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Group B: Just Bring It

December 7, 2013 Leave a comment

SPAIN, HOLLAND AND CHILE. What an amazing group to be in. This is the beauty of WORLD CUPS #GroupB #Brazil2014 @FOXSportsNews @FOXFOOTBALL

— Tim Cahill (@Tim_Cahill) December 6, 2013

The great man is spot on. Read more…

EPL GW1 – Things we learned

The season has finally begun! A few thoughts from the opening round await you… Read more…

A season to be proud of

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The 2012-13 Hyundai A-League season was, without doubt, an overwhelming success. And for the Premiers, while the Championship was perhaps a Bridge too far (hah, get it? Sorry), there are still so many milestones, achievements and moments to celebrate.

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EPL Relegation Round-up: Six to go

To say this season is of enormous financial significance would be an understatement. With a new television deal set to kick in next season, the Premier League is the place to be. Six rounds remain in the 2012-13 season, and I thought it was time to take a look at those battling for survival in England’s top flight, and rate each side’s chances of survival. Read more…

RBB goes wandering

December 18, 2012 Leave a comment

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The second-ever A-League Sydney derby was a wanderful (sorry) night at the football. It was full of colour, flare (again, sorry), excitement, passion, and a great performance from the visiting side. As I so eloquently put it after the game, it was much better than the previous derby “because we won”. Read more…

Taarabt to Manchester United?

November 28, 2012 Leave a comment

I woke this morning to see the rumour mill in full swing regarding the possible move of QPR‘s Adel Taarabt to Manchester United during this upcoming January transfer window. While my excitement levels were initially through the roof, the more I considered the possible switch, the more I felt it wasn’t such a good fit. Read more…

All roads lead to Pep

November 22, 2012 Leave a comment

With Roberto di Matteo shown the door at Chelsea, former Inter and Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has been appointed as the club’s interim manager through to the end of the 2012-13 season. A fairly handy appointment for someone who’s simply filling in time. Read more…

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