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Published May 22, 2015

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This is the second part of our top fan sites of 2015. In part 1 we focused on 5 of the best, honest and most opinionated sites out there. Here are our other 5.
Anfield HQ
Winner of the 2014 Football Blogging Awards ‘Best New Blog’, AnfieldHQ has made quite an impact on the football blogging landscape.  Only started in May of 2014, Ollie Bond and his contributors have created a large following in short a short amount of time.

Rather than having a large variety of categories like some of the other blogs looked at in this article, it focuses on match …

Best Fan Football Blog sites of 2015 – Part 2

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Published April 2, 2015

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With Raheem Sterling’s controversial BBC interview earlier this week, we’ve taken a look back at some of the best, and worst, player interviews in recent history.
Sterling wanted to get his point across, claiming he is not a “money-grabbing 20-year old” after turning down Liverpool’s latest contract offer of £100,000 a week.
There has been a backlash from the Liverpool fans and management, who believe a player, should not be doing these interviews, especially at such a pivotal point of the season. Liverpool are vying for 4th in the Premier League, which would secure Champions League …

Our Pick of Player Interviews

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Published March 19, 2015

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With England due to take on Lithuania in this month’s European qualifier, there has been much debate as to who should be in the squad and who should be left out.
The majority of the focus has been on the Premiership star of the moment, Tottenham’s Harry Kane, who many believe should be definitely included within the squad, especially as he is currently the highest scoring English striker in the Premier League with 16 goals.
Other players who hoping to be a call up to the squad include, Ashley Young who has shown great improvement under Louis …

Our England Squad for upcoming European Qualifier

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Published March 6, 2015

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Many other European teams in countries such as Spain, Germany, France and Italy have winter breaks, with teams usually playing their last game before Christmas around the 15th December. They then get a break lasting roughly a month to enjoy the festive period and rest both their mind and body. Premier League teams have to play all through the Christmas period, often playing 3 games a week in freezing conditions.
High profile football influencers Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini have spoken out, saying the benefits a winter break could have. It’s well documented that come the later stages of the season …

Is Burnout an Issue?

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Published February 27, 2015

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Next weekend will see the FA Cup 6th round (quarter finals) take place, with the winner of each game booking a place in the semi-finals at Wembley.
There have been a lot of surprises throughout the cup, especially in the fourth round, which saw two of the big teams, Man City and Chelsea, go out to lower league sides. Swansea were also knocked out of the cup by lower league team Blackburn, whilst Spurs were surprisingly knocked out by bottom of the premier league Leicester. The means the only ‘top’ premier league teams left in the final eight …

FA Cup 6th Round Preview and Predictions

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Published December 19, 2014

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Around the Christmas time period, Premier League fans get excited when it comes to Boxing Day. With ten matches being hosted, there is potential for fans to watch some exciting Boxing Day football.
Chelsea Vs West Ham United
The last time these two sides met in the Premier League was in January 2014. The meet up between the two sides ended in a goal-less draw with Chelsea dominating the game with 72% possession. A combined number of 39 shots from Chelsea couldn’t find their way into the back of the net. On the other hand, West Ham got the result they were …


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Published September 2, 2014

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This summer saw over €1 billion (£857.7m) spent as Premier League teams fight to both win the title, and stay in it.
Manchester United were the biggest spenders, bringing in high profile names such as Di Maria (from Real Madrid) for £59.7m and Falcao (Monaco) on a season long loan. The £153.1m spent by United shows just how much work is needed to get them back into the Champions League, and challenging for the league title.
West Brom were the busiest club in the window, bringing in no less than 11 new players – including Lescott (Man City) and Samaras (Celtic).
We don’t …


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Published May 28, 2014

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It was the final weekend of the 13/14 Premier League season came along on Sunday 11th May as all the Premier League teams played at the same time of 3pm. The main focus on the day was between Liverpool and Manchester City, who both could come away with the title dependent on results.
West Bromwich Albion vs Stoke City
Stoke city secured their highest Premier League finish this season as a victory placed them into 9th place ahead of Newcastle. Mathematically, West Bromwich could have been relegated if Norwich was to win against Arsenal by at least scored 17 goals, but in …


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Published May 24, 2014

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With the world cup only round the corner, it is time for Roy Hodgson to name his squad for the trip to Brazil this summer. A lot of people have different views on who should be on the plane to represent England. Below are the most popular picks that fans feel should be on the plane.
Goalkeepers
Fraser Forster (Celtic)– Fraser Forster is a common pick by most fans as he is one of the best goalkeepers that are in the Scottish Premier League. Conceding 38 goals in 51 appearances with a total of 118 saves, Fraser has the best record out …


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Published May 17, 2014

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One question that was on most people’s minds as the Premier League season draws to a close was the future of Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor. David Moyes was appointed the new Manchester United Manager but could only last 11 months at the club until he was sacked from the club on Tuesday 22nd April. On the topic of Managers we have decided to look at the some of the worst managers that have managed clubs in the premier league.
Jacques Santini (Tottenham Hotspurs)
Not many people have heard of Jacques Santini, the former Spurs manager only lasted a total of five months …


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