Archive | October, 2013

Fantasy Football – Gameweek 10

For Gameweek 10 we will keep updating the best articles to help you choose your Fantasy Team. Our friends at Fantasy Yirma have been announced as the one of the five finalists for the fantasy football category by the Football Blogging Award. You can find out how to vote for them by visiting their website. Their […]

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Arsenal enter squeaky Gun time

Arsene Wenger is facing the biggest test of Arsenal’s season with a midfield dilemma on his hands. Mikel Arteta is banned for the Gunners’ midweek Capital One Cup tie against Chelsea, while Mathieu Flamini is a major injury doubt for next Saturday’s crunch with Liverpool. Jack Wilshere was only a second-half substitute in Saturday’s win at Crystal Palace, […]

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The joys of managing Man United

  Is the Manchester United job really that hard, David Moyes? We asked Iain Macintosh to fire up his review copy of ‘Football Manager 2014’ and find out the true perils, if any, of managing at Old Trafford.  JULY  It’s important to start a job like this with a statement, so I make mine by […]

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Fantasy Football – Gameweek 9

For Gameweek 9, TKTG brings you the tips and picks from the best fantasy articles out there, so that you can make informed decisions regarding any transfers you’re considering (and not) : The folks at Fantasy Yirma have gone for attack-minded players as their picks for GW 9. High-flying Englishman Andros Townsend is their number […]

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Fantasy Football – Gameweek 8

We’re very relieved that the WC qualifiers are over and done with so we can get back to focusing on what’s really important in life: fantasy football. For Gameweek 8, TKTG brings you the tips and picks from the best fantasy articles out there:     Fantasy Yirma have picked Lukaku as their key choice, […]

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Juventus executive Agnelli oversees club’s revival

Few football executives have been asked to take the reins of a global brand shortly after a corruption scandal, while also following in the footsteps of a trio of family members. But that is what happened to Andrea Agnelli, president of Italian giants Juventus, current champions of Italy and third in Serie A at present. […]

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The Belgian Revolution

The Belgian national team are on the verge of securing a place at the World Cup finals for the first time since 2002 and play away to Croatia on Friday before hosting Wales on Tuesday in two remaining qualification fixtures. A draw against Croatia, who are five points behind Belgium at the top of Group […]

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Nations League?

Uefa explores internationals shake-up with Nations League plan From ESPN…The plans, revealed in Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, remain vague but there is a “concrete proposal” to introduce the concept, which may see teams separated into divisions based on their seeding and then competing for promotion and relegation. The season would, theoretically, be played out over ten matchdays […]

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Only one-third of Premier League players are English

  English footballers account for less than a third of all the minutes played in the Premier League, a State of the Game study for BBC Sport has found. The figure for home country players – 32.26% – is down from 35.43% in 2007-08 and is significantly lower than all other major European leagues according […]

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Play for Brazil or Spain?

…Diego da Silva Costa is waiting for a call that could make him a World Cup-winning striker. He has two options for which national team he might represent next year during soccer’s showcase event. One is Brazil, where he was born. The other is Spain, where he plays professionally and where he was recently granted […]

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