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Manchester United has turned into a consistent topic of discussion for football fans as there is always something going on involving Old Trafford or Louis van Gaal.
A few days ago Sam Allardyce critiqued Louis van Gaal for his long ball playing style that the Dutchman has been implementing in recent times and the criticism continued on when the former Manchester United player Paul Scholes called his labeled his former team as ‘’miserable’’.
There aren’t many fans that agree to the decisions that the Dutchman Louis van Gaal has made since taking over the club but despite all of the harsh and negative feedback that the experienced coach has received lately, he has somehow pushed Manchester United in the 3rd spot of the Premier League.
The fastest man alive, Usain Bolt has not been shy in revealing to the public that he is a fan of Manchester United and everything that the club represents when it comes to football but even the Jamaican sprint runner does not agree with the things that have been happening with the English club. Continue reading ‘Manchester United turned to consistent Debatorrgb’
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A few weeks ago rumors started to circulate which claimed that Manchester City was interested in signing a contract extension deal with Frank Lampard as the current contract of the English midfielder expires in January as he has to make a move to the MLS side New York City FC but it has now been revealed that work is being done in attempt of having Lampard remain with Manchester City for a longer period of time.
This extended period of time could last until February with Lampard having to step up and replace YayaToure who will be leaving Manchester City for a short time as Toure has to play at the Africa Cup of Nations which starts on January 17 and if Ivory Coast manages to reach the finals, Toure would be returning to the Premier League club on February 8.
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Tottenham Hotspur sealed their ticket into the knockout rounds of the UEFA Europa League after defeating Partizan Belgrade with a narrow 1-0 victory with Benjamin Stambouli scoring the only goal of the entire match at the 49th minute.
The match however, had to be stopped on a few occasions after several individuals made their way into the pitch of the White Hart Lane Stadium and security guards chased them around for some moments before the match could continue rolling on. The referee, Yevhen Aranovskiy had to suspend the game on a few instances due to the fans getting their way into the playing grounds.
On September, Partizan Belgrade was banned due to their fans displaying an anti-Semitic banner and the club received a partial stadium closure but this time around it was Tottenham Hotspur which has been hit with sanctions due to their own fans entering the pitch on occasions.
Due to all the incidents which occurred in the match, UEFA has now opened a case that will force Tottenham on having to step up and face the consequences in what seemed to be a marketing stunt as all 3 pitch invaders were wearing T-shirts that promoted a company that creates official Tottenham merchandise.
All of the pitch invaders were arrested following the incident and the Premier League club, Tottenham Hotspur later went on apologizing to fans for the behavior of those people involved in the incident and for all of the problems that it might have caused.
A disciplinary panel is expected to judge which charges will be made towards Tottenham Hotspurs on December 11.
Recently, a series of rather bizarre or unexpected events have been occurring involving Tottenham as this incident with the pitch invaders isn’t the only thing which has popped up lately.
The White Hart Lane Stadium is being redeveloped and a business which is right next to the football building was set on fire. According to the owner of the Archway Sheet Metal factory, the fire was started by fans of Tottenham as he has already been receiving death threats.
The owner of the business is opposing the decision of the authorities of Tottenham on building a new £100m stadium and he has now revealed that things are getting dangerous for him after having received death threats and now a huge fire happened right in the last piece of land which is needed to expand the stadium. The club has tried to buy this site for over 10 years.
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Leicester City appear to be going through their first real test of poor form this campaign. The team has scored only two goals in the last four matches and it seems that they are struggling with the increased spotlight on striker Leonardo Ulloa. The striker was signed in the summer for £ 8 million and he has already started showing signs of being a Premier League top marksman. Despite playing for a team that was expected to struggle in the bottom half of the table, Ulloa has already scored five goals. This league tally is better than the likes of Wayne Rooney have achieved this campaign.
Nigel Pearson accepts that there will be much more focus on Ulloa, as teams try to stop him from scoring. However, he expects the quality of the South American to shine through. Pearson is also aware that the club will not be putting their entire focus on Ulloa further goals. He says that the team will have to share the burden of scoring goals over the course of the campaign since every striker will go through a patch where they find it difficult to score goals. This weekend, Leicester take on Swansea away from home. This is a match where they will definitely look to take at least point.
“I’ve not noticed any shift; he’s a quiet sort of man and a likeable guy and his outlook hasn’t changed. He certainly hasn’t had any extra pressure put on him from within. My view on strikers is goals are what they are about but the way we play, we need forward-thinking players who also understand how the team functions. Leo has settled in very well and has had an outstanding start in terms of goal return. His all-round play has been excellent,” said the Leicester City boss.