Browsing: Snaps & Opinion

Redknapp may not get chance to consider QPR options

Harry Redknapp has revealed he will only consider a new contract at Queens Park Rangers at the end of the season, but will be even get to such a stage? The 67-year-old succeeded Mark Hughes as


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New deal confirms Giroud’s importance to Arsenal

He may still have his doubters both inside and outside of the club, but Arsene Wenger clearly rates Olivier Giroud after handing him a four-year contract. The France international joined the Gunners in the summer of


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Arsenal fans will be surprised by how good Welbeck is

As hard as it must have been for Danny Welbeck to leave Manchester United, he may now get the chance to prove his undoubted quality. The fact that the Longsight-born forward had somewhat lost his way


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Deadline deals create optimism for Bruce & Hull City

He may not have signed Radamel Falcao, but there wasn’t likely to be many Premier League managers as pleased as Steve Bruce on deadline day. Colombian international Falcao has secured a sensational loan move from Monaco


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Season Preview: It’s Chelsea’s title as Jose returns to the top

Chelsea are the takefootball.com tip for the title this season, but what about the top four and relegation? Elsewhere, who will be the first managerial casualty of the season, and which player is about to have


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Is Rooney really the right man to captain Manchester United?

Wayne Rooney has been confirmed as the new captain of Manchester United; a decision which is not universally welcomed by supporters. There is little doubt that the England international remains an integral part of the Reds


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Decent signing, but Newcastle need a lot more than Colback

Jack Colback has caused a storm in the North East by swapping Sunderland for Newcastle United, but is he what Alan Pardew’s midfield is missing? Born in Killingworth, Colback grew up as a staunch Newcastle supporter


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Fabregas could still have plenty of options during summer window

Cesc Fabregas has been widely tipped to return to the Premier League this summer, but he doesn’t appear to have as many options as he may have envisaged. The Spain international left Arsenal in August 2011,


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Simeone reputation grows as Atletico Madrid secure title

Diego Simeone is fast earning a reputation as one of the best young coaches in Europe having achieved the seemingly impossible at Atletico Madrid. Sure, the Argentine had already shown his potential since hanging up his


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Pardew must be given chance to manage Newcastle his own way

Newcastle United have confirmed Alan Pardew will remain at the club next season, so now is the time to prove they back their manager. The 52-year-old was a surprise choice to succeed the sacked Chris Hughton


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