What’s your favourite Premier League game?

englandFor my final year university project I’m calling on all football fans to do me a massive favour and submit their favourite ever Premier League game on a website I had to create.

It literally takes 3-4 minutes – you just need to think of a game, put it on the map, select some the teams, score and season from a drop down menu and then write a few seconds on why it’s your favourite ever Premier League match!

Thank you so much for your time – to take part please click here:http://centreforjournalismprojects.co.uk/samthompson/myfavouritegame/?page_id=28

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Deadline Day: 20 transfers that caught the eye

Sky Sports Deadline DayThere were plenty of late signings on transfer deadline day that stole the headlines. Marouane Fellaini finally completed his move to Manchester United, Arsenal astonished everyone with their signing of Mesut Ozil and Gareth Bale got his ‘dream move’ to Real Madrid. Here are my brief thoughts on 20 of the final day signings that caught my eye… Continue reading

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Manchester United 0 Chelsea 0 – 26th August 2013

Manchester United v ChelseaThis may not have been a particularly entertaining match but there were plenty of tactical points to highlight from this goalless draw at Old Trafford. Chelsea’s use of Schurrle as a striker and Rooney’s selection are just two of the big talking points. Here are five quick observations… Continue reading

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Tottenham 1 Swansea City 0 – 25th August 2013

Tottenham v Swansea CityTottenham’s hard-working and imposing midfield took a while to get the better of their Welsh counterparts before deservedly taking the lead through Roberto Soldado. From there, they looked comfortable for all three points. Here are five very quick observations… Continue reading

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Can Monaco really challenge PSG?

MonacoWhen a side gains promotion from the second division to the first, the aim is normally nothing more than survival the following year. But for Claudio Ranieri’s Monaco, they will instead be expected to challenge with both Marseille and PSG for the Ligue Un title in 2013-14. Continue reading

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Are Juventus finally ready to compete with the best in Europe again?

JuventusIf anyone knows what it takes to win trophies at Juventus, it’s Antonio Conte. During his 13 years there as a player he won 5 Serie A titles, a Champions League, a UEFA Cup, a UEFA Super Cup, an Intercontinental Cup, an Italian Cup and four Italian Super Cups. Continue reading

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50 Players I’m looking forward to seeing in the Premier League: Part Two

Premier LeagueWith the Premier League season drawing ever closer I’ve decided to have a look at 50 of the players I’m most looking forward to seeing this season – you can find part one here. Anyway, without further ado here’s part two, from Michu to Zaha via Negredo and Wanyama… Continue reading

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