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Football: Where Are The English Keepers?

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When Everton signed 23-year-old goalkeeper Jonathan Pickford in June for a fee of up to £30m it made him the most expensive British keeper in history and the third most expensive in the world behind Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon and Manchester City’s Ederson Moraes. The stunning thing about that sky-high fee was that Pickford (left) had played barely a handful…

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Football: 5 Reasons to Back Man United

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The Premier League title currently sits in London but with the superb starts from the two Manchester clubs, the trophy looks like it will be heading back up north.  Why does United look such a plausible favourite for the championship? Return of Zlatan Manchester United’s firepower going forward has played a big part in its early season goal frenzy with…

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Football: 5 Reasons Not to Write Off Chelsea

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Losses to Crystal Palace, Burnley and Man City have had many punters giving up on title-holders Chelsea and backing the two frontrunners from Manchester for this year’s Premier League trophy. But let’s consider five reasons why Chelsea could surprise everyone and win a second straight title. Not much has changed The side that dominated the Premier League last season hasn’t…

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Football: Three Changes to Improve Football

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As football continues to adapt to new technology and changing viewer demands, we examine some of the most popular ideas to improve the game. Lingerie football isn’t one we imagine is going mainstream any time soon.. . Interviewing referees after matches Sceptics say that referee interviews would reduce their authority and encourage players to challenge their decisions, knowing that they…

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Football: Battle for the Golden Boot

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The Premier League is blessed with some of the best finishers in the world this season but who’s going to win the precious Golden Boot? Harry Kane  There’s only one man to start with and that’s Harry. The Spurs striker topped the charts for the highest scorer last season with 29, four ahead of Romelu Lukaku and has started this…

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