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Published January 30, 2015

Published In: Domestic, Football News

With Liverpool crashing out of the league cup to Chelsea earlier this week, and considering they were only able to draw 0-0 against Bolton in the FA Cup, Brendan Rogers will have been relishing the prospect of  Sturridge back fit and playing.
The manager said in his pre-match media conference:
“He has looked outstanding in training, but we will give him another day. I will have a chat with him and overview the week, how everything has gone, but I can tell he is happy and feeling very strong in his own body. At this moment, he looks in top-class condition.”
Sturridge tweeted earlier …

Daniel Sturridge

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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 21, 2014

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The PFA (Professional Footballers Association) hosted its 41st annual awards ceremony at Grosvenor House in London on the 27th April giving away four high profile awards to players who have proven to be their best this season. The categories for the PFA awards are the following:
• PFA Men’s Players’ Player of the Year
• PFA Men’s Young Player of the Year
• PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year
• PFA Women’s Young Player of the Year
PFA Men’s Players’ Player of the Year
The PFA’s Men’s Players’ Player of the Year nominees ranged in age from players in the premier league. These players have …


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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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Published March 10, 2014

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With the World cup looming all footballing eyes in England were on England’s final game before Roy Hodgson has to select his squad. The friendly was seen as a final chance for many of the fringe players in the current England to shine and book their place to Rio.
Many fans and pundits alike were surprised to see the England team filled with players who could be considered to be certainties for the plane to Rio. This seemed to be an odd choice at this point as you would expect Roy Hodgson to give a starting berth to those players who …


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Published February 20, 2014

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Football in the Premier League was put on hold for one week as the FA cup returned our screens for a weekend of action. With previous rounds seeing some giant teams crumbling and being dumped out of the competition by lower league opposition, the magic of the FA cup eagerly awaits. Saturday saw three of the seven cup matches take place followed by another three on Sunday and the last on Monday.
Sunderland 1 – 0 Southampton
Sunderland have not had the best start to the league this season, they are edging ever so closer to the FA Cup Final, if things …


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Published January 22, 2014

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The weekend of football in the premier league came to a shock to most football fans as some of the top teams suffered results saw them fall lower down the table. With arsenal 5 points clear at the top of the table and 2nd place Liverpool sitting with 30 points, a slip from the leaders could change the top half of the premier league.
Manchester United 0 – 1 Newcastle United
Manchester United where stunned by Newcastle United as they suffered their second home defeat of the season. With a match that saw United slip further down the league table it looks …


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Published November 15, 2013

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Another week of the premier league has gone by with games that ended in upset for most teams. Matches with top flying clubs and also relegation bound teams were all in action over the weekend.
Saturday Football
Aston Villa vs Cardiff City
Aston Villa were the hosts against a confident city who last week came out on top in their welsh derby against Swansea city. Aston Villa was hunting down their first goal in four games whilst Cardiff would be looking to increase their points as they are lying just above the relegation line. The game itself saw Aston Villa bring the …


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Published November 13, 2013

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With the Premier League already 10 games into its season, looking at the table you can see the difference in class that the top teams offer to the current season ahead. With upsets and thrashings, the weekend has been great for overall fans of the premier league.
Saturday Football
Newcastle United vs Chelsea
With Chelsea scraping the heels of top flight Arsenal it was one game that Jose Mourinho’s Blues needed to perform to keep on the race to the top of the table. Newcastle United (still hunting for their first home Premier League win in two months) were the hosts against Chelsea. The match …


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