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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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The make-or-break nature of Championship promotion

In recent years, the Premier League has flourished as one of the best leagues in the world, and with its success, the financial implications of the league have grown exponentially. Clubs have started to be managed as international businesses, and team crests have become commonplace icons across all cultures throughout the globe. TV rights have skyrocketed, with the Premier League’s

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Should Glenn Murray receive an England call up?

Glenn Murray added his 11th goal of the season this weekend as he scored Brighton’s first goal in the (2-1) win over Crystal Palace in the A23 Derby. Murray scored 12 goals last season in the Premier League and is one away from levelling last year’s total. With 8 Premier League games to go plus FA Cup games, depending on

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How much pressure is this Championship manager under?

Reading FC were playing in the Championship play-off final against Huddersfield Town just 5 months ago. The ‘Royals’ had a terrific season last time around under Dutch manager Jaap Stam, and a Wembley appearance was the reward of all the hard work from the season.  Only losing out to Huddersfield Town on penalties, many thought that Reading would be in

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Is football for the fans anymore?

It’s been a crazy summer for football this year with some crazy numbers coming from the amount that clubs have spent with Neymar and Mbappe etc. The money from the new Premier League television rights deal is well and truly coming to fruition with Premier League spending and revenues on the up. Even in the Championship spending has increased with

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