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Football’s freakiest injuries

Football has always played host to some of the most painful and eye- wincingly shocking injuries we can just about stomach as viewers. With the pace of the game nowadays there is always that chance that a player, no matter how experienced, will end up with a bone shattering clash…

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Are Southampton right to buy players to cover for injured stars?

It’s not uncommon for Premier League clubs to sign a player as cover following an injury or two, but this week Southampton shook the tree somewhat by making such a signing before the season has even started. The signing of Cuco Martina from Dutch Eredivisie club FC Twente was unusual…

MONACO - MARCH 17: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal reacts during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match between AS Monaco and Arsenal at Stade Louis II on March 17, 2015 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Are Arsenal and Manchester City just unlucky in Champions League?

With the UEFA Champions League final set to take piece this weekend, there are no English sides involved for the third year in a row. Indeed, the Premier League has supplied just two finalists in the last six years (0.33 finalists per year), compared to five finalists in the four…

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Queens Park Rangers Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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Burnley Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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Hull City Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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Aston Villa Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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Sunderland Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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Newcastle United Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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Leicester City Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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West Bromwich Albion Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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West Ham United Percentage of Season Missed by Players Through Injury

EVERYONE COMPLAINS ABOUT HAVING INJURED PLAYERS – especially impact players that are essential to team success. It always seems that just when you’ve gotten those players off of the physio table and back onto the pitch, someone else goes right back in. It begs the question: Just how much was…

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