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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere. (Getty Images)
London – Jack Wilshere looks like a player determined to grasp every moment of football he is offered this season, and his mini renaissance since returning to fitness and the fold at Arsenal has made him want to commit to the club for the long term. Wilshere’s...
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Liverpool’s midfielder Philippe Coutinho runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match against Manchester City March 19, 2017. (AFP)
A penny for someone’s thoughts seems a ludicrously old-fashioned saying in the era of the £1.4bn Premier League transfer window. But now the whole brouhaha is over it is hard not to wonder what is going on inside the heads of players whose hopes were dashed on...
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Mesut Özil, Granit Xhaka and Laurent Koscielny after Arsenal fell 4-0 down at Anfield – the latest in a series of horror shows in recent seasons. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images
In the thick of Arsenal’s chronic breakdown at Anfield on Sunday it did not take long for football’s splurging social commentary to begin establishing just how bad this was compared with other abhorrences. How rotten exactly are things in the state of Arsenal? As bad...
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Patrick Vieira’s playing style stunned his new team-mates when he joined Arsenal from Milan aged 19. Photograph: David Davies/PA
London- Sometimes, end-of-era curtain calls happen without the necessary fanfare. So it was, at the 2005 FA Cup final, one of the great individual rivalries in English football took centre stage for its final scene. But nobody knew it at the time. Nobody foresaw that...
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Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates with the crowd after scoring a goal during the English League Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London in February 2016. (AFP)
London – It is not only superfans of the elite who are catered for in the modern era of the pre-season international extravaganza. Mansfield Town are warming up for the new League Two campaign in Malta, and the club offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to...