Tag Archives: Marouane Fellaini

For Manchester United, a season that nobody expected

  Rio Ferdinand was sitting in the near-deserted part of a Yokohama, Japan, hotel reserved for Manchester United’s team. Security guards stopped Japanese fans who had slipped into lifts aiming to reach where they thought the players would be, while an 18-year-old called Adnan Januzaj wandered around in one of Ferdinand’s branded “5” caps, wondering […]

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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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Man United Mystify in Transfer Window

Manchester United’s scramble to get the deal for Marouane Fellaini from Everton over the line moments before the transfer window closed symbolised the confusion in a summer when a clear transfer strategy was conspicuously absent from Old Trafford. And coming just 24 hours after the disappointing performance in defeat at Liverpool, it will have only increased the […]

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Fantasy Football GW37 preview: Walcott to worsen Wigan’s woes?

Submitted by: Fantasy Yirma:  Fantasy Football GW37 preview: Walcott to worsen Wigan’s woes?  With next season already promising to be hugely different given the dramatic developments at Old Trafford this week, cherishing this campaign suddenly looks to be even more important. For Wigan Athletic, that seems to ring true more than loudly than for others. The […]

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Everton: How David Moyes has reinvented the club

For a team that worked so hard at winning their reputation as the Premier League’s slow starters, the table makes healthy and refreshing reading for Everton and manager David Moyes. Too often in recent times Everton and their supporters have examined the final standings in May and been left wondering what might have been had […]

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Fantasy Football – Gameweek 14

Games are coming thick and fast now with football fans getting an extra treat with action during midweek. Gameweek 14 is already upon us and our friends over at Fantasy Yirma provide their selections. Gameweek 14 preview: Time for some Silva service? The first solely midweek Gameweek of the season could be one to separate the […]

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Fantasy Football – Gameweek 13

As usual, the good folks at Fantasy Yirma provide their excellent Fantasy Football insight. Here are their picks for Gameweek 13. Gameweek 13 preview: Biting the hand that used to feed him? Running into an ex is never the most comfortable of experiences, but it usually makes you want to prove that you’re doing well for […]

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The man who can run a game with his chest

The Belgians have taken the Premier League by storm and there is one man in particular who is leading the way – Marouane Fellaini. It can even be argued that the towering midfielder was partially responsible for Manchester United losing the title to Man City last year given the way he almost single-handledly brought Everton […]

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Is Arteta the greatest ever panic buy?

In order to succeed in football, you will always need some degree of luck. When August 31st 2011 arrived, Arsène Wenger was running low on it. He had been given the news that Jack Wilshere would be out for Arsenal until at least the start of 2012 and Abou Diaby out indefinitely; in searching for a replacement, […]

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Everton success out of left field

It can be said that Everton regularly exceeds the expectations of most followers of the English Premier League. David Moyes, their mercurial manager, has taken his side into Europe four times over the past eight years despite not having significant resources available to him. This commendable record has been achieved through astute recruitment of talent, […]

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