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TLE Sports Podcast: World Cup Special Part 2

TLE Sports Podcast: World Cup Special Part 2

By Richard & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter In the second part of their preview of World Cup 2018, Richard and David discuss Groups E-H, including England, Brazil, Germany and...Switzerland. They also reveal their tournament winner and their pick for the Golden Boot.

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TLE Sports Podcast – 03.11.17

</a ></a >Sport News</a > 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter In this jam-packed episode, Richard and David discuss the managerial changes at Everton and Leicester City, evaluate Claude Puel's appointment at the King Power Stadium and debate the potential successors ...

Premiership Preview…in Poetry

TLE Sports Podcast – World Cup Qualifying Special

</a ></a >Sport News</a > 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter Richard & David de Winter discuss the Qualification permutations for the 2018 World Cup, including Argentina's crucial match with Ecuador and Portugal's showdown with Switzerland. Also featuring a review of ...

The North/South Divide – Hemispheres Apart

West Ham struggling to find home comforts

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport Six games, five defeats, 16 goals conceded – not quite the start to the season West Ham fans had in mind, especially given last term’s impressive seventh-place finish.  After leaving their beloved Boleyn Ground in order to become ...

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England’s Euros exit no surprise

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport Calamitous.  Shambloic.  A disgraceful result that will impact on generations to come.  Far too much play on the right wing and not enough on the left.  But, enough about my thoughts on the EU referendum.  England’s footballers rather ...

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EURO 2016: First Impressions

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter  @rgdewinter  @TLE_Sport After the first round of matches at Euro 2016, it’s time for some considered, reasonable reaction.  What your discerning football fan would like to read now is some in-depth analysis, deconstructing each team’s tactical approach, accompanied by illuminating stats and whimsical ...

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Euro 2016 – The turn of the underdog?

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport It’s the start of the summer so that can only mean one thing – more football!  The European Championships start in France on Friday with a new improved (expanded) format consisting of 24 teams (why? Money, obviously).  The ...

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Premier League Awards

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport Ladies and Gentlemen.  Welcome to the most prestigious awards ceremony in football journalism.  Well….not quite, especially given that our budget couldn’t even stretch to some soggy sandwiches, a packet of Monster Munch and a bottle of Lambrini.  However, ...

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Premier League Team of the Season

Sport News 24/7 Yes it’s that time of the year again.  The weather is warming up, the end of the football season is nigh so this (not very) discerning journalist has picked TLE’s team of the season.  The PFA may have already chosen their team, but I know this is ...

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Relegation battle reaches climax

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport Leicester who?  Now all that Premier League title nonsense is over, it’s time to get back to the real football – the relegation battle.  Norwich City, Newcastle United and Sunderland all find themselves at the wrong end of ...

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Can West Ham last the pace?

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @davidjdewinter 6th in the table, only 5 points off the Champions League places, 2015/16 has exceeded all Hammers’ fans expectations so far.  Under new manager Slaven Bilic they have moved on from the limited but effective gameplan of ‘up ...

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Defoe key to Sunderland’s survival

Sport News 24/7 By Billy Stephens  @BillyLaughs  @TLE_Sport With Sunderland and Newcastle sat 18th and 19th respectively in the league table before kick-off, the Tyne-Wear derby was a massive relegation six-pointer and the 1-1 draw was a huge disappointment for both teams. Norwich’s 0-1 away win at West Brom the ...

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City’s title hopes over after derby defeat

Sport News 24/7 By Billy Stephens  @BillyLaughs  @TLE_Sport Professional victories for Leicester and Arsenal on Saturday put the pressure on Spurs and Manchester City to keep pace at the top in their respective fixtures on Sunday.  However, the Lilywhites were the only team that could rise to the challenge, effectively ...

Premier League: Ones to Watch for the 2015/16  Season

Can Benitez save Newcastle?

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @davidjdewinter ‘How not to run a football club.’  This would surely be the title of Newcastle United’s memoirs of the last 10 years.  They are the gift that keeps on giving – a soap opera that is so unbelievable ...

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Leicester City – Premier League Champions?

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter  @rgdewinter  @TLE_Sport Another week gone, another set of results that maintain Leicester City’s position of comfortable leaders of the Premier League.  The story has developed from ‘how long can they keep this run going?’ to ‘at this rate they might even make the ...

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Pep will go for quadruple

Sport News 24/7 By Billy Stephens  @BillyLaughs  @TLE_Sport Manchester City have one foot in the Champions League quarter finals after a strong 1-3 first leg victory away to a lacklustre Dynamo Kiev, as Pellegrini shows which side his bread is buttered. Pellegrini's men turned up looking ready for business – ...