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In letting Pulis go, Crystal Palace may have already lost relegation battle

Aug 20, 2014

In letting Pulis go, Crystal Palace may have already lost relegation battle

Pulis helped Palace get off their knees and while he did manage to get the team to safely stand up by the time last season ended. #Sports #EPL #football #English Premier League #KickingAround #Crystal Palace #Tony Pulis
Life without Luis Suarez Where are Liverpool's goals going to come from?

Aug 04, 2014

Life without Luis Suarez Where are Liverpool's goals going to come from?

Luis Suarezs 31 goals won him a motley of personal honours, but more importantly, en route to staying atop the Premier League goal scoring charts from start to finish, guided Liverpool back to the Champions League, a competition they last played in in 2010. #Barcelona #Premier League #Liverpool #football #Uruguay #KickingAround #Luis Suarez #Soccer #Steven Gerrard #Karim Benzema #Brendan Rodgers #The Reds #Cavani
FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
Were Swansea right to sack Michael Laudrup?

Feb 14, 2014

Were Swansea right to sack Michael Laudrup?

Had it not been for Laudrup, Swansea would not be where they are today. He just needed time to steady the ship, and he would have, given what he did with extremely limited resources at Real Betis when he was in Spain. #Sports #EPL #football #English Premier League #KickingAround #Swansea #Michael Laudrup
Despite inconsistency, United are still the team to beat

Nov 27, 2013

Despite inconsistency, United are still the team to beat

As Wenger said, those who win at Old Trafford normally go on to win the league. And anyone who does challenge for the title will very likely have to do that. #Champions League #EPL #Manchester United #Arsenal #KickingAround #Cardiff #David Moyes
The hard work starts now for West Brom's Saido Berahino

Oct 02, 2013

The hard work starts now for West Brom's Saido Berahino

External forces aside, Berahino cannot get this nascent success get to his head, because like so many before him, it will be detrimental to him and it is something he has already experienced before. #Sports #football #English Premier League #KickingAround #West Bromwich Albion #Saido Berahino
Lessons Indian football needs to learn from Japan

Sep 13, 2013

Lessons Indian football needs to learn from Japan

The Japanese have a philosophy called bushido, which teaches righteousness, loyalty, respect, honour, courage, benevolence and honesty, all of which when put together essentially puts society first. #Sports #India #Japan #football #InMyOpinion #KickingAround
EPL: The many joys of watching the Premier League in person

Aug 17, 2013

EPL: The many joys of watching the Premier League in person

But the excitement and exhilaration at all those clubs paled in comparison to when I watched an Arsenal home game for the first time at the Emirates Stadium. #Sports #OnOurMind #football #Manchester City #English Premier League #Manchester United #Arsenal #KickingAround
Here's why Suarez will be worth every penny at Arsenal

Aug 04, 2013

Here's why Suarez will be worth every penny at Arsenal

Suarez himself is rumoured to be pushing for a move to Arsenal and with good reason. #Sports #EPL #Liverpool #football #Arsenal #KickingAround #Luis Suarez #Football Transfers #Suarez to Arsenal
The mystery surrounding Wayne Rooney's transfer request

Jul 23, 2013

The mystery surrounding Wayne Rooney's transfer request

Unfortunately, in the world that we live in, given the Iron Curtain-like secrecy that football clubs employ in order to guard their innermost secrets, fact and fiction tend to sometimes become indiscernible. #Sports #Chelsea #EPL #football #Manchester United #KickingAround #Wayne Rooney #Sir Alex Ferguson #Rooney transfer