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Arsenal bedevilled by too many draws as trip to stalemate Sunderland looms

By Brian Sears 24 October 2014 The two Premier League clubs with the most draws so far this season meet this weekend when Sunderland (five draws in eight league matches) host Arsenal (ditto). Ten places separate those two clubs, with Arsenal in seventh and Sunderland...

Tottenham’s long-term dominance over City washed away by Mansour money

By Brian Sears 16 October 2014 When the Premier League resumes on Saturday after the international break it will do so at the Etihad Stadium as Manchester City hope to close the gap on leaders Chelsea. City will play in the only fixture of...

Messi, Neymar, Suarez – bid to win a chance to watch them train and play

By Sportingintelligence 15 October 2014 Spanish giants Barcelona are among the sporting organisations contributing to a charity auction in aid of the late, great Bobby Robson, a former manager of the Catalan club as well as a former manager of the England football team....

Arsenal’s weakness at top-five rivals makes for daunting Chelsea challenge

By Brian Sears 3 October 2014 Arsenal's away record against other 'top' Premier League teams has become a source of major concern in recent seasons. For the purposes of this article, 'top' is defined as any club that has finished in the top five...
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Dutee Chand

‘Dutee Chand, science and the spirit of sport: why IAAF policy is deeply flawed’

By Roger Pielke Jr 20 October 2014  Since 1928 international athletics has included separate categories for men and women. This separation makes sense to most people on...

KP book

‘KP – a supremely talented man with an uncanny ability to piss people off’

REVIEW By Lizzy Ammon  6 October 2014 Kevin Pietersen is nothing if not canny. This week is an international week in football meaning the sports media cycle is...

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City may be ‘Richer than God’ but are their fans really poorer than United’s? It matters

By Ian Herbert 3 October 2014 Are Manchester United fans wealthier than Manchester City fans? The question is not part of an attempt to demonstrate a new...

Syringes

‘A lack of reliable doping data puts the spirit of sport in peril’

By Roger Pielke Jr 30 September 2014  Sport is in the news for a lot of the wrong reasons, from the scandal over the NFL's response to...

Bruno DC

‘The president couldn’t say who owned his players. Maybe criminals. Astonishing’

By Ian Herbert 12 September 2014 One of the main panel events at the Soccerex global convention in Manchester this week was headlined: 'How to run a...

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City may be ‘Richer than God’ but are their fans really poorer than United’s? It matters

By Ian Herbert 3 October 2014 Are Manchester United fans wealthier than...

Bruno DC
‘The president couldn’t say who owned his players. Maybe criminals. Astonishing’

By Ian Herbert 12 September 2014 One of the main panel events...

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MOTD at 50: ‘Interesting, very interesting … Oh look at his face, just look at his face’

* By Nick Harris 22 August 2014 When the first episode of Match...

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Winning in global sport: Often about the money, money, money ….. (but not always)

By Nick Harris 5 May 2014 It was self-evident in the 2012-13...