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Premier, Serie A, Liga, Eredivisie 2014/15 Ante-post Analysis
by dannyblue on 09 Sep at 19:03
The first international break in September is usually a very good moment to examine the major championships in Europe, and even with 2 or 3 games played it's possible to see some important signs for the season ahead. Premier League From what we have seen in the first 3 games, it looks like this could be finally the year of Chelsea (1.80 on Bet365). The Blues have made probably the smartest moves in the market, selling David Luiz for 50M € to PSG, Lukaku to Everton for 35M €, Demba Ba to Besiktas for 6M € and giving Torres on loan to Ac Milan. They have reinvested the money in the best way possible for their needs bringing one of the best striker in Europe, Diego Costa, one of the most talented midfielder in Europe, Fabregas, and adding smart options to the squad..
Tour Championship Preview - East Lake Golf Club (PGA Tour)
by STEVEOCN on 08 Sep at 10:40
FedEx Cup - Tour Championship by Coca-Cola, September 11th to 14th Tournament Intro: The PGA Tour heads to Atlanta this week for the Tour Championship by Coca-Cola. The Top 125 points leaders opened up the FedEx Cup Play-Off Series at The Barclays in New Jersey and following the Deutsche Bank & BMW Championships we are left with the Top 30 teeing it up at East Lake Golf Club. Designed by Donald Ross, East Lake is a Par 70 layout measuring 7,307 yards and it first hosted the Tour Championship in 1998. Since the FedEx Cup’s introduction to the PGA Tour in 2007, East Lake has been the permanent home to the season ending finale. Course Links: Ross's most notable designs are Pinehurst No. 2, Oak Hill, Oakland Hills, Aronimink Golf Club & Sedgefield Country Club. Pinehurst, Oak Hill & Oakland Hills have all been..
hull city v WEST HAM UNITED
by redhammer on 10 Sep at 20:56
Hull City v West Ham United 15-9-14 8pm. A West Ham Preview Last Time Out The Game On the 30th of August, West Ham welcomed Southampton in high confidence only to be brought down to earth. A poor start and an opener against through Noble from distance gave the home crowd something to cheer about only to be pegged back on half time by Schneiderlin after a free kick was failed to have been dealt with. HT 1-1 Southampton were awarded a corner when the Hammers felt it should have been a goal kick and surrounded the ref while the Saints took a quick corner short and Schneiderlin got his second after being picked out by Ward Prowse at the near post. West Ham failed to trouble Southampton and on the 83rd minute the gave was over when keeper Adrian parried Clynes cross into the..
Champions League Gameweek 1 - Liverpool vs Ludogorets
by ibfm23 on 14 Sep at 13:39
With only three days to prepare for the Champions League clash against Ludogorets, Liverpool have no time to cry on spilled milk. The match against Aston Villa evidenced some tactical weaknesses and Rodgers must work very hard to improve and most importantly create alternative offensive approaches. As expected, the Liverpool boss went for rotation, yet in all fairness I was shocked to learn of Sterling’s absence. I believe that Coutinho’s and/or Markovic’s style would have been more suited to the upcoming match against the Bulgarians, more so with Sturridge out injured. With the Villans fielding a number of heavyweights, I was expecting to see Lambert from the first minute alongside Balotelli. As it happened, the Italian was embroiled in a pointless physical battle with the powerful Villa back four whilst the trio of midfield anchors easily controlled Liverpool’s second line..
KLM Open Preview
by jimmywomble on 09 Sep at 22:59
Ramsay’s Form is Out of this World The European Tour again has one of the original events on the European Tour, this time the KLM Open. KLM of course being the Dutch National Airline this is of course the Dutch Open. For the second year running it will be at the Kennemer G&CC just west of Amsterdam and the winner last year was local favourite Joost Luiten. It starts on Thursday 11th September around 6.30am UK time. Last week Graeme Storm lost in the playoff but could console himself with the fact his hole in one won him a new BMW i8 hybrid sports car. However this week anyone scoring a hole in one at the par 3 15th, will receive a price really is out of this world, a trip to space! XCOR Space Expeditions are..
What is going wrong at Newcastle United
by Micko70 on 14 Sep at 20:56
Over the last few season's they have seemed to struggle since they finished 5th in the 2011/2012 season, as i write this they have yet to win this season and are currently sitting bottom of the Premiership. In the 2011/2012 season Newcastle finished 5th on 65 points, they won 19, drew 8 and lost 11 of their 38 games. They won 11, drew 5 and lost only 3 at home that season, on the road they won 8, drew 3 and lost 8 They scored 29 at home and 27 on the road (56) and conceded 17 at home and 34 on the road (51) Looking at each season since they finished 5th we can see the following - 2012/2013 Newcastle finished 16th on 41 points, with 11 wins, 8 draws and 19 losses, they scored 45 and conceded 68 goals, at home they won..
CHELSEA FC vs Everton fc review/Swansea fc Preview
by bungalow24 on 12 Sep at 02:52
Chelsea vs Everton review/Swansea preview Everton FC (A) Goodison Park After Diego Costa was close to being ruled out of this game he was deemed fit enough to start following a minor muscle injury.Willian came in for the injured Schurrle while Oscar dropped out of the squad altogether to be replaced by Ramires. Team lineups Everton XI: Howard,Coleman,Distin,Jagielka,Baines,McCarthy,Barry,McGeady(Eto'o),Naismith,Miralles,Lukaku(Besic) Chelsea XI: Courtois,Ivanovic,Terry,Cahill,Azpilacueta,Matic,Ramires,Fabregas(Drogba),Hazard(Filipe Luis),Willian(Mikel),Costa Match stats Goals 3 / 6 Shots 16 / 12 On target 6 / 8 Possession 61% / 39% Corners 8 / 2 Previous history had told us that this was to be a very tough game for Chelsea and I for one wasn't convinced we could walk away with the points.It was to be our first real test but one that we passed with flying colours. All form,history and stats pretty much went out of the window when Costa opened the scoring after just 35 seconds,a sloppy attempt at an..
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