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Sparta Prague 0-0 Liverpool

February 19, 2011 by

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Kenny Dalglish’s Liverpool side travelled to the Czech Republic to take on Sparta Prague, for their first time in their history. Infact, Liverpool have only met Czech opposition once before, beating Slovan Liberec  4-2 on aggregate, this was on route to winning the UEFA Cup in 2001 – a lucky omen for Liverpool perhaps? Not […]

City or Bust

February 12, 2011 by

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The Manchester Derby is the highlight of the Premier League fixtures today, it has the recipe to be an absolute classic, but like many big matches they often fail to deliver. Last weekend the Premier League served up a treat, with goals flying in everywhere and never seen before comebacks. But Chelsea v Liverpool was by far […]

Doctor, Doctor.. I think im sick..

February 9, 2011 by

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International week is here again, it’s that time when the flu viruses and calf strains suddenly appear. It’s amazing how frequently top players will be held back by club doctors, or a sudden bout of flu appears and the player cannot join up with their international team mates. It’s a fully understandable scenario on both sides […]

Bad Weekend for the Czechs (and Torres)

February 6, 2011 by

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Tomas Rosicky and Petr Cech had absolute stinkers this weekend. The Arsenal midfielder probably thought he wouldn’t see much action on Saturday, named on the bench, but was introduced on 70 minutes. Arsenal were still leading 4-1 at the time at St James Park. A few minutes after coming on Tomas gave away possession in his own […]

The Czech Champions – Sparta Prague

February 4, 2011 by

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The current defending Gambrinus Liga champions, Sparta Prague, had a very strong finish to the first half of the season as they sealed qualification to UEFA Europa League knockout stages. Domestically, they finished like a steam train too, by rattling off 5 wins in a row, reducing Plzens lead at the top of the league […]

DEADLINE DAY MADNESS!

February 1, 2011 by

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Does this mean that the recession is finally over? No, of course it doesn’t. To coin a phrase from Richard Keys “The game has gone mad!”. We all knew that Fernando Torres was on his way to Chelsea, it was a case of how much? £50m seemed the asking price, so Chelsea duly obliged. As a […]