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Premier League’s Top Teams of the Season
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Premier League’s Top Teams of the Season

  Another season of English football is in the history books. This year, the Premier League was rife with fearsome competition as clubs across the country battled it out to determine who is truly the best. In many ways, this was a difficult season for everyone involved, but winners always manage to push through the adversity. With the Premier League champion crowned and numerous other tournaments completed, now is the time to look back and analyze the best teams of the season and review their efforts.  Manchester City As expected, Manchester City entered this season as the clear favorites and they did not disappoint. After walking away with the Premier League title after a 27-5-6 season, there are no arguments left. Manchester City may have had their shortcomings early on, bu...
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UCL – Can this Premier League trio make their numbers count?

The Premier League is the go-to league at the moment in Europe after three of their teams have made it to the quarterfinal stage of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League against all odds. We may have predicted this number making it to the round of 16 but making it further? Well, unless the folks at Footiehound are psychic. The likes of Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester City are in the next stage of the competition and have ignited hopes that the UCL title can end up in England this season. However, can these clubs make their numbers count? England currently has the highest number of representatives remaining in the competition and this is a good one although there is the concern of an all Premier League encounter. Regardless, they've been impressive in the competition this season. RE...
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City are unstoppable and are overwhelming favorites for PL title

It appears the title race for defending champions Liverpool is as good as over with three consecutive losses in the Premier League. The current league leaders Manchester City are also on fire and currently lead the Reds with 13 points, with a game in hand. The Reds started out like a house on fire whilst the Citizens were faltering with some shock losses and results early in the season. Critics were satisfied and happy with Man City's struggles amid suggestions that the Premier League cannot be conquered by Pep Guardiola. There were suggestions that the Spaniard had been found out and would eventually leave England on a low. However, Pep Guardiola has other plans and was working on a solution for his side all the while. The Citizens have been unstoppable in recent months with 5 ho...
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Manchester City are the team of the Premier League

Manchester City under Pep Guardiola have become the major force in the Premier League, although they're yet to translate their dominance to the European scene. Nevertheless, they've been decent on all fronts. The Citizens defended retained the Premier League title last season and also won all the domestic titles that were up for contention while the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Man United, and Tottenham Hotspur could only watch on. Fast forward to this summer, and the Citizens are still going strong and not resting on their laurels. The Etihad outfit might have the UCL title as their priority next season. This is because it's the major trophy that has eluded Pep Guardiola in his time at Manchester City. READ: Tottenham to frustrate Arsenal move for William Saliba Re...
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Can the English clubs dominate Europe in 2019/20?

The Premier League dominated Europe on all fronts in the 2018/19 football season, setting a record in the process. Europe's major elite club competitions had 4 all finalists emerge from English Premier League in the 2018/19 season. The UEFA Champions League saw Liverpool and Tottenham fighting for the holy grail of European club football while the Europa League final saw Chelsea and Arsenal fight for the honors. Very few fans would have thought of this when the season commenced seeing how their rivals in other leagues had invested heavily with eyes on the European honors. Regardless, the English boys were determined to prove a point in Europe and achieved it in record fashion. It remains to be seen if such a feat will ever be repeated in the two major European football club compet...
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Five talking points from the 2018/19 Premier League campaign

The 2018/19 Premier League season has ended and it came with its own share of unlimited excitement, anxiety, and tension. The 'noisy neighbors' successfully defended their Premier League title despite being hotly chased by Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool, the German boss who was stated to have a bridesmaid's tag about him but never the bride. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City sealed a double and are on course for a domestic treble as they will face Watford in the FA Cup final on May 18. The Premier League top two in the just concluded 2018/19 campaign took the fight to each other and dragged it on till the final day where they both garnered wins. READ: Brighton sack Chris Hughton However, the same can't be said for the other clubs who came with the aim of competing for the title when...
Liverpool spoiling English fun in the 2017/18 UCL so far
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Liverpool spoiling English fun in the 2017/18 UCL so far

  The Match Day 2 of the 2017/18 UCL round of matches has come and gone with much excitement and nerve-wracking moments. However, this piece focuses on the performance of the Premier League clubs in the competition thus far. Talking about nerve-wracking, our guess is that fans of Chelsea and Liverpool can attest to that. The only difference is that one side left it late and stole maximum points from a very difficult ground, while the other side conspired to falter yet again. READ: Harry Kane continues fine form in UCL as Spurs hammer Apoel Nicosia The Premier League clubs participating in this season’s UCL competition are yet to record a loss after two rounds of matches. Interesting development! Isn’t it? 4 out of the 5 Premier League reps in the UEFA Champions League garnere...