Premier League Team of The Week – Gameweek Eight

Returning from the international break Man City didn’t lack attacking quality as they beat Stoke City 7-2. Man United drew 0-0 with Liverpool as Spurs won and Watford beat Arsenal. Crystal Palace secured their first win of the season over defending champions, Chelsea. Swansea were also victorious with a 2-0 home win against Huddersfield. While…

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5 talking points from Manchester City’s 7-2 Stoke win

Manchester City continued their fine league form with a superb 7-2 victory over Stoke City at the Etihad this weekend. Pep Guardiola claimed it was City’s ‘best performance since he arrived’ at the club as the Citizens dominated their former boss Mark Hughes’s side. With a number of eye-catching displays in this nine goal thriller,…

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Irish punter beats the bookies with enormous Ladbrokes accumulator win!

One lucky Irish punter made an already unforgettable week even more unbelievable during the international break, turning over a huge profit on his midweek Ladbrokes accumulator. The unnamed Dublin customer would have more than likely had a hangover regardless after Martin O’Neill’s side earned an impossible result in Wales on Tuesday – though his hangover…

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European World Cup Qualifiers Team of The Week – Final Fixtures

Now that the European qualifiers for Russia 2018 are over, we now know who have booked their places in the final tournament. France, Portugal, Germany, Serbia, Poland, England, Spain, Belgium and Iceland all won their groups respectively. Eight nations qualify for the playoffs while the second-placed team with the lowest points don’t make it. That…

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Why Leicester City’s success will never be repeated

As Wes Morgan, captain of Leicester City, held aloft the Premier League crown, the footballing world looked on in amazement. 2015/16 – the year that made us all believe in miracles, a unique year in the Premier League era, and one I’m now certain will never be repeated. Any fresh impetus that Leicester gave to…

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4 lessons we learned from the weekend’s CAF World Cup Qualifiers

Sunday saw the conclusion of yet another scintillating round of CAF World Cup Qualifiers. The qualifiers, now down to the final stage, was hotter than ever and, as always, their were several talking points from those fixtures played at the weekend. Indeed, no other spectacle brings out the best in African football as the World…

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Mourinho or Guardiola: who needs the 2017/2018 Premier League title more?

Whenever the name José Mourinho or Pep Guardiola is uttered, titles is one thing that springs to mind. The pair were big rivals while in Spain, with one coaching Barcelona while the other, Real Madrid. Fast forward to the present where both are in their second season in charge at their respective Manchester clubs and are yet to deliver the league title. The question is, who is under more pressure to guide his team to the Premier League title?

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Premier League Team of The Week – Gameweek Seven

This week saw both Manchester clubs still on top of the Premier League. Man City hold pole position after beating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Spurs continued their winning form while Arsenal, Burnley, Stoke and West Ham also picked up wins. There was plenty of action and we at Accumulator Tips have chosen our best XI…

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How magnificent Marco Silva has transcended desolate Watford

When Watford made the decision to sack controversial boss Walter Mazzarri at the back end of last season, the board were keen on bringing in an ambitious, contemporary manager to spark a revolution in Hertfordshire. In Marco Silva, they’ve got their man. Cast your mind back to just over four months back. The club announced…

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