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Arsenal target Riyad Mahrez could move to France

Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez may be set for a January move to Marseille, following news that the French club are set to make a £26.5 million bid for the player when the transfer window opens. That will disappoint Arsenal who have long been an admirer of the player and have been linked with a move for him on several occasions. ...

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2016 Football Review: Most memorable moments

Leicester City become English champions It is hard to recall a fairytale like the one Leicester City scripted in the 2015/16 Premier League campaign. It came from a team that barely managed to stave off relegation in the previous season, was embroiled in issues off the pitch during pre-season and proceeded to sack their manager Nigel Pearson. However, the well-travelled ...

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Five Underrated 2017 FA Cup contenders

Crystal Palace Palace may have the worst points rate across the top four divisions in England in 2016, but they can point to reaching their FA Cup final in twenty-six years back in May as a sign that it is not all doom and gloom at Selhurst Park. The same team who beat Palace in the 1990 final repeated the ...

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Top 5 Soccer Underdog Stories

Leicester City win the 2015/16 Premier League At a time when club football has seen the biggest talents being concentrated at the top European clubs, it has become increasingly difficult for the smaller teams to win major titles. In the prevailing circumstances what happened during the 2015/16 Premier League season is simply unbelievable. The Foxes desperately avoided relegation in the ...

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Greatest Underdog Stories – N’Golo Kante

N’Golo Kante’s story is a proper fairytale. The French footballer of the Malian decent is a typical example of a late bloomer. Early Years in France Five years prior to lifting the Premier League title, N’Golo Kante was playing for a small club in Paris suburbs in France’s eighth division. Kante was born and brought up in Paris’ 10th arrondissement, ...

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Greatest Underdog Stories – The rise and rise of Jamie Vardy

  At the end of England’s European Championship group stage match against Wales on June 16, an interesting statistic did the rounds of Twitter and other social media: Jamie Vardy has scored four goals with his last five shots on target for England! Quite astounding. But then again, who would have thought that Vardy would be ending the 2015/16 Premier ...

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The most tweeted incidents of 2015 [Best Tweets]

Year 2015 is well into December and as we wait to usher in 2016 it is time to take a look back into the events of this year that saw so many amazing battles on the football pitch and witnessed history being made as Barcelona became the first club to win a treble for a second time in their history. ...

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Players with similar or better goalscoring streaks than Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy has been in sensational form for Leicester City this season as the club that struggled to stave off relegation last season, comfortably sits atop the Premier League standings in what has so far been one of the most open title races in recent memory. Vardy’s knack for scoring goals saw him break Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of netting ...

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