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INFOGRAPHIC: Man City Vs Barcelona

All the stats ahead of Barcelona’s trip to Man City for the Champions League round of 16. Here’s how the sides stack up.  Credit to Guarantee Tickets who created and provided the original infographic which can be seen here. [interaction id=”54e4c0099cf6a70335ad6aa6″]  

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WATCH: Liverpool Fan Gets Body-Slammed By Saints Steward

Liverpool beat Southampton 2-0 yesterday at St. Mary’s where a hawk-eyed TV viewer noticed what is becoming a strange trend in football this weekend, body slams; this time by a match-day steward after a Reds fan had ran onto the pitch. The incident occurred after Liverpool scored their second goal via Raheem Sterling’s finish. The most recent of this weekend’s football-related body slams follows …

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The Fall of Parma – Financial Crisis Explained

One of the most prominent Italian clubs of the last 20 years is about to disappear from the face of the earth. The Parma crisis explained.    Parma are a mess and have been for some time. On Sunday, their game with Udinese was cancelled and talks of being dissolved loomed in the air. One of Italy’s great clubs could …

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The Bloody Beginnings of the Intercontinental Cup

It was meant to unite football all over the world. But the Intercontinental Cup was born into a violent existence.    From 1960 to 2004 UEFA and their counterparts in South America were responsible for the Intercontinental Cup, an annual tournament that pitted the winners of the European Champion Clubs’ Cup against the winners of the Copa Libertadores. In part …

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West Ham’s Defence Hard Done By As Kane Scores Again

West Ham let slip a winnable game against Tottenham this afternoon, conceding two late goals. It was the unstoppable Kane who will once again make the headlines as West Ham’s defence wonder what more they could have done. The north London native has proved once more why he is a defender’s nightmare, scoring a last minute winner from a penalty which he himself won. West …

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The Title Race Is Very Much Alive As City Hammer Newcastle

There’s still a long way to go but Chelsea’s draw with Burnley and Manchester City’s comprehensive victory over Newcastle United has combined to make it an intriguing title race once more with just a five-point gap now between the two sides.   This writer could have discussed some individual performances for Manchester City today but it was nigh on impossible to pick …

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Swansea 2-1 Man Utd: Dominance Means Nothing Without A Cutting Edge

After Manchester United mostly dominated Gary Monk’s side, many were left wondering how they left the Liberty Stadium without a single point to show for their work. John Murphy examines how Louis Van Gaal’s philosophy leaves little room for a cutting edge. The first half was standard for the United of late. The Iron Tulip’s outfit had a lot of …

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Palace 1-2 Arsenal: The Uncelebrated Side Of Santi Cazorla

The reality of Santi Cazorla’s talent is that the Arsenal boss could easily play him at full-back or as a forward, however it was his ability in midfield which set him apart for this writer today as Arsenal just squeezed past Crystal Palace.  Palace pressed so well in the first half it was quite surprising to see Arsenal 2-0 up after 45 minutes …

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The Top 10 Sports Stars You Should Follow Right Now On Instagram

Here are the top ten athletes you (yes, you!) should be following on Instagram right now! (UPDATE: If you cannot see the pictures you can click on each individual post to open on Instagram) Ronda Rousey: The main attraction in women’s UFC certainly put the term ‘weaker sex’ to rest, with a mixture of photo shoots to get heart racing …

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