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Hodgson already up against itThree days into the job and Roy Hodgson must already wonder what it is he has let himself in for. There he was much admired at the Hawthorns, doing a sterling job turning West Bromwich into Premier League regulars, quietly … Continue reading

This is just the start for CityYou don’t have to see life through Niall Quinn’s sky-blue-tinted disco specs to appreciate this truth about last night’s Premier League showdown: the better team won. And, as a result, the best team in the country is heading for the … Continue reading

Munich final braced for corporate takeoverSo much for assumption. So much for fixes. So much for hot balls. From the moment the draw for the quarter and semi-finals of the Champions League was made it appeared certain that Barcelona would play Real Madrid in the … Continue reading

Chelsea played the game of their livesWhat a night. What an astonishing result. At the Camp Nou Chelsea gave final vindication to those who have long preached that what matters in football is not possession of the ball, it is sticking it in the net. Chelsea … Continue reading