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Every Premier League club’s best young prospect – 18 and under, including Rhian Brewster and Phil Foden

The son of a former Portugal international, Quina is regarded as one of the most talented youngsters in his country and has been capped at various youth-team levels. He turned down a professional contract at Chelsea to join the Hammers as a 17-year-old in 2016 and linked straight up with the first-team squad at the London Stadium. He’s already made ...

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Ranking every Premier League club based on the atmosphere at their home stadium – from worst to best

Arsenal fans have never been renowned for being the most vocal. Before their move to the Emirates in 2006, their former home was known as ‘Highbury the Library’. Unfortunately for Arsenal fans, nothing much has changed since the switch. Former midfielder Andrei Arshavin once said of the atmosphere; “It was like there was no advantage in playing at home. Many ...

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Ranking the best and worst deals from the January transfer window

The January transfer window has (thankfully) come to a close, and the Premier League’s 20 teams have been busy in what’s been one of the wildest winter windows in history. Here are five of the best – and worst – deals completed in the last month: 5 best January deals 5. Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool Liverpool kicked off the ...

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Every Premier League club's best performing loan player in the 2017-18 season so far

Perez, 29, endured a pretty tough campaign at the Emirates last season, and it was no surprise he returned to former club Deportivo during the summer. He has since shown his time with Arsenal was uncharacteristic of his career, having scored five goals and created a further four in 19 appearances. Thursday, January 25, 2018 We are in the midst ...

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Every Premier League club’s best No.7 in the English top flight since 1992

Signed for £6million as a replacement for Marc Overmars, Pires had a slow start with the Gunners but eventually his class told. He won two Premier League titles and two FA Cups as well as being named FWA Player of the Year in 2002, and making the Team of the Season three times before leaving for Villarreal. Tuesday, January 23, ...

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Every Premier League club's second-choice striker ranked from worst to best

Ayew has actually enjoyed a solid season, but his best performances have come from the left wing. When forced to lead the line, his skillset lets him down and he often looks uncomfortable. Ayew’s struggles should also take into account the fact that there are few creative players in Swansea’s squad, and with better players around him he would likely ...

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FA Cup in pictures: Images from the best weekend in English football

by Daniel Rouse 5m ago Michael Regan / Getty Images Sport / Getty There are few things as quintessentially British as the FA Cup third round. The extravagant dress code and party atmosphere have long established this as a standout date in the English footballing calendar, and it’s the ideal competition for those who love a good underdog story. Here ...

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Pogba silences his critics by playing in his best role: the No. 10

On Sunday, former Manchester United stalwart Paul Scholes, now a pundit at BT Sport, suggestedPaul Pogba was neither fit nor committed enough to the team’s cause, claiming the 24-year-old “is just strolling through games.” By the end of a 2-0 win over Everton – and a superb second-half that saw the Frenchman add two more assists to his tally – ...

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Footy Power Rankings: Manchester City enters 2018 as Europe's best

Taking into consideration recent domestic and continental results, along with underlying stats, we try to figure out which clubs are among Europe’s elite. 1. Manchester City (1st in Premier League) League Record GF GA Shots on Target per Match Shots Conceded per Match 19-2-0 61 12 7.4 6.3 Previous rank: 1st Pep Guardiola is still commanding the best club in ...

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Ranking the 10 best matches of 2017

With another year in the books, theScore takes a look back and ranks the most thrilling contests from the last 12 months: 10. Benevento 2-2 AC Milan: Dec. 3 It wasn’t a classic spectacle, but the result will go down in Serie A lore as Italian minnow Benevento captured its first-ever point in the top flight at the expense of ...

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