Arsenal Angle – The Huntelaar Dilemma

The Huntelaar DilemmaHaving sold their prolific captain Robin van Persie to Manchester United, Arsenal have badly missed a genuine goal scorer. Although the signings of German star Podolski and Ligue 1 top scorer Giroud were very much high profile, still the duo have only managed to score combined 8 goals in the league this season.

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Liverpool Pass West Ham Test Without Suarez

Liverpool Pass West Ham Test Without SuarezLiverpool finally win back to back premier league games under Brendan Rodgers after beating West Ham 3-2 in an exciting contest. Without their talismanic forward Luis Suarez, reds have priceless 3 points in the bag that takes them to 10th place but more importantly only 4 points behind the champions league place.

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5 Key Battles – Manchester City vs Manchester United

5 Key Battles – Manchester City vs Manchester UnitedThe champions Manchester city will be looking to bounce back after a horrendous Champions league campaign that kicked them out of Europe altogether. On the other hand, Manchester United, who are currently three points ahead of their rivals will look to extend the lead at the top. Soccerisma looks at the 5 key battles that can decide the Manchester Derby.

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UEFA Europa League – Group Stage Recap

UEFA Europa League - Group Stage RecapThe last group fixtures of the UEFA Europa League produced some unexpected results. Who qualified for the knockout stages and who didn’t? Here is a recap of the group stage of the competition.

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Henry Return – Right Option But Not Enough

Henry Return - Right Option But Not EnoughArsenal  are in miserable form, lie 10th in the premier league and above all they have been directionless. Surely they need a lift and as it seems, once again the eyes are set on the return of Thierry Henry to provide exactly that. Still, Henry’s return may well be the right option but not enough to solve Arsenal’s crisis.

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Chelsea Made Yet Another History

Chelsea Made Yet Another HistoryFew months back, against all odds, Chelsea made history by winning the European Cup for the very first time. Last night, the blues made yet another history by becoming the first reigning champions ever to be knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages.

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Arsenal Crumble to New Lows as Fans Protest

Arsenal Crumble to New Lows as Fans ProtestThe disappointment of the Gunner fans was already sky high before kick off against Swansea. What followed afterwards only added fuel to their anger as Arsenal crumbled to new lows with a 2-0 defeat. Never has Arsene Wenger seen such high level of protests by the fans in his long reign.

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No Place For Jordan Henderson at Liverpool

No Place For Jordan Henderson at LiverpoolIn June 2011, Kenny Dalglish bought one of the so called biggest English talents from Sunderland – Jordan Henderson. Dalglish paid a staggering 20m for the youngster and everyone in Liverpool FC was excited about new young signing and looked forward to the bright future.

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Luis Suarez – Wasteful Playmaker or Prolific Finisher?

Luis Suarez - Wasteful Playmaker or Prolific Finisher?Luis Suarez is someone who is never absent from a footballing debate and everyone has an opinion on him. Racist, diver, world class, legend are the contrasting views that people hold of him, but prolific goalscorer is one that hasn’t been attributed to him yet.

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Montolivio’s Captaincy, Milan’s Performance and Guardiola Link

Riccardo Montolivo - Future AC Milan Captain?Milan secured all three points against Juventus in what was one of their top performances all year long.  Christian Abbiati was ruled out with an injury during the warm-up passing on the captain’s armband to Riccardo Montolivo, who gave off signals of a world-class leader on the pitch.

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