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Douglas Barrie’s Perfect XI


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I think I took five minutes to choose my all time XI. The only
positions it took me longer to think about were one of the central
defender slots and a midfielder slot (because I had various ideas in
my mind). There’s a lot of quality going about just now, but I’ve
stuck in some players who are likely to be in everyone else’s
selections but also a few surprises given that I’m playing a 4-3-3
(the Barcelona way).
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The Luka Modric saga finally came to a close after the Croatian playmaker finalised his move to Spanish La Liga Champions Real Madrid from Spurs for a reported £33 million. However, I want to look at this transfer in more detail; was he worth the money, what role will he play at Madrid (presuming he gets a game) and how will Tottenham cope without him. View full article »


I’ve chosen my perfect XI based on the players and moments that made me love the game. The World Cup France 1998 turned a passing interest into an unbridled love affair that has only grown ever since. The footballing superstars of the early 2000’s and onwards also played a big part in shaping this team. So, with that in mind you can expect a fairly modern lineup and this XI is modelled on a diamond formation. Here is my perfect team.

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Celtic boss Neil Lennon will wait for late fitness test to for of his players before naming his team to play Helsingborg in the Champions League qualifiers tonight. Celtic are potentially 180 minutes from the Champions League group stages , playing amongst Europe’s elite.
Scott Brown, James Forrest, Paddy McCourt and Gary Hooper will all be assessed a few hours before kick off to see if they can feature in the match.

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This edition of My Perfect XI is by Tom Moseley. You can follow Tom on Twitter @PlayedOfThePark

I haven’t lived in a time where I’ve been able to see most of the players who fall underthe category of ‘Footballs Greatest’ – so this was a tough thing for me to do. As I had to base a lot of it on what I’ve heard, read or the small clips I have seen. There will be one or two modern players in there, who will look out of place, but, there’s good reasoning! View full article »


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There are many self proclaimed ‘in the know’ agents on Twitter, the social medium in which news seems to be leaked before anyone else knows, and they seem to have got another Arsenal signing correct in the form of Alex Song, just days after Robin Van Persie switched allegiances. View full article »


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Neil Lennon’s injury-hit Celtic escaped from Dingwall with a point after a last-gasp Kris Commons tap-in salvaged a 1-1 draw for the SPL champions against new boys Ross County.
Celtic’s preparation for this game was blighted by injuries to many players including Captain Scott Brown and striker Gary Hooper which led to Lennon fielding an arguably weaker side than that that played against HJK Helsinki just over a week ago. View full article »

Scott Millar’s Perfect XI


This is my greatest XI of all time.

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