Tag: Football

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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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Mourinho & Manchester United: Match made in heaven or hell?

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport Jose to Old Trafford – so the rumour goes at least.  I can’t say I’m surprised, but the manner in which the story broke, hours after Louis Van Gaal had won Manchester United’s first trophy since 2013, was ...

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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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Who would be in your England Euro 2016 squad?

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport The weeks leading up to a major championship are always the source of endless debate.  Who to pick?  Do you go with the experienced but out of form forward (Wayne Rooney)?  Do you take chance on a young ...

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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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