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Flair and fragility; what Ronaldo and Nani reveal about English fans

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Luis Nani's tortuous rise to prominence at Manchester United says a lot about English football fans and their attitude to two things: flair and...

Ferdinand the easy choice for Capello

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Interesting that Fabio Capello should spend a reported 12 minutes with John Terry before defenestrating him. It's likely that three things happened: 1. Capello was...

Could Guardiola really follow Fergie?

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Josep Guardiola is being linked with the job at Manchester United, which may be up for grabs at the end of this year or...

O’Neill missing a final piece to be best Villa team in 20 years

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The Aston Villa side which won the Coca Cola cup in 1996 was a good team; a solid defence marshalled by the dogged Paul McGrath...

Now hail Wenger for prudence

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Amidst all the talk of football and finance over the past week or so, it's been interesting to hear the outrage of fans and...

Benitez’ failing a social one

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Rafael Benitez signed a 5 year contract at Liverpool in the summer, and this is probably the only thing saving him from the proverbial...

Berbatov, Tevez, and Sir Alex Ferguson

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If Sir Alex Ferguson was watching the game tonight, there is one thing which will have occupied his thoughts - Carlos Tevez' role as...

Football or the weather? Nemanja Vidic and priorities

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Nemanja Vidic’s postion at Manchester United would seem to be in jeopardy. Like Ronaldo, and even Alonso at Liverpool, this is one of those...

Arsenal Getting the Gestalt – could 2010 be their year?

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Arsenal really do look like they are getting the gestalt. Last year, the line on them was that they lacked the reinforced steel behind...

‘Big 4’ victims of their own success

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‘It’s a mad league’ said Wayne Rooney after his side’s hard-fought 3-1 victory of Hull at the KC stadium, ‘There are a lot of...