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Premier League Early Season Report Card

The weekend just past saw (for the vast majority of clubs) the tenth round of fixtures in the Barclays Premier League season 2012/13. It’s generally accepted that after ten games things have usually settled down, following the early season frenzy … Continue reading

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Blues Park Bus to Pip Bayern!

Chelsea and Bayern Munich locked horns on Saturday night in the 2011/12 Champions’ League final. The Allianz Arena in Munich played host to the show-piece event and, in doing so, welcomed one of her home teams to the stage, giving … Continue reading

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Time For Technology as Chelsea Claim Kudos in Cup Controversy

The debate over goal-line technology in football and the overwhelming need for it dominates the headlines yet again this week, in a season which has seen no small amount of controversy regarding officials, decisions and the rules of the game. … Continue reading

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Premier League Midweek Round-Up

Not a lot is certain as the Barclays Premier League approaches its final weekend, much is yet to be decided. With most teams having already played 36 games of the 2011/12 season, some were playing midweek catch-up over the last … Continue reading

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Rivalry Renewed: F.A. Cup Final Preview

Date: Saturday May 5th K.O. : 5.15 PM (BST) Venue: Wembley Stadium Saturday May 5th sees Liverpool face Chelsea in the F.A. Cup final at Wembley. The show-piece final, which was once the final game of the English season, will … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the Premier League 28th-30th April

The Barclays Premier League season is rapidly nearing its conclusion. With just three games to go and massive prizes/forfeits at stake, it really is “squeaky bum time” for those involved in the relevant tussles. The relegation picture is beginning to … Continue reading

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F.A. Cup Semi-Final Review

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past fortnight, you are likely to know that this year’s F.A. Cup semi-finals took place at Wembley over the weekend. The draw had served up two derby matches, pitting rivals from … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the Premier League 6th-8th April

Easter Weekend in the Premier League and we now know who will be crowned Premier League Champions for 2011/12. No prizes for guessing that the club hails from Manchester, however many commentators, including myself at one stage, had thought that … Continue reading

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Champions’ League Quarter-Final Second-Legs 3rd-4th April

The UEFA Champions League quarter-finals second-legs took place in midweek, with the remaining eight teams still standing in this year’s competition, looking to take another step on the road to Munich for May’s final. Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the Premier League 10th -12th March

The Barclays Premier League reached the three quarter mark with the conclusion of last weekend’s fixtures, eighteen of the twenty teams now have just ten games to go, with Liverpool and Everton contesting their game in hand in the 217th  … Continue reading

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