Automatic Promotion – Who Wants A Slice Of The Premier Pie?

Automatic Promotion – Who Wants A Slice Of The Premier Pie?

The most expensive game of the football season is the Championship play-off final. It’s the one game with the greatest prize money in football. And yet, it is a game that some teams desperately want to avoid playing in. For those teams hunting automatic promotion, the play-offs represent a lottery they would prefer not to be involved in. For most of this season two teams have stood out as the most likely to fill the two automatic promotion places on offer. Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion have dominated the Championship league table for nearly six months now. No other team has occupied either of the two automatic promotion places since mid October. For the majority of the season, very few would have bet against Newcastle and Brighton taking the austomatic promotion place. They are still the favourites to […]

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Rooney Spares United’s Blushes

Rooney Spares United’s Blushes

Manchester United 1 Sheffield United 0 Wayne Rooney’s 93rd minute spot kick sent Manchester United into the draw for the FA Cup 4th round after another dismal display that had the fans voicing their dismay at the final whistle. United put their Premier League pursuit on the back burner to concentrate on the FA Cup as they welcomed Sheffield United to Old Trafford for the 3rd round. It has been too long since United lifted the oldest club cup competition when they defeated Millwall in 2004. Since then Arsenal has gone on to take over the record of most wins so a run to the final is long overdue for the Red Devils. Van Gaal and his players had spoken of their desire to win the cup in the build up to the clash so it was interesting to see […]

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Leicester City Has Confirmed The Signing Of Promising Young Winger Demarai Gray

Leicester City Has Confirmed The Signing Of Promising Young Winger Demarai Gray

Leicester City Has Confirmed The Signing Of Promising Young Winger Demarai Gray Leicester City has finally got their man and has managed to sign Demarai Grey from Birmingham City. The Foxes tried to sign the player during the summer transfer market but did not meet the buyout clause in his contract, so it fell through. This time, around though they increased their offer to meet the 3.7 million pounds needed to activate the clause. The England under twenty-one attacker is now part of the surprise team fighting for the Premier League title. Over the last couple of season, Gray has been an outstanding performer for Birmingham. He has helped add skill and pace to the attack, helping his team push for an automatic promotion place. The player is can play on either flank, but his preferred position is on the […]

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