified For World Cup 2018

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He may not be the most exciting manager that England have ever had nestle a pair of buttocks into one of those luxurious Recaro seats in the Wembley dugouts, but Gareth Southgate looks to have guided The Three Lions to next year’s World Cup in Russia regardless. And with some ease. Okay, it’s not always been […]

The 2017/18 EFL Championship: Our Predictions

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While most of the newspapers, radio stations and TV types fixate on the Premier League obsessively for the next nine-odd months, a good chunk of the rest of the country will be looking further down the football pyramid to check out how their team is getting on. There may be 20 teams in the top […]

The Rare Phenomena of Local Derbies in FA Cup Finals

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The league season is over. And with no World Cup or European Championship to look forward this summer, we’ve only really got two major games left of 2016/17: The Champions League Final and Saturday’s big showdown, the FA Cup Final. This year’s big domestic cup face-off is between two London teams, Premier League champions Chelsea […]

7 Times Underdogs STUNNED The Champions League

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Tuesday and Wednesday evening sees the first legs of this year’s Champions League Quarter Finals. And it’s a familiar line-up, with most of the big boys still present and paired up together. Which means we’ve got some pretty tasty fixtures… Juve Vs. Barca, Dortmund Vs. Monaco and Real Vs. Bayern. Oh, yeah. And Leicester City […]

The 7 ‘Funniest’ Ever Pranks Pulled By Footballers

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So, then. It’s April Fools Day this weekend. A time for jokes, gags, pranks, stunts and wind-ups. But rather than leaving it all to comedians and newspaper editors, we thought we’d focus in on the real kings of the practical joke – footballers. Yes, that’s right, we all know that there’s no one funnier than […]