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Graphic: Map Of Europe By Domestic Champions

After a long, hard season we’ve seen ups and downs, shocks and surprises but only one team can lay claim to the crown of national champions.  To make that list of champions just a little easier to take in, the good folks at Sky Sport Austria have put together a map of Europe which includes every domestic champion. One of …

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Manchester United Ready £30M Bid For Lazio Midfield Ace

Despite claiming that his future is definitely at Lazio, reports filtering through today suggest Manchester United are ready to offer £30 million for the services of Lazio man Felipe Anderson.  Speaking last week, The Independent quote Anderson as saying: “Next year? All I know is I’ll be playing for Lazio. I only recently renewed my contract for another five years. I’m …

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Reports: Manchester City Will Need To Fork Out £155M For Juventus Prodigy

The words money, ludicrous and football go hand-in-hand in the build-up to most transfer windows these days. Today’s rumours are no different. Paul Pogba will cost Manchester City £155 million over five years, should he leave the Turin club.  The Daily Star are reporting that the combined signing-on fee, transfer fee as well as weekly wages would rise to £155 million, if Pogba transfer to the …

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Manchester City Are Not An ‘Institution’ Just Yet

Manchester City’s chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak yesterday was quoted by the BBC as saying that City are now an ‘institution’. He preceded this statement by saying that the Etihad club are a side ‘players want to come and play for’. The chairman also suggested that money is not now the the main pull factor when one mentions a move to …

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VIDEO: Sunderland Release Stunning 2015/16 Home Kit

Sunderland’s kit manufacturers have a job on their hands to make a unique looking home jersey, with a diversion away from red and white vertical stripes not an option. However, with this kit Adidas have at least produced a modern, yet attractive looking kit for the Black Cats to don next season. The most noteworthy change is the front-of-jersey sponsor …

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Chelsea’s Hazard Ranks Ahead Of Ronaldo In World’s Top 50 Most Expensive Players

We consistently hear of player valuations and what a club is willing to pay to sign their ‘top transfer target’. Sometimes it sounds like a bargain while more often than not an eye-watering amount of cash is exchanged. However, to put a little more accuracy into players’ valuations, the Football Observatory – a research unit within the International Centre for Sports …

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Arsenal Firm Favourites To Land Chelsea Goalkeeper

Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain have ended their pursuit of Chelsea stopper Petr Cech because the 33-year-old reportedly wants to stay in London.  The Independent report that Cech will meet with Chelsea next week to discuss his future but, judging from his comments yesterday, it appears that a London club would be his preferred option. “If I move, it brings difficulties. I must …

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Reports: John Carver Sacked From Newcastle United Job

In news that will be warmly welcomed by many in the north-east, it’s been reported that John Carver has been relieved of his managerial duties at the club.  The announcement of the decision originated from the Telegraph, who claim that Carver has been fired after just five months at the helm, and that he will not be allowed return to his role as assistant …

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Arsenal Interested In Porto Midfielder Worth £40 Million

Arsenal are looking to add to their squad by signing FC Porto’s £40 million-rated attacking midfielder Yacine Brahimi, who has four years remaining on his contract.  According to Talksport, the Gunners may find it less than straightforward to sign the 25-year-old Algeria international however, as Bayern Munich and AC Milan are also interested. With Santi Cazorla, Jack Wilshere and Francis …

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