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ARSENAL TARGET GABRIEL PAULISTA – 5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 | by Flaviu | No Comments

Subject to work permit clearance, 24-year-old Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista will sign for Arsenal this week in a deal worth £15m. Arsene Wenger seems to have got his man, but did you know these little nuggets about the Brazilian? 1 – Paulista was born in Sao Paulo on 26th November 1990 to middle class parents, […]

RONALDO AND MESSI – A WORLD CLASS RIVALRY

Posted on: November 13th, 2014 | by Flaviu | No Comments

Look through a list of the greatest rivalries in the history of sport. Which is your favourite? Senna and Prost? Borg and McEnroe? Ali and Frazier? Whichever tops your list can’t be far too far ahead of the others – it is these great rivalries that so often define the sports they are embroiled in, […]

100 CAP ROONEY – AN OPPORTUNITY LOST

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 | by Flaviu | No Comments

Wayne Rooney. Rarely has an England international polarised opinion in such a way. This week the Manchester United captain will enter the pantheon of players to reach 100 England caps, and on that basis should be elevated by the media to the level of hero worship recently enjoyed by fellow centurions Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard […]

ALAN PARDEW – THE CASE FOR THE DEFENCE

Posted on: November 11th, 2014 | by Flaviu | No Comments

The signs have been lost, the chants have died out and the knives pressed to Alan Pardew’s neck have been taken away. For the man at the helm of Newcastle United, these past few weeks have been sweet vindication. They’re a proud bunch, the Toon army, and rightly so. Their club is one of the […]

GOOD WEEK / BAD WEEK IN THE EPL #1

Posted on: November 10th, 2014 | by Flaviu | No Comments

A slow start to the Barclays Premier League this weekend proved to be a false dawn with a handful of upsets across the fixture card. After all Saturday’s 3pm kick-offs were deadlocked at half-time, defeats for Arsenal, Spurs and a battling draw for Manchester City threw up talking points aplenty, but who were the big […]