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Allardyce is the right man for England

Allardyce is the right man for England

From Fabio Capello to Sam Allardyce in four years, it certainly doesn’t look great on paper. Nonetheless, the FA have spoken and the ex-Sunderland boss will now become the next manager of England. It’s been a quick turn-around since Roy Hodgson’s shameful resignation at the European Championships, but haste was a necessity. Many fans have […]

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Wales leapfrog England in the World FIFA Rankings

Wales leapfrog England in the World FIFA Rankings

Wales jump 15 places to 11th after their inspiring Euro 2016 run and England drop to 13th, following their rather embarrassing Euro experience, which was ended by an Icelandic knock-out blow. In the past, Welsh success at major tournaments has been here and there. The last time they scored at a major tournament was in 1958, when our Prime […]

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2016 Euros: What happened to Sterling?

2016 Euros: What happened to Sterling?

The performances of Raheem Sterling in the 2016 Euros have cast doubts over his future England career. At the tender age of 21, the Manchester City forward has time to improve and, with Roy Hodgson now gone, he could yet blossom for the Three Lions. Sterling’s return to England’s starting line-up against Iceland, on a […]

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Wales shock the football world

Wales shock the football world

Dark horses Wales have reached the quarterfinal of Euro 2016 in dramatic fashion, after narrowly beating Northern Ireland. Going into the quarter finals star Welsh player, Gareth Bale, says that his team are ‘psychologically stronger’ then Belgium, as they beat them in qualifiers 1-0, with Gareth himself scoring the only goal. (That was the goal […]

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Euro 2016 Group Stage Overview (Part 1)

Euro 2016 Group Stage Overview (Part 1)

  After nearly a fortnight of relentless international football, the end of the group stage marks a two-day breather from the persistent drama. The tournament has already seen shocks, screamers, late winners and heartbreak galore. Before the knockout rounds commence and the juggernauts lock horns, lets look back and assess the competition thus far:   […]

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Rashford England selection defies logic

Rashford England selection defies logic

Euro 2016 is just around the corner and Roy Hodgson has named his provisional 26-man squad that will be making the short hop over the English Channel this summer. However, as ever, it hasn’t been without its controversial moments. Perhaps the most eye opening selection has proven Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford- it’s nothing short […]

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England on the brink of World T20 glory

England on the brink of World T20 glory

Despite a calamitous World Cup last year that saw England eliminated in the group stages amidst a storm of embarrassment, the side is on the brink of World Twenty20 victory this weekend. It’s certainly a dramatic turnaround and one that appears ever likely to be crowned with silverware. Their semi final victory over New Zealand […]

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Itoje is England’s secret weapon

Itoje is England’s secret weapon

It’s been five long years but at long last the wait is over, England have won the Six Nations. Second only to the World Cup, the Six Nations has been a Bastille of Rugby Union since 1883 albeit Italy not joining the competition until 2000. So, after a recent drought, it proves a tournament that […]

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Storm Imogen hits the UK

Storm Imogen hits the UK

There have been more than 60 flood warnings put in place for southern England where likely flooding is expected

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Blues Call Time on John Terry’s Chelsea Career

Blues Call Time on John Terry’s Chelsea Career

It has come as quite a surprise to many that the Chelsea captain, John Terry, will not be offered a new Chelsea contract at the end of the season. In 1998, at the age of 17, Terry made his Chelsea debut against Aston Villa in the League Cup third round.   Since then, he has made over 500 […]