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Premier League round-up: Who were the winners and losers?

After an unexpected win from Norwich city, a disappointing Arsenal performance and three stellar matches for Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea, we take a look at Match Week 5’s winning and losing players. Manchester United grind out all 3 points against Leicester It was a back-to-basics performance from the Red …

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This Weekend in Sport

This week there’s plenty in store for all sports fans. Saturday marks round 4 of the English Premier League as well as the rematch of the GAA football All-Ireland. Meanwhile in golf news, today marks the first date of the KLM Open running until Sunday. For the betters out there …

Sanchez Departure Would Be A Disaster For Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez has been the glittering light in a mediocre season for Arsenal. The club’s other star players have simply not shown up when they have been needed most, and now it looks like Sanchez will leave the club in the summer. For Arsenal, this would be the polar opposite …

Garry Monk Is Bringing The Good Times Back To Leeds United

The last 5 seasons at Leeds United Football Club have been like a broken record. A handful of decent results peppered into a recipe of disappointing defeats, numerous managerial casualties and a brief, but slightly nail biting, flirtation with the bottom three. Finishes of 14th, 13th, 15th, 15th and 13th …

The Destruction Of Portsmouth Football Club

“It’s Pompey chimes of Wembley joy, 69 years on from their last FA Cup final. This famous old club have at last another final to celebrate.” The 2007-2008 season was the pinnacle for Portsmouth Football Club, a 1-0 win away to Manchester United in the Quarter Finals of the FA …

Guardiola’s Mixed First Year

Pep Guardiola began his life as Manchester City manager with a 10 game winning streak in all competitions. The title seemed destined for no other destination than the blue half of England’s third largest city. City were expected to steam-roll the lowly Celtic in Pep’s eleventh game. Yet the Glaswegians …

Is Arsene Wenger’s Time Up At Arsenal?

It is said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing time and time again while expecting different results. Enter Arsenal. It was an optimistic finish last year for Arsenal, finishing 2nd in the table after a dramatic last day where they leap-frogged bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspurs, but …

RedBull: The Giants Of Sporting Sponsorship

In 1953, the Anheuser- Busch family wanted to buy the naming rights for Sportsman’s Park, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, and rename it ‘Budweiser Stadium’. At the time, the National League refused, rejecting the thought of having a sports ground named after alcohol; but he allowed them to use …