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Speculation has surrounded the future of Robin Van Persie throughout the transfer window, with a number of clubs chasing the prolific Arsenal hitman.
It was confirmed today August 16th 2012, that Manchester United had come out with the Strikers signature.

In a reported £22m transfer The Red Devils have now spent in the region of £44m so far.
The question is can RVP fit in and replicate his Arsenal form.

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After the Scotland u19 and u21s team both lost on Tuesday, the pressure was on the main squad to deliver some kind of national pride.
That they did as Scotland brushed the horrible defeat to USA off their backs with a 3-1 win over Australia .
After a freak set of events the Socceroos took the lead through a phenomenal strike by Bresciano gave the visitors the lead. The goal itself was a clear hit and could not be contested. The lead to the goal was a different matter.

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In 1957, taking in bonuses, wages and international match fees, a footballers income for the year would be £1,600 on average. Fast forward 55 years and compare it to the average in the Premier League in 2012, £75,000 a week is the rough average, with this average falling due to promoted teams in the league not being able to offer mammoth wages. View full article »


Having to play the whole of the second half with ten men after Branislav Ivanovic was sent off for a ‘strong’ challenge on Kolarov, it would have certainly been no surprise to the Chelsea fans if their team managed to grind out another victory, given their heroics in the latter stages of the Champions League last season. View full article »


Last season provided one of the most entertaining seasons of football for English football, with key examples including Chelsea’s enthralling Champions League journey View full article »


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Top Ten Goalkeepers In The World

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Yet again, it’s time to ask ourselves whets going on with Scottish football. Since the formation of the SPL, Scotland National Team has failed to secure a place at any major tournament. Should we realise that we simp View full article »


 
26 years ago Sir Alex Ferguson stepped into the unknown. He never quite knew that the club he would take over in 1986 would turn into such a world force that is Manchester United. Little did he know about the success he would have, he would go on to say he wanted 1 trophy and then he could see where that brought him.

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After 4 years of pain , Celtic finally get to fly the league flag before kicking off the SPL season. The 12.45 kick off will see Celtic raising the champions flag before they set out to defend their honour. View full article »