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Premier League Wonderkids Needing a Loan Move

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In the English Premier League, there were high hopes of many young professionals at the start of the season. Pre-season involvement with the first team may have given players such as Phil Foden, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Dominic Solanke and Andreas Pereira the belief that they would be involved in the first

How Can Chelsea Win the League?

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Maurizio Sarri and Chelsea are a little behind Manchester City and Liverpool in terms of quality but can make up for that by relying on team spirit, good atmosphere in the dressing room, Sarri’s tactical genius and Eden Hazard. Many people following Chelsea would have considered finishing in the Champions League

Virgil van Dijk – The colossus at the heart of Liverpool’s title challenge

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🗣 "Virgil van Dijk. Too big. Too fast. Loves fighting. Smells nice. He runs past you and you're like 'ooh' smelling him.” - Troy Deeney, Circa 2018 He might have only been with Liverpool for the better part of a year, but both fans and critics describe Virgil van Dijk using superlatives -

Premier League Recap – October 20th – November 11th

EADF is back with another monthly recap of the English Premier League. Club supporters can put the final international break of 2018 behind them, and turn the footballing world’s attention back onto domestic football and the leagues they follow. Due to the interruption of the recent UEFA Nations League and

Breaking Down The Brand: A Tactical Analysis of Sarri-Ball

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“I’ve come to realize that there’s a child in every footballer, a child who is playing a game. That’s where the fun part is. And when players are having fun, they are more productive." - Maurizio Sarri  Chelsea Football Club have been having a lot of fun in the past four

Klopp’s Midfield Conundrum

Resident Liverpool FC contributor for EADF Kabir Ali weighs in on the selection dilemma Jurgen Klopp faces with respect to his midfield ahead of a tight festive period. It has been a strange start to the season at Liverpool, to stay the least. The blistering beginning to the Premier League campaign,

Bayern Munich’s Transfer Quandary – When Will The Bavarians Spend Big Again?

Bayern Munich are part of Europe’s footballing elite; 28 Bundesliga titles, 18 DFB German’s Cups, 5 Champions League Titles, 1 UEFA Cup & 1 Cup Winners Cup. Their pedigree cannot be disputed. They have won the last 6 Bundesliga titles in a row; Dortmund were the last team to win

City Firm Favourites – Manchester Derby Preview Part 1

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Ahead of Shakhtar Donetsk’s testing Champions League tie at the Etihad, Portuguese tactician Paolo Fonseca boldly proclaimed that “Manchester City have no weaknesses.” Inarguable invincibility has expectedly evaded even the greatest of the sides the beautiful game has ever seen, but it was hard to refute the 45-year old’s manifestation

Patrick McEleney – From humble Beginnings to League of Ireland Stardom

Patrick McEleney may not be a name known to many outside the proud island of Ireland, but those who are familiar with the Derry-born playmaker are fully aware of just how special he is. Born in the heart of Derry city, McEleney followed any young player’s dream by representing his local

Preparing For FPL GW12 Fixtures: The Differentials

With GW12 on the horizon, most FPL teams have Patricio in goal, Alonso in defense, Hazard in midfield and Kun Aguero leading the line, so today we look at the differentials we could pick for the upcoming fixtures to get ahead in the mini-leagues. Trusted differentials in the EADF community and

Anthony Martial – The French Sensation On A Roller-Coaster Ride

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There seemed an air of unease around Old Trafford. Christian Benteke had just crashed Liverpool back into contention at Old Trafford with a superb bicycle kick. With the score at 2-1, United manager Louis van Gaal brought on new signing Anthony Martial, whom the English media had welcomed with their

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