Archive | August 14, 2012

It’s a big season for…

Ahead of the 2012-2013 Premier League season, ESPNsoccernet puts together a selection of ten players who need to deliver. Advertisements

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Less is More?

” When Fernando Torres played well and scored a goal for Chelsea in its 3-2 FA Community Shield loss to Manchester City on Sunday, it seemed that the $78 million Russian oligarch owner Roman Abramovich had laid out for him 18 months ago was money relatively well spent. When Carlos Tevez did the same for […]

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City send title warning to rivals

It was as if Roberto Mancini had borrowed a line straight out of the Sir Alex Ferguson book of gamesmanship. “United start as favourites this year,” the City manager said last week. “We are maybe in second, third or fourth position. When you win something it is important to improve.” No-one bought it at the […]

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Desperate for business

As the new premier league season prepares to kick off this week, we take a look at the clubs who are desperate to execute some transfers before the window closes later this month. Tottenham: A Striker Probably the most desperate of all desperate searches is Tottenham’s cack-handed attempts to find a striker. Actually, make that […]

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The New Coach at Barcelona – Tito Vilanova

” Tito Vilanova looks cool, calm and collected as he prepares for his first competitive game as Barcelona head coach at the Camp Nou against Real Sociedad in their La Liga opener next Sunday, but it would be strange if he were not at least a little nervous. Josep Guardiola’s four seasons in charge of […]

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