Posts Tagged ‘Burnley’

The Youth of Graham Alexander 2

The Youth of Graham Alexander

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1991. Arsenal are crowned champions of England; John Major was the Prime Minister; Federico Macheda was born; and Graham Alexander made his football league debut. Since then, via Scunthorpe, Luton and Preston, Burnley’s Mr. Dependable has at last reached his destination. The Premier League. At 38 years old Alexander, known to his team mates as […]

This weekend's Premier League preview 2

This weekend’s Premier League preview

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The top two sides in the Premier League go head-to-head in a mouth watering clash at Stamford Bridge, Darren Bent returns to his old stomping ground of White Hart Lane with Sunderland and Wolves host in form Arsenal at the Molineux. Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers 15:00 Villa Park Aston Villa will be aiming to […]

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This weekend’s Premier League preview

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It’s an injury-ravaged weekend of Premier League action as Arsenal and Tottenham clash in the local derby, Liverpool travel to Craven Cottage, Chelsea face Bolton at the Reebok and Man United host swine flu ridden Blackburn. Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur, 12:45, Emirates Stadium Tottenham make the short trip over to the Emirates to do battle […]

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This weekend’s Premier League preview

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The weekend’s highlight is no doubt the clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday and defeat for the hosts would see them drop 10 points behind their bitter rivals at this early stage of the season. Saturday, October 24 Birmingham v Sunderland Sunderland boss Steve Bruce returns to his old club on […]

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This week’s Premier League action

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Fulham and Arsenal clash in a London derby, Manchester Utd and Chelsea both face away trips, Spurs clash with Burnley at the Lane and Liverpool host Hull at Anfield. Saturday, 26th September Portsmouth v Everton, 12:45 kick-off Everton have picked up on their poor early form with two consecutive wins, and they host Portsmouth who […]

Big four triumph as Utd stun City in a thrilling derby 2

Big four triumph as Utd stun City in a thrilling derby

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The entire “top four” picked up three points this weekend as Manchester Utd got a late winner in a seven goal derby thriller, Chelsea hammered Spurs 3-0 at the Bridge, Arsenal got back on track with a demolition of Wigan and a Torres brace helped Liverpool beat West Ham. In what was sure to be […]

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This weekend’s Premier League preview

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After such a thrilling weekend of action last week, will gameweek six continue the trend? Manchester City and Manchester Utd lock horns in the highly anticipated local derby, while Chelsea and Tottenham do battle at the Bridge. Burnley v Sunderland Sunderland travel to Turf Moor hoping to inflict Burnley’s third loss in a row, on […]

Goals galore this week in the Premier League 3

Goals galore this week in the Premier League

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It’s been an entertaining weekend of Premier League action with thirty-six goals, no draws plus  plenty of Adebayor related controversy as City hit Arsenal for four in a six goal thriller, Manchester Utd bring Spurs’ run to an end and Chelsea grab a late late winner against Stoke. Eyes were glued on Eastlands on Saturday […]

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This weekend’s Premier League preview

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Tottenham’s unbeaten run is under threat as they welcome Manchester United at the Lane, Birmingham and Villa clash in the local derby while Toure and Adebayor face their old side as Arsenal travel to Eastlands. Saturday, 12th September 2009 Blackburn Rovers v Wolverhampton Wanderers, 3:00 With only one point from their opening three games, Blackburn […]

Burnley win restores faith in football 2

Burnley win restores faith in football

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With one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Premier League already under their belt, Killian Keys explains why Burnley’s defeat of Manchester United restores our faith in the beautiful game. After a summer that has seen astronomical transfer fees, long drawn out transfer sagas and questionable player loyalty, Burnley’s stunning win over […]