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EPL Week 3 Roundup: Costa keeps scoring, United keep slipping

Talking points The weekend kicked off with Louis van Gaal’s fourth shot (including the devastating cup defeat to MK Dons) at claiming his first competitive win as a Manchester United manager – and no, winning pre-season tournaments don’t mean anything. But as … Continue reading

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EPL Week 2 Roundup: Familiar face returns to England as United fall further behind

Talking points Diego Costa was again on hand to help Chelsea defeat newly-promoted Leicester City. The Spaniard opened his Blues account with an equalizer against Burnley in Chelsea’s EPL opener, and he continued a promising start to his career at … Continue reading

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EPL Week 1 Roundup: Big guns squeak wins while United flops

The Barclay’s Premier League is back! After an incredibly exciting 2013/14 campaign, fans all over the world were ready to once again be entertained. New managers, players and clubs were on display for the league’s opening weekend, and (like always) … Continue reading

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2014/15 EPL Preview: Arsenal to Crystal Palace

Arsenal Every year seems to be the same story for Arsene Wenger and his Arsenal team. At some point in the season, they always look like genuine title contenders – but it never lasts. Is this the season to finally … Continue reading

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Return of the King: Quaresma comeback good for Selecção

Ricardo Quaresma is the ultimate enigma. A played who oozes talent and confidence, Quaresma looked to be destined for greatness when he broke into Sporting Clube de Portugal’s first team 12 years ago. Take that in – it has been … Continue reading

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Liverpool emerge as dark horse in title free-for-all

The Barclay’s Premier League is a mad thing. A league praised for its competitiveness and unpredictability, England’s top division has seen many a close title race. But bloody hell, this year is the maddest. Defending champions Manchester United sit 11 … Continue reading

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Return of Matić decisive in Chelsea’s title challenge

Image from espn.go.com Nemanja Matić has had a rather unusual four-and-a-half years. The Serbian midfield powerhouse’s career arc has seemingly come full cycle. But this is not the same player that left Chelsea. The name he wears on his back may be … Continue reading

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