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The Rare Phenomena of Local Derbies in FA Cup Finals

Steve Charnock
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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

Steve Charnock
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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

Steve Charnock
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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 […]

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 […]

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. Let’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 Spurs leave Anfield on Saturday evening without three points, it’s game over, isn’t it? Isn’t it? […]