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Published December 19, 2014

Published In: European, Football News

After Aaron Ramsey’s amazing rocket of a goal against Galatasaray on Champions League Week 14 we thought we’d compile our list of the best long range goals. However distance isn’t only the criteria here, accuracy, technique and power are all essential parts in executing the perfect long range goal.
5. Tim Howard vs Bolton
Tim Howard’s became only the 4th goalkeeper to score in Premier League History when he cleared a back pass from inside his own area and it somehow evaded everyone on the pitch and bounced over Bolton Keeper Adam Bogdan and into the net. He later described the goal …


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Published August 4, 2014

Published In: Domestic, European, Football News

With the World Cup now over and Germany walking away with the all-important World Cup trophy, the attention within England is edging back towards the Premier League. Already we have had some big names move to and from Premier League clubs. Throughout all leagues across the world there have been some big signings and here are a few players that have moved to a different club.
Luis Suarez
After the controversy of what happened to Luis Suarez at the world cup, he has moved from English Premier League side Liverpool to sign for a massive £75.0m. Some people may not think Suarez …


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Published May 17, 2014

Published In: Domestic, Football News

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 January 22, 2014

Published In: Domestic, Football News

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

Published In: Domestic, Football News

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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Published July 24, 2013

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Every pre-season the majority of Premier League clubs go for pre season tours, to the far flung corners of the World. No more is it about concentrating on integrating new players, trying new tactics and ensuring players are at peak fitness. The revenue generated from travelling to Asia and America is huge, and improves clubs worldwide global brand.
Within this article we look at where the clubs have gone this year, where it all started from (and with) and how much money will be made.
Arsenal are flying out to Asia in a 4 game tour, visiting Japan, Indonesia and Vietnam before …


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Published April 25, 2011

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An interesting weekend in the Premier League saw Manchester United inch closer to a record 19th league title by beating Everton 1 – 0 at Old Trafford thanks  to a goal from Javier Hernandez.
Arsenal fans must be tearing their hair out as The Gunners yet again failed to make an inroads to the United’s lead by losing 2 -1 to Bolton, with a 90th minute winner from Tamir Cohen.
Chelsea look to be the only side that can stop United now and they were comprehensive in their 3 – 0 win over West Ham.  An added boost to Chelsea’s cause is …


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Published April 5, 2011

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With less than 10 games to go in the premier league the battle to avoid relegation is heating up and with 11 teams in the mix it’s going to be an exciting end to the season. In previous seasons there have only ever really been a handful of teams battling at the bottom of the table to avoid the drop.  However this season only 6 points divide the relegation zone and 10th place.
Currently rock bottom of the league are Wigan who have won only twice in their last 13 games and the prospect of having still to play Chelsea who …


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Published March 29, 2011

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With the FA cup semi finals coming up soon, we at Sporting Kicks have decided to produce a list of what we think are the top Cup football games.  These are the football games that have produced all the ingredients of a classic Cup encounter; passion, great goals, sending offs, tears and barn storming atmospheres.
So here we are;  the top Cup football games in no particular order
Chelsea Vs Leeds (Final replay) 2-1, 1970, Old Trafford
One of the most notorious football games that ever took place, with both side doing their best to kick lumps out of each other (Ron Harris …

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