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Liverpool’s transfer activity will be highly scrutinised after scraping 4th place in the league and getting into the qualifying stage of the Champions League. Manchester City for instance have already purchased Bernardo Silva from Monaco and have apparently tied up a deal for Benfica’s keeper Ederson for a huge £34.7m.
This has prompted a social media meltdown from Liverpool fans, though the 2016/17 season has just barely concluded. The transfer window does not officially reopen for a month, but that does not mean business cannot be done now. So let’s have …

The race for promotion to the Premier League is shaping up to be a cracker! With just 11 games left there are still several teams fighting for automatic promotion, not to mention several vying for a play-off berth.
The top spot is held by Burnley however Middlesbrough, Hull and Brighton are all within touching distance. Derby find themselves safely in fifth place whilst Sheffield Wednesday, holding the final play-off spot, are under pressure from  Cardiff, Birmingham and Ipswich, snapping at the final play-off position. So who’s got what it takes to go up?
Burnley
After beating Lancashire …

Mario Balotelli, Radamel Falcao, Klass-Jan Huntelaar, Karim Benzema, Edinson Cavani, just some of the high profile names Arsenal were linked to throughout the transfer window. So when the final day of the window struck and it came to the fore that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was signing Danny Welbeck, it came across as a sick joke to many devoted followers of the Gunners. Having driven themselves crazy scaling every transfer rumour website available, the initial thought was that there couldn’t be a more underwhelming purchase that they could have made, …

The potential sale of Ryan Gauld shows that Scottish football is progressing. With the sale of James McCarthy in September 2013 for £2 million there were thoughts of ‘oh a small club with 1 good player’. But no, the mistake people make is they assume because the league is small there is no quality or the lame excuse ‘its a two club league’ (Celtic/Rangers). Having watched the demise of Hearts and Hibernian, then the takeover of both clubs you can see there is a new club style in …

Nothing in life is certain, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of things worth betting on. For most people winning bets are like your best friend when they get a new girlfriend or boyfriend; you don’t see them very often but when you do it’s so good you remember why you keep trying, then all too soon they go missing again.
Where most people go wrong is research, in that there is none. I mean who has time to look up the home and away records of both teams, how …

To any fellow West Ham United fans reading this I’m sure you’ll agree with me in the fact that the thought of playing a pointless second leg against Manchester City is scarier than any horrors the cinemas have to offer at present. The plain and simple truth of the matter is City are simply stronger in every possible way this season. Something quite disappointing if you trace back to the west ham team of the 60’s and the downturn we have faced since. This encounter can be approached in 3 …

On the eve of every single Premier League season all Journalists set themselves up for an almighty fall by the time May comes around, by predicting the outcome of the upcoming season and I myself am doing the exact same thing. Who will finish where? Who will surprise us? Who will slip through the relegation trapdoor?
I have gone with a top four that in terms of teams involved isn’t at all surprising however the order may come as a shock to some with Manchester United being the bookies’ third favourites …

With less than 30 days to go until the start of the new Premier League season, the tension is beginning to build. All over the country, fans are looking forward to another year of footballing excitement. Each with their own opinions, each hoping that their team can stay up, maybe challenge for Europe, maybe even win the league! Who knows?
 
To whet your appetite in anticipation of the new season, here’s my team-by-team guide to the upcoming instalment of unrelenting action.
 
Arsenal
After scraping into the final Champions’ League spot last season, …

Well this is what it all has come down to, the past two weeks of Confederations Cup football reaches its climax at the Maracana this evening as hosts Brazil have the chance to retain their title in front of their own fans provided they can defeat Vicente del Bosque’s imperious Spanish side with Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari believing victory can restore lost pride,  “I think what would be so important for us… with a victory we would regain a lot of credibility and respect from our own fans in …

It has been 2 months since Harry Redknapp officially took charge at QPR, and to the shock of many football fans, the club still remain at the bottom of the Premier League. However, as many know, Redknapp is not a manager to lose a relegation battle, but has even Harry himself left it too late?
Redknapp has become renowned for his famous escapes from the dreaded drop-zone, appropriately starting this trait in his first major coaching role at Bournemouth in 1982-83, where he was handed the manager’s position after a disappointing …