The Great Managerial Sack Race 2014-15

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We may only be two weeks into the current Premier League season, but already the ugly possibility of managerial sackings is rearing its head, and speculation is beginning about which club will draw first blood. We have already seen Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis walk away from the Eagles two days before the start of the season, leaving them with a myriad of managerial woes following Mackay-gate, and it’s only a matter of time before United fans start calling for Van Gaal’s head after they fail to find a win in his first three games in charge.

Signs of a new horizon in Serie A?

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In recent times, the once prestigious Serie A has become little more than a seller’s league. In past seasons, headline acts like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva, Erik Lamela and Edinson Cavani have left for greener pastures. Of far greater concern has been the reaction of fans, known for their relentless passion and pride, who have almost grown to accept these high profile departures as inevitable, recognizing the inability of Serie A clubs to compete at both a sporting and financial level with Europe’s finest.

Premier League Season Preview: Burnley

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In these heady days of domestic football, with the English game drowning in superstars, tycoon owners and petrodollars, the fate of teams who dare to climb up from the Championship and duel with the Premier League big boys often seems written before a whistle is blown. Hardly anyone gives newly promoted teams a cat in hell’s chance of survival in England’s top league anymore, let alone a chance of actually enjoying success.