Top 5: Premier League Players of the Week
Jan14

Top 5: Premier League Players of the Week

Leicester City moved level on points with Arsenal at the top of the Premier League after the Foxes’ 1-0 victory at Tottenham Hotspur and the Gunners’ 3-3 draw at Liverpool. Elsewhere, there were wins for Southampton, Stoke City, Sunderland, West Ham United and Aston Villa, who recorded their first victory in 19 league matches. But in a round of fantastic midweek games, who were the top performers? Here’s Shoot’s Top 5...

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Top 5: Potential FA Cup Fourth Round ties
Jan12

Top 5: Potential FA Cup Fourth Round ties

After a Third Round that saw very few upsets occur, the big-name players in the FA Cup were all in the bag when the draw for the Fourth Round of the competition was made on Monday evening. Sixteen ties were set up, however at this point there are only five games where the two sides who will play each other have been confirmed. With ten replays, along with the postponed game between Newport and Blackburn, set to be played out from the...

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Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams
Jan11

Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams

The FA Cup third round took place this weekend as 22 teams from across the country took a step closer to Wembley. As 44 clubs from the Premier League and the Championship joined the competition, only 16 of them progressed? But who were the standout sides of the round? Here’s Shoot’s Top 5 FA Cup team performances….. 5. Bristol City (Championship) Despite being in the Championship relegation zone, Bristol City came within a minute of...

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Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Players
Jan11

Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Players

Oxford United pulled off the shock result of the FA Cup third round as the League Two side defeated Premier League Swansea City 3-2 at the Kassam Stadium. Elsewhere, there were draws for Exeter City, Bristol City, and Wycombe Wanderers against Premier League opposition in Liverpool, West Brom and Aston Villa respectively, while National League side Eastleigh drew 1-1 with Bolton Wanderers of the Championship. But in a weekend where 22...

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Top 5: Potential FA Cup 3rd Round Upsets
Jan08

Top 5: Potential FA Cup 3rd Round Upsets

The most famous domestic cup competition has reached the third round stage, where sides from the top two divisions enter and, as always in the FA Cup, football fans will be on the lookout for shocks and giant-killings. Out of the 64 clubs in action over the course of the weekend, just one non-league outfit remains, while a number of lower ranked teams have matches at home to out-of-form sides higher up the English footballing pyramid....

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Top 5: Premier League Managers of the season so far
Jan07

Top 5: Premier League Managers of the season so far

Chelsea sacked Jose Mourinho in December just six months after he won his third Premier League title with the club. The ‘Special One’ didn’t succeed in the most unpredictable Premier League season in years but other bosses, some of which weren’t expected to do so well, have excelled in the first half of the season.  Here’s our top 5 Premier League managers of the season so far….. 5. Alan Pardew...

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