MERSEYSIDE DERBY HISTORY: DISAPPOINTING STARS

Ahead of the Merseyside Derby, we look at some of the most disappointing stars that have participated in the derby since the 90s. From the back, we start with Brad Jones. The goalkeeper was the replacement of Simon Mignolet late 2014 as the Belgian was struggling with form and consistency. The understudy had his chance …

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Benitez Happy with Characters Shown in the Tough 2-1 win over Burton

Newcastle maintained their position in the top of the table after a close fought 2-1 win over Burton Albion during the weekend. It was a crucial victory considering that rivals Brighton and Hove Albion have managed to win their game as well. Brighton have been able to close the gap on Newcastle in recent weeks. …

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Claudio Bravo reckons Barcelona as better in Reputation

Claudio Bravo reckons Manchester City might not be any bit behind Barcelona funds-wise, but, if the reputation is the basis of the comparison, then the latter would come first for sure. Bravo was quoted as, “If you talk about the funds, I would say both are pretty even, but, if you talk about the status …

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BRUCE COMPLAINS OF FITNESS ISSUES AT ASTON VILLA

Aston Villa new manager Steve Bruce has raised issues regarding fitness at the club. Bruce was obviously not too happy as the players tired out easily during the 1-1 draw with Wolves at Villa Park. The coach was smart not to condemn the regime employed by the former coach, Roberto Di Matteo. “We tired badly, …

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Juventus decision to sign Gonzalo Higuain is a huge gamble

For a fee of €90 million, Juventus signed Gonzalo Higuain as the Argentine attacker made a move from Napoli to the Italian outfit in a transfer that has shaken the world of football as the transfer fee is incredibly high for a player that is reaching the 29 year old mark. When it comes to …

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Balotelli asked to find new club

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reportedly told Mario Balotelli to find a new club as he does not form part of his plan. The player has been training with Liverpool since the beginning of the month but has not been included in the team that played against Tranmere. Jurgen Klopp has told the Italian striker …

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