Published on Sunday, 26 January 2014 13:15 | Written by Jamie King | Hits: 1412
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As ever, Chelsea have been present in this transfer window and the biggest story has seen Juan Mata complete his move from the West London club to the red side of Manchester. The two-time Fans’ Player of the Year has been used sparingly by José Mourinho in a squad that has a wealth of creative, attacking talent. But by losing the fans’ favourite and bringing in the highly-rated Mohamed Salah from Basel, has the Portuguese manager got this one right?
Published on Friday, 24 January 2014 17:43 | Written by Louis Baxter | Hits: 640
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1) The Coventry City Protest
Odds are Coventry City are facing a hiding to nothing when they make the journey to the Emirates on Friday night, but they are using the televised game as an opportunity to air their grievances. Due to a dispute between its owners and local council, the Sky Blues are currently playing home games 35 miles away from their city, in Northampton. At 35 minutes, fans will hold up signs saying ‘why?’, to signify that 35 mile trek. Then at 61 minutes, they’ll hold up a sign saying ‘when?’. Coventry fans have had it hard over the past decade, and this might get their story seen by a few more eyes.
Published on Friday, 24 January 2014 17:06 | Written by Dan Lloyd | Hits: 1629
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If there has been one story floating around Newcastle United for the past year or so, it is that Yohan Cabaye is on his way out of St. James' Park for a club that can provide him Champions League football, with Paris St. Germain, Manchester United and Arsenal all mooted destinations. But would it be beneficial to the Toon to sell their star man? Let's delve deeper.
Published on Friday, 24 January 2014 17:11 | Written by Emma Lucy Whitney | Hits: 590
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Ever since Roman Abramovich took over Chelsea back in 2003, the footballing landscape in England changed forever. Here was a model for other billionaires to latch on to; buy a football club, invest your money in good players and new talent, watch your club achieve untold success and bask in the adoration of millions of fans worldwide.
Published on Thursday, 23 January 2014 19:00 | Written by Murray Crundwell | Hits: 1051
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Unusual, I know, but to start, cast your mind back in time. Back to the end of the 2011/2012 season, when beaverish defending and a strike force that had both Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba in imperious form led Newcastle to a 5th-place finish in the Barclays Premier League, and also into the Europa League. However, these impressive league statistics and entrance into Europe were to come back to haunt the Toon Army.
Published on Wednesday, 22 January 2014 18:11 | Written by Sean Molina | Hits: 1529
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It was over. Finally. Massimiliano Allegri had been relieved of his position as manager. As one, every Rossonero around the world heaved a sigh of utmost relief. Fresh off a devastating 4-3 loss to 18th placed (at the time) Sassuolo, in which Milan’s defence were put to shame by the fresh-faced 19 year old, Domenico Berardi, the worldwide contingent of Milan tifosi could see light at the end of the horribly long dark tunnel they have been forced to endure this season.