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Neil Jones

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Right, where to start? My name is Neil Jones, I'm 23 years old and from Liverpool- therefore I'm a Liverpool F.C. supporter. I have been writing football related bits and bobs for as long as I can remember. It was a massive ambition of mine right the way through school to be a sports writer, until the smell of money distracted me from University at 18! But now I'm determined to give it another go, starting from now! I guess I find it easy to write about something I seem to spend most my life talking/thinking/reading about, and have an awful lot of passion for. Hope you enjoy reading my pieces, and don't be afraid to cut me down if you disagree with my opinions. After all, that's what football is all about isn't it?

The Cruciate Ligament

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Perhaps the most feared of all football injuries is the cruciate ligament injury. A broken leg may hurt more, and cause more people to...

The Leg Break

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Ok, a little obvious, but the broken leg in football is arguably becoming more and more common. Fortunately the days where a broken leg...

“Hi Fritz” – “Hallo Tommy”- England v Germany, the fan’s view

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Get all the updates on the latest England-Germany match here. So it is that time again, Germany v England in Berlin on Wednesday night. And...

Men against Boys? Arsenal prove that talent trumps experience in football

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Men against boys. A phrase often used to describe a particularly one-sided football match. Well that phrase can certainly be applied to last night's...

Footballitis – It Happens to the Best of Us

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I'm not alone. I know I'm not. A twenty-something (twenty four if you wanna get picky about it) lad from the suburbs, who for...

Liverpool start without style but at least have 3 points in the bag

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Another year, another chance to see whether Liverpool really do have a side capable of prolonging a Premiership challenge beyond the first round of...

Arshavin leads the way for the Russian Revolution

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As Guus Hiddink ran onto the pitch at FC Basel's St Jakob Park at around five past ten tonight, fist clenched, face contorted with...

Dutch delight as the Group of Death serves up a classic

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After the tedium of France's insipid goalless draw with Romania in Zurich earlier in the day had left many viewers wondering quite how Group...

Owen rescues more than just a point for Newcastle at Birmingham

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When Joey Barton converted a stoppage time penalty at Fulham on December 15th, Newcastle fans could have been forgiven for thinking their side may...

Gallas tantrum shows that Arsenal are feeling the pressure

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On Saturday morning, with some bookmakers, you could get odds as low as 8/11 on Arsenal regaining the Premier League title. And with their...

Arsenal and AC Milan cancel each other out at the Emirates

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It was billed as the clash between young and old, the grand masters of European football versus the new pretenders. But after 90 exhausting...

Inter have it all to do as Liverpool finally find their killer touch

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If you'd believed all you'd read in the past couple of days, it wasn't worth Liverpool showing up to face Internazionale tonight, after all,...