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Now that’s what I call a performance: Aaron Ramsey Aaron Ramsey, kettle mag,
The top player from recent matches is selected from football website Squawka and their scientific player performance scoring algorithm.   SQUAWKA Performance Score: 116 Arsenal thumped Everton 5-1 on Saturday night with Aaron Ramsey bagging his first hat-trick for the North London club. In fact, Ramsey became the 20th player to score a Premier League treble...
Now that’s what I call a performance: Theo Walcott Walcott waiting for his chance. Nathan Shepherd. Kettle Mag.
The top player from recent matches is selected from football website Squawka and their scientific player performance scoring algorithm. SQUAWKA Performance Score: 115 Everton beat Leicester City 2-1 last night with new signing Theo Walcott inspiring the victory. The former Gunner helped the Toffees claim their first win in eight games in all competitions by scoring...
Forgotten Footballer: England’s James Beattie jamesbeattie.jpg
He was considered to be the next big thing in England, for clubs and country, scoring a century of goals in over 350 Premier League games for Southampton, Everton and Stoke City. He was considered to be the next big thing in England, for clubs and country, scoring a century of goals in over 350...
Forgotten Footballers: Brazil’s Elano Blumer
“I was born to play at big clubs.” A Brazilian born and bred midfielder, Elano has never really been one to shy away from showcasing his talents. “I was born to play at big clubs.” A Brazilian born and bred midfielder, Elano has never really been one to shy away from showcasing his talents. Then...
Forgotten Footballers: Nigeria’s Yakubu Aiyegbeni
He has appeared in over 250 Premier League matches for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton and Blackburn Rovers, is the second highest ever African goalscorer in Premier League history and the third He has appeared in over 250 Premier League matches for Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton and Blackburn Rovers, is the second highest ever African goalscorer in Premier...
Forgotten Footballers: Belarus’ Alexander Hleb hleb.jpg
Alexander Hleb arguably had the qualities necessary to be a complete midfielder. Alexander Hleb arguably had the qualities necessary to be a complete midfielder. He had the balance and agility to take on defenders with complete confidence and ease to give his side the edge in attack. He had the vision and passing capability to...
Forgotten Footballers: Brazil’s Afonso Alves
Afonso Alves arguably had the qualities necessary to be a complete forward. He was strong enough to out muscle a defender and tall enough to dominate in the air. Afonso Alves arguably had the qualities necessary to be a complete forward. He was strong enough to out muscle a defender and tall enough to dominate...
Why New Year’s resolutions are not for me and maybe you!
How did you spend New Year’s? Hungover? Stuffed? I bet most of you can’t even remember. How did you spend New Year’s? Hungover? Stuffed? I bet most of you can’t even remember. Well, we can most probably relate in that plastered all over our social networks was that one common and rather annoying phrase ‘New...
Is Nick Powell football’s hottest new prospect NickPowell.jpg
With all the excitement surrounding clinical Dutchman Robin Van Persie, Manchester United’s fellow newest recruit, one of the most promising talents in the English game, has almost been compl With all the excitement surrounding clinical Dutchman Robin Van Persie, Manchester United’s fellow newest recruit, one of the most promising talents in the English game, has...
Is ‘Super Shinji’ more than just a ‘shirt seller’?
As Manchester United seal the deal to sign Japanese rising star Shinji Kagawa the ever expected conspiracy theories begin to emerge that he is purely a shirt seller. As Manchester United seal the deal to sign Japanese rising star Shinji Kagawa the ever expected conspiracy theories begin to emerge that he is purely a shirt...
English Premier League: Hulk set to wow fans next season.
Next season we may see one of Europe’s hottest young talents take the Barclays Premier League by storm. Next season we may see one of Europe’s hottest young talents take the Barclays Premier League by storm. It’s no surprise Givanildo Vieira de Souza, also known as Hulk, has been linked with almost every top football...
Mario Balotelli – Hero or villain? You decide
What do you do with a player that has bags of potential but also pockets full of attitude? One week he scores an emphatic winner, the next his maverick actions see him sent off. What do you do with a player that has bags of potential but also pockets full of attitude? One week he...