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The Season of Return

by Adam Tighe

Paul Scholes stunned football fans when he made a stunning comeback against Manchester City in January. Having retired from playing for the red half of Manchester at the end of last season, it looked like the extraordinarily talented midfielder had left the pitch for good.

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Flair Icons #19: Matt Le Tissier

Matt Le Tissier

by Paz Bassra (@PazBassra)

Born: 14/10/1968, Guernsey (yes, really)

Clubs: Southampton (540 games, 210 goals in all competitions)

International: England (8 caps, 0 goals), England B (6 caps, 3 goals), England U21 (21 caps,
3 goals)

Xavi Hernández – “His talent was simply out of the norm. He could simply dribble past
seven or eight players but without speed – he just walked past them. For me he was
sensational”.

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Capello Quits: Who Next for England?

by Tom Stewart

So Fabio Capello has quit as England manager following the FA’s decision to strip John Terry of his captaincy. So who is next in line for the role as ‘ultimate turd polisher’?

Here are the top 10 favourites(all odds listed are from Bet365)

Harry Redknapp

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Derby Days: Crystal Palace vs Brighton & Hove Albion

by Jason Heaver

The Evening Standard once described Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace as hating each other ‘with a passion rarely seen outside the Balkans’, but admitted that the reasons for this rivalry seemed obscure to the rest of football. Their assessment is not far wrong – this is the first fixture both sets of supporters look for every June and matches between the two are old-fashioned derbies, with plenty more than just the three points riding on the outcomes.

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Opinion: Can England win the Euro’s?

by Craig Stokes (@craigstokes)

So, England you say? It seems like each and every tournament that closes there are many fans and journalists alike that hype up our nations chances of winning the up and coming tournament. Euro 2012 will surely be no different.

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