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August 2018 articles

Succeeding a man whose 22-year reign moulded the modern Arsenal was never going to be a cakewalk, but Unai Emery can be under [...]

12 August

With a new Premier League season upon us, how will fans, players and managers react to a plethora of adaptations in the rule [...]

10 August

City Hall has urged football clubs to contribute to the cost of policing London football matches after it was revealed that taxpayers [...]

10 August

Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley has been on the end of a backlash from Newcastle United fans after buying failed department store [...]

10 August
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Big clubs, big money transfers, and big TV contracts usually dominate the headlines when it comes to football. [...]

10 August
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With a flurry of left-field deals rather than a slew of blockbuster signings, the summer transfer window closed for English clubs [...]

9 August
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Premier League teams may be about to resume hostilities this weekend, but away from the field on social media the battle for [...]

9 August
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With the World Cup long forgotten already all focus has switched back to the Premier League and, like everyone, I’m hugely [...]

9 August

Although the subject of transfers is rarely far from the sports media or the thoughts of the football fan, some of the realities [...]

8 August
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The football transfer window closes tomorrow, and the opening days of August have seen the usual flurry of activity at all levels. [...]

8 August
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Patience is a difficult virtue to preach to a set of fans who waited years for a change of direction at their club. [...]

7 August

US sports tycoon Stan Kroenke has made an all-cash offer to buy Arsenal in a deal valuing the club at £1.8bn.  [...]

7 August
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Newly promoted sides are expected to feel a bit of apprehension upon the dawning of a new season. Making the step from the Championship [...]

6 August

The Community Shield might not rank highly on the long list of trophies won by Pep Guardiola, but the Manchester City manager [...]

5 August

It has found itself increasingly marginalised by the all-conquering Premier League but, quietly, the Championship has become [...]

2 August