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Should Arsenal cash in on Adebayor?

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Earlier on this season I wrote a column highlighting why I thought Emmanuel Adebayor was pivotal to Arsenal’s success and that the doubters had...

Will Portsmouth, Middlesbrough and West Ham be the big losers in 2009?

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What a remarkable first half of a season we have just witnessed! It's been nothing short of incredible hasn't it? I feel as if I've...

Who should lead the Chelsea frontline – Didier Drogba or Nicolas Anelka?

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Whether it's in muddy parks every Sunday afternoon or on the pristine turf of the Premier League you always get big-game strikers and big-match...

Rory Delap: How much is he worth to Stoke City?

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I never thought I'd say this but I am beginning to think that Rory Delap has become a priceless Premier League commodity. Delap's throw-ins...

Why Hart, Noble and Agbonlahor should be in the England squad

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It's just come to my notice that England Under-21s are actually a quite brilliant side! They haven't lost for three years and in that...

Have West Ham made a mistake in hiring Zola?

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Gianfranco Zola is one of the most likable characters in the game. I've spent some time chatting with him in the past and found...

Scolari Watch – Chelsea finally have a top manager

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From the outside Chelsea's efforts to find a new manager over the last few weeks appear to have been conducted in their usual clumsy...

Aston Villa’s Acorns deal deserves respect

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I was enjoying lunch with a football agent friend of mine yesterday when the Sky Sports News ticker in the room revealed that Aston...

Is Javier Mascherano ‘the Dumb One’?

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The headlines haven't been kind to Liverpool doughnut Javier Mascherano in the wake of Liverpool's crushing 3-0 defeat to Manchester United. "Dumbest Man On...

Interview with Liam Brady – Arsenal Academy Director

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With a suitcase full of belongings at his feet, 15-year-old schoolboy Liam Brady stood nervously inside Highbury's marble halls, day dreaming he would one...

How About an Indian-Style Football Premier League?

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I felt a mixture of bemusement and enjoyment as I sat and watched the fascinating and lively auction for cricket's upcoming Indian Premier League....