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Wayne Rooney Reveals The New Challenge He Has Set Himself

  With the Red Devils desperately seeking to avoid a 1-0 defeat at Stoke, courtesy of a Juan Mata own goal, Rooney stepped up to salvage a point in the dying seconds with a brilliant free kick. As most people already know by now, that strike meant Rooney overtook Sir Bobby Charlton as Man United’s leading goalscorer in all competitions.  ...

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Remember Rooney For His ‘Blonde On Blonde’

  One of the great statements about the nature of existence was said by an unlikely philosopher, the singer and front man for Van Halen, Samuel Roy Hagar, on a stage in Fresno in 1992.“Yesterday, sh*t that’s history. And there’s no point of worrying about tomorrow because tomorrow might not ever come. There’s no guarantee about tomorrow, f*ck tomorrow. All ...

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Wenger and his Coq: A commitment to average

Date published: Monday 23rd January 2017 3:19   Send your mails to info@jerseynumbertwelve.com     What a good, old-fashioned game of football Arsenal and Burnley turned out an exciting, nerve wrenching game of football that I don’t think I’ve seen for a long, long time. That was down to the wire stuff from both sides, and having been at the ...

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Premier League Winners And Losers

    Winners Chelsea The fat lady is not yet singing, but she can be heard practising her scales in the dressing room as the scent of flowery perfume wafts under the door. For Chelsea to miss out on the title now, they would need to drop at least three times as many points in their next 16 games as ...

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Arsenal Vs Burnley: Recap, Highlights And Analysis

Arsenal continue their Premier League duties on Sunday hosting Burnley. Here’s the full recap, all the highlights and analysis from the  2-1 win. That was a crucial win for Arsenal. With other results this weekend falling their way, primarily a loss for Liverpool, and both Manchester clubs and Spurs all drawing, building momentum with a win, moving second in the ...

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Diego Costa Is Priceless For Chelsea, But Antonio Conte Must Rest Eden Hazard And Embrace Cesc Fabregas’ Creativity

Diego Costa mended fences with a goal-scoring performance on his Chelsea return to earn a 2-0 victory over Hull. The Spain striker was left out last weekend amid reports of a bust-up with manager Antonio Conte and transfer interest from China, but put Chelsea ahead during nine minutes of first-half stoppage time following a worrying injury to Ryan Mason. Gary ...

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Big Weekend: The Premier League Watcher  

Game to watch – Manchester City v Tottenham   “Last season every team was inconsistent. This season the teams at the top are incredibly strong. At White Hart Lane against Tottenham, they were much better but in the other games, I don’t feel the opponents have been much better. In football, like in basketball and tennis, you have to put ...

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United Lucky To Pick A Point As City Play Silly

By Ediale Kingsley       Manchester’s United hope to make it 10 wins on the bounce against Liverpool was sabotaged by the very individual that ensured they left with at least a point. What’s the ‘mata’ with Jose Mourinho? He ought to have started that kind of match with Juan Mata. How do you go to such a party ...

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