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Liverpool and Man City eye 105 goals to top Spurs ’61 vintage record per game

By Brian Sears 18 April 2014 The most thrilling English title race in decades has been made all the more sumptuous by the free-scoring exploits of Liverpool and Manchester City - and both clubs still have a post-war scoring record in sight. The record is...

REVEALED: Man City, Yankees, Dodgers, RM, Barca best paid in global sport

** By Nick Harris 15 April 2014 Manchester City are the best paid team in global sport according to Sportingintelligence’s Global Sports Salaries Survey (GSSS) for 2014, compiled in association with ESPN The Magazine and published this week to coincide with The Magazine’s ‘Money Issue' (right, hitting newsstands this week). The...

Four wins in 35: Man City’s PL record at Liverpool, Palace and Everton – combined

By Brian Sears 10 April 2014 Manchester City visit Liverpool this weekend in a match that could have massive implications on the Premier League title race, with a victory for either side sure to make them odds-on favourites to win the title. If City are...

Palace hope to avoid fourth Premier League cameo as one-season wonders

By Brian Sears 4 April 2014 Only twice in the 21 completed seasons of the Premier League have all three promoted clubs avoided relegation. That was in 2001-02 when Fulham, Blackburn and Bolton all lived to fight another season, and then two seasons ago when Norwich,...
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‘GFH have focussed purely on controlling the narrative, not on running Leeds United’

* WHEN GFH Capital, a Dubai arm of Bahrain-based bank GFH, bought Leeds United in December 2012, executives including Salem Patel appeared on national television to...

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‘Believe nothing in Turkish football – it is rotten to the core and nobody will act’

. At the end of the 2010-11 Turkish football season, Fenerbahçe were crowned champions after finishing with the same number of points (82) as title rivals Trabzonspor, but...

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Man Utd kings among PL ‘ever presents’ but Chelsea on verge of usurping Arsenal

By Brian Sears 14 March 2014 Seven clubs have been ever-present (EP) in the 22 seasons of the Premier League and six of them are in the...

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Everton have upper hand in financial mid-table tussle with Hammers

By Brian Sears 28 February 2014 Everton will start the weekend 11 points outside the Champions League qualification spots, albeit with a game in hand on fourth-placed...

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“Tennis should be safe. That it should be humane should not even be up for discussion.”

By Alexandra Willis in Melbourne "Does Wimbledon have an extreme heat policy?" It was a perfectly innocent question. But if you've ever been to Wimbledon, you will...

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REVEALED: Barcelona best at producing ‘Big 5′ players, Ajax most across Europe

By Nick Harris 21 January 2014 Barcelona produce more first-team footballers across...

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“Tennis should be safe. That it should be humane should not even be up for discussion.”

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Takeovers, triumphs and Hansen’s first column: why the end of a Liverpool institution is a dark day for journalism

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‘The problem for football is that it is up to its neck in gambling’

By Ian Herbert 12 December 2013 There won’t be any great sentiment...