Lamouchi Getting to Work

Forest’s new manager is getting down to business in the transfer market bringing in 5 new players in the past week having only been in the position for 2 and a half weeks. He has brought in midfielders Tiago Silva and Alfa Semedo from Feirense and Benfica respectively. Silva joins on a two-year contract whilst Semedo on a year’s loan.

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Carabao Cup: Round One Draw Announced

The Carabao Cup Round One draw was made on Thursday evening from Morrisons, Colindale, North West London. There were two stand out ties from the draw with AFC Wimbledon playing MK Dons, while newly-promoted Salford City will face Leeds United. The draw was conducted by two former England internationals in John Barnes and Ray Parlour and was split into two

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Monk To Potentially Replace Lampard…

As the speculation, grows over whether or not, Frank Lampard will leave Derby to Join his beloved Chelsea as a replacement for Maurizzio Sarri, it was further added to yesterday, when Gary Monk, was sacked by Birmingham, due to differences with the chairman at City. Almost Immediately, he was linked with Derby County, who themselves were putting out a statement,

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4 Potential Replacement for Sarri

With Maurizio Sarri, now well and truly back in Italy, along with his almost famous ‘cigarette’ butt, which was permanently between his lips during Chelsea’s matches, who is in line to replace him. There are 3 good, candidates, which include one outstanding one and no that does not mean Jose Mourinho, returning back for an impossible 3rd time. I think

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Swans Swoop In For Cooper

SWANSEA City have appointed England Under-17 Head Coach Steve Cooper as their new Head Coach. Cooper, 39, has signed a three-year deal to replace Graham Potter who joined Brighton and Hove Albion earlier this summer. He will be joined by former Liverpool and West Ham United midfielder Mike Marsh, who becomes the assistant first-team coach, with further backroom appointments to

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REYES : FORMER ARSENAL PLAYER DIES IN CAR CRASH

Jose Antonio Reyes, Who was part of Arsenal’s historic ‘Invincibles’ in 2003-04, has died in a car accident aged just 35, Spanish club Sevilla have announced. Reyes who was with Spanish second division Extremadura for whom he played for just 2 weeks ago represented his boyhood club Sevilla 250 times scoring 40 Goals. He has also played for great names

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UEFA Nations League – The Final Four

Following Europe’s success at last years FIFA World Cup, the continent has been captivated by the new UEFA Nations League. The new competition allows European teams to compete with one another in a league format; with teams of a similar ranking being matched in groups with each other, to level the playing field.  As the inaugural competition draws to a close, we take a look

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Football Rule Changes Ahead of 2019/20 Season Start 1 June

Football is set for a change in some of their rules across the world in Domestic Football which all start on June 1. The rules have been introduced and amended by the International Football Association Board (IFAB), who are the self-described “guardian of the laws of the game.” The new rules come into effect on Saturday 1 June, although, competitions

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UEFA Champions League Final – The All English Road to Madrid

Some 11 years after Manchester United prevailed against Chelsea, Saturday marks the 2nd all English UEFA Champions League Final in history; as Liverpool take on Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. Tottenham manager Pochettino had his work cut out for him from the start, facing a challenging group of Barcelona, PSV and Inter Milan. Spurs and Inter tied for

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Five young Championship players who could step up to the Premier League this summer

The quality of the Championship has undoubtedly soared over recent years and as a result their are many young players making a name for themselves in English footballs second tier. With players such as Dele Alli and Harry Maguire beginning their careers outside the top flight and now starring in the Premier League with full international honours, it is clear

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Football & Mental Health: Tackling the Stigma

A crucially important topic that is commonly overshadowed by the thrills and spills in modern football, is mental health. According to the mental health charity ‘Mind’, approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime. And for professional athletes it is no different; according to the BBC, professional footballers suffer more from

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Will Pompey See Off Posh

Portsmouth, can take another step closer to automatic promotion tomorrow evening when they entertain Darren Ferguson’s Peterborough United, in front of a packed Fratton Park. As things currently stand, Pompey sit 3rd, with one game in hand on the two teams above them, namely Barnsley and Luton respectively, both of who have 91 points having played 45 games each, while

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Why has Jorge Grant failed at Mansfield Town?

When Jorge Grant signed for the Stags back in January on a loan deal till the end of the season, the transfer was met with much praise from Mansfield fans and left other League Two clubs envious of the shrewd business that the Nottinghamshire-based side had done to acquire the talents of Grant. However, after four months at the club,

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Meet the men behind Fans Supporting Foodbanks

By Euan Burns Every football fan knows what to expect when you’re lingering outside the ground waiting for kick off. Burger van’s, pop-up bar’s, maybe a bit of music and an abundance of people selling you every type of merchandise you can possibly imagine. Outside both Anfield and Goodison Park however, you’ll find two truly inspirational men doing everything they

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Manchester United vs Manchester City – The 178th Derby

This Wednesday isn’t just hosting any other mid-week fixture. When red and blue collide, it will mark the 178th competitive meeting between United and City. And with United aiming for 3rd spot, and City going for the title; it promises to be a cracker.  Still drying off after a stormy 4-0 loss to Everton, Solskjaer’s men will be looking to make

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Brighton, Is Chris Hughton’s Job Safe

It seems incredible that given Brighton’s rise into the Premier League, under the guidance of Chris Hughton, that despite their present form, they lost their last home game on Tuesday to Cardiff City, which leaves them in 17th Posistion, with two points seperating them from Cardiff, who as a result of that win at the Amex, have cut that gap

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League 2 Promotion Race Hots Up

Well Lincoln City, are promoted to League 1, this was confirmed after last weekend’s draw against Cheltenham and thanks to results elsewhere, with MK Dons surprisingly losing to Tranmere Rovers. So that leaves a very intriguing race for the remaining two automatic promotion places, between the following teams. Bury Mansfield Milton Keynes Dons Tranmere Rovers There are only  3 points

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The Sporting Director – Do They Work?

Without looking into the complex network of jobs a professional football team has, any fan would assume it’s just the manager that makes the most influential decisions for the club. The Sporting Director role in professional football is one of the most important yet overlooked roles a club can have. But what exactly is a Sporting Director? The Sporting Director

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Macclesfield A Step Closer to Safety

When Sol Campbell was appointed Macclesfield Manager, it was to a triumphant fanfare of his own confident ego kicking in and the fact that Macclesfield, were the strongmen of League 2 in propping everyone else up, cut adrift and seemingly heading towards the National League … Fast! However, under his guidance, Macclesfield have had something of a transformation, being turned

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