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Premiership Player Profile – Jody Craddock
[6 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

This Wednesday features the profile of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ 34 year old centre-back, Jody Craddock.
Jody Craddock is a centre back currently attached to Premier League team, Wolves. The English defender featured in the Cambridge United team from 1993-1997, where he accumulated 145 league appearances before moving to Sunderland in July 1997 for a fee of £300, 000. During his spell at Sunderland, he helped them gain promotion to the Premier League, however, Craddock found appearances limited in the Premiership and he was soon loaned out to Sheffield United.
Craddock remained at …

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Premiership Player Profile – Tom Huddlestone
[4 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

This is the 11th instalment of the Premier League player profiles, as I and fellow blogger 5stars have been working on these profiles for over a month now, please enjoy this weeks features as I will be profiling Spurs midfielder Tom Huddlestone, and 5stars will be featuring Wolves defender Jody Craddock.
Tom Huddlestone started his football career as a young graduate of the Derby County squad, over a four year period with the Rams the midfielder was able to feature 88 times for Derby; however he failed to find the net in …

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Premiership Player Profile – Cesc Fabregas
[30 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

Following Monday’s Profile of Bolton Wanderers’ Ivan Klasnic, Wednesday’s Premiership Player Profile returns with Arsenal’s skipper, Cesc Fabregas.
Cesc Fabregas has quickly established himself as one of the best midfielders in the world. The skipper of Premiership club Arsenal first came into the frame as a 16 year old in the Carling Cup match against Rotherham in 2003. This would signal the start of a glittering career for the young Spaniard, as he went from strength to strength and continued to impress in more Carling Cup outings and eventually, the Premier …

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[28 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

It’s the return of the Premier League Player Profiles today, as this is the ninth feature that I and fellow blogger 5stars have done over the past few months. Basically we are one blog away from completing half of the Premier League teams in the league, so here is a recap of the teams and the players we have already focused on. David Dunn(Blackburn), Darren Fletcher(Man Utd), Clint Dempsey(Fulham), John Carew(Aston Villa), Paul Scharner(Wigan), Jack Rodwell(Everton), Shay Given(Man City), Petr Cech(Chelsea) and now Ivan Klasnic(Bolton). Please enjoy the second half of our features, …

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[16 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

The goalkeeper special profile week saw Shay Given on Monday and today sees Chelsea’s shotstopper Petr Cech. With Christmas fast approaching, gavh and myself will be taking a break next week and will resume the Monday beginning 28th December.
Petr Cech is a Czech Republic International who signed for Chelsea from French team Rennes in 2004 during Claudio Ranieri’s reign as manager.
Since then, Cech has quickly established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, with his superb shot-stopping being one of his top areas in the game.
Into his …

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[14 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

This week is a goalkeeper special week, where I and fellow blogger 5stars features two of the top goalkeepers in the Premier League. Next week we will both be taking a break from the Profiles as Christmas emerges. Please enjoy this feature on Shay Given…
Throughout his Premier League career Shay Given has grown in stature, from a legend of Newcastle United where he made over 350 appearances for the Magpies, to probably the best Manchester City signing in recent years. Given has always been one of my favourite goalkeepers in the Premier League, and one of the best all …

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Arrivederci Nerazurri – Vieira Plans Exit from Inter
[13 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

HE’S a World Cup winner, European Championship victor and boasts a series of Premier League and Serie A winner’s medals. Now Patrick Vieira, aged 33, finds himself feeling the cold shoulder of football after being shunned by both club and country over recent months.
Former mentor Arsène Wenger has urged Vieira to leave the Nerazzurri to find first team football. Vieira has made no secret of the fact that he wishes to represent France at next summer’s World Cup and Wenger gave a blunt statement regarding the situation of his former …

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Koren Keen On Premier Move?
[13 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

The 2009/2010 Championship campaign has been a struggle for West Brom midfielder Robert Koren. Since Roberto Di Matteo arrived from League 1 outfit Milton Keynes Dons, Koren has slipped out of the starting eleven as the likes of Youssuf Mulumbu, Gonzalo Jara and Graham Dorrans have all cemented their place in the West Brom starting line up.
Since falling out of favour Koren has attracted interest from a number of clubs in the Premier League. Fulham and Birmingham have both been linked with Robert Koren; however places in both of them …

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[12 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

THE club insist he is staying, the press insist he is leaving, and the player himself is being “kept in the dark” over his next career move. So, just what is the next move for Rangers striker Kris Boyd?
Speculation continues to intensify suggesting a summer move to Coca-Cola Championship North East giants Middlesbrough or Newcastle United, when Boyd’s contract at Ibrox expires in June.

Will Boyd be celebrating a move south of the border next year?
Boyd, who was on the verge of a move to Birmingham City before failing to agree …

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Milos Krasic: Which team will he join?
[11 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]

All football enthusiasts should have heard of the name Milos Krasic, the highly-rated 19 year old who plays for Russian side CSKA Moscow. The Serbian winger has been linked with moves to some of the best clubs in the world. The clubs mostly linked with Krasic are both of the Manchester clubs, Arsenal and Chelsea. Which team would be the best to join?
 Krasic will probably fit in at Arsenal more than any other team because of the quality of Arsenal’s squad. The main player in his position is Emmanuel Eboue …

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