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FC United’s New Home: The Stage Is Set, Let The Crowds Come

Although FC United of Manchester finds many of its defining early origins in Manchester United, a beacon of the future in Broadhurst Park is now not something that diminishes where this club has come from but rather a signal of the new direction it’s headed.  Last summer across Manchester, Louis van Gaal signed Angel Di Maria for £59.7 million. This summer fans of …

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Video: Dick Advocaat Cries As Sunderland Survive

Sunderland have made quite a habit of last gasp survivals in recent seasons. However, Last night’s 0-0 draw against Arsenal, which confirmed the Black Cats’ survival, was all a little bit overwhelming for the man who has come into steady the ship.  As the north east club ensured they would play in the Premier League for another season, Dick Advocaat broke …

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How Barcelona Are Influencing Almost Every Major European League

Barcelona’s style of play has come to define a generation of European football. The Catalan club’s influence on not only continental football, but also world football has been intoxicating as it has been domineering in the last number of years.  This tradition of coaching, which puts possession as the most important aspect of play, in any circumstance, is something that has been the …

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Bale Money: Manchester United To Sell Van Persie & Di Maria

Manchester United are set to sign Gareth Bale this summer, with Robin van Persie and Angel Di Maria the players who must make way in order to free up cash.  According to the Mirror, Bale is United’s number one target this summer but in order to sign the Welsh international the club must cut Van Persie and Di Maria from the wage …

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Video: Gerrard’s Emotional Final Liverpool Press Conference

Steven Gerrard leaves Liverpool as one of the club’s true greats, and in his final pre-match press conference yesterday it was clear to see how much this club means to the 34-year-old. He will not end his distinguished Anfield career lifting a trophy but the Merseyside local can be proud to finish his playing time in England with the respect and admiration …

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Throwback Thursday: Brad Friedel’s Greatest Saves

We’re not often a sentimental bunch at Pundit Arena but on the day Brad Friedel announces he will retire at the end of this season, we thought it only fitting to reflect on the career of one of the Premier League’s all-time greats. Friedel, who will be 44 in four days’ time, has not had the most glittering career in …

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Liverpool FC: Can The Boot Room Be Revived?

Brendan Rodgers has been castigated this season for claiming that Liverpool are years ahead of Manchester City in their development and his emphasis on the philosophy of the club. Here Tom O’Connor takes a look at what he’s talking about and whether he’s justified or not in his opinions. From Bill Shankly, Joe Fagan, Kenny Daglish, Roy Evans, Gerard Houllier …

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Premier League Heroes: Liverpool Legend Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez is currently lighting up the Champions League and La Liga with his new club Barcelona but there was a time in the not so distant past when he was the most exciting player to watch in the Premier League. Suarez signed for Liverpool in 2011, just as Fernando Torres was preparing to leave Merseyside for Chelsea. The Uruguayan …

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Watch: April’s Top 20 Premier League Goals

April has provided us with some sensational strikes, and now the Premier League’s official Twitter account has put the month’s top 20 goals together in a neat package for our delectation.  There have been some incredible goals scored, including Charlie Adam’s strike against Chelsea from behind the halfway line, which went in over the head of Thibaut Courtois as well as …

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