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Premier League 2015 -1 6 season evaluate: our novelists’ best and worst

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th September 2017

Our columnists take stock after a marvelous Premier League season, appointing their musician of the season, the best aim, the best parallel and much more Best actor Paul Doyle Riyad Mahrez. Dominic Fifield You could take your pick from Jamie Vardy, NGolo Kant or Riyad Mahrez at Leicester but Mahrez goes my vote on the […]

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Everything you need to know about Gianni Infantino, the brand-new Fifa president

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th September 2017

Gianni Infantino is a occupation boasts head who can cite sincere achievements at Uefa and whose safarus pictured he is astutely well informed footballs political soul: self-interest Clearly competent, professional, bristling more evidently with aspiration than identity, Gianni Infantino is an archetype, a shiny concoction of Switzerlands time-served apparatu for servicing world sports determining organizations. […]

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FA Cup third round: 10 ties to look out for this weekend

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

Ailing Bolton and Aston Villa seem vulnerable at Eastleigh and Wycombe, Exeter v Liverpool holds its appeal amid TV meddling and Chelsea might just thoughts their Cup chances 1) Eastleigh motion non-league flag against Bolton Previously better known for enduring leukaemia and subsequently being pecked to within an inch of his life by emus on […]

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A season on the brink: wide-open NWSL constituting paces as fifth time knocks off

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th September 2017

Beau Dure: Things are appearing up for the National Womens Soccer League, which opens the work of its fifth season with a brand-new Tv batch and is no longer merely fighting for survival The bar has been raised. Last year, the report on the NWSL was that it had formally outlasted the two previous strives […]

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Italy v Spain: a blood-stained struggle that may be about to spill over again | Sid Lowe

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th September 2017

Described by one Spanish newspaper as talent v catenaccio, both countries, who gratify in Paris on Monday, had not been able to checked eye to eye since Mauro Tassottis assault on Luis Enrique at the 1994 World Cup The blood moved from Luis Enriques nose, a ruby-red stain reaching across the white-hot towel pressed against […]

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Published in Odd and Fun on 5th September 2017

Madrid scored in every game this season. They are one game from a first league and European Cup double in 59 years. This is historic, even for them For a moment there Marcelo looked a bit worried. Danilo, Casemiro and Lucas Vzquez bundled back out of the press room a little less noisily than they […]

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Premier League and Capital One Cup final: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Published in Odd and Fun on 28th August 2017

If Manchester City are motivated and Daniel Sturridge is burning we could see a classic Cup final at Wembley, while at Old Trafford the pressure will all be on Arsenal 1) A motivated Manchester City that are up for the Cup? In the infinite of precisely four daylights, we have recognized the very best and […]

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I’m an American Leicester City fan. My Midlands honeymoon proselytized me | Sean Keeler

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th August 2017

Seven years ago I watched Leicester-Barnsley at the Walkers Stadium. I fell in love with the Foxes and this year has been a astounding, if solitary, experience As kickoff loomed, I ended the damn adrenaline talking again that we would move from the railway station. In hindsight, this is only the best and worst decision […]

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Premier League: talking parts from the weekend’s act

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th August 2017

Louis van Gaals luck may finally be changing at Manchester United, Norwich may have found a blueprint to attack Leicester and Aston Villa are too bad to stay up 1) Is Van Gaals luck changing at Manchester United? Who knows what is next for Louis van Gaals staggeringly erratic Manchester United but perhaps the Dutchmans […]

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Premier League, FA Cup and more: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th August 2017

Romelu Lukaku gets to show Chelsea what they have been missing, Sergio Agero must deal with whats in front of him and Pogba goes ready to face Celtic 1) Arsenal must not be distracted by Camp Nou What a quandary for Arsne Wenger: should he deploy a full-strength unit against Watford in the FA Cup […]

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