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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: Manchester United to Stoke City

Manchester United What a difference 10 kilometres makes – Manchester City may be at the peak of their powers, but just down the road arch-rivals Manchester United  just endured their worst season in the history of the Premier League. Replacing the legendary … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 23: Shootout sends Argentina to Germany clash

It was powerhouse vs powerhouse as South American juggernauts Argentina came up against Europe’s historic Oranje. With Germany already waiting in the final, the Netherlands and Argentina would battle to decide who would have the impossible task of toppling the Germans. … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 17: Incredible comeback sends Oranje through

Netherlands win in incredible comeback In the second day of round-of-16 action, Louis Van Gaal’s free-scoring Netherlands met Miguel Herrera’s defensively-sound Mexico; it set the game up for an interesting contest. But the game was never going to be wave … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 12: Neymar fires Brazil to round-of-16

Spain grab consolation win over Australia It’s bizarre to see Spain heading into a match knowing that they have no chance of progression, but that was the case when the Spaniards met Australia in their final match of the 2014 … Continue reading

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