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David Newman

David Newman
David has been writing about football for two years. In that time he's had articles posted on other sites such as footballblog.co.uk and rkfootballtalk.wordpress.com. David is a Man United supporter and also a big snooker fan.

Liverpool’s Klopp Is No Hypocrite, Market Inflation Was Inevitable

It has been remarked upon that the €200 million Neymar deal brokered between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona is the reason why transfer fees that stretch into the nine-figure zone have begun to emerge more frequently than they would have done had the Neymar deal never occurred. This was irrefutably the starting point. August 3rd, 2017, the day when the deal was …

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Opinion: World Cup Under Threat From Irrational Hatred Of Technology

The 2018 World Cup, which thus far has been a largely entertaining tournament, is in danger of being totally overshadowed by the implementation of video assistant referees. But it is not the technology itself which is the problem. It is the mind-numbing frequency with which it is discussed, its decisions dissected, its very existence constantly questioned by baffled, exasperated TV …

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Gareth Southgate’s Handling Of Raheem Sterling Made Him Stand Out As A Unique England Manager

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Raheem Sterling speaks with England Manager Gareth Southgate during a England training session ahead of their World Cup Qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia at St Georges Park on August 29, 2017 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Had Gareth Southgate dropped Raheem Sterling for England’s penultimate friendly game against Nigeria last weekend, following the Manchester City forward’s punctuality misdemeanour, there isn’t any doubt it would have attracted more negative attention upon the England camp than would have been necessary. As it happened, Southgate, just days away from overseeing England’s first fixture in the 2018 World Cup, played …

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