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Arsenal set out to win FA Cup and stop Chelsea’s Double Double – and an eighth cup triumph

Arsenal set out to win FA Cup and stop Chelsea’s Double Double – and an eighth cup triumph

London’s two most successful clubs go head-to-head at Wembley on Saturday afternoon in the 136th FA  Cup Final. Whilst many pundits had predicted a Man City v Spurs Final it is 2002 rather than 1981 that will be revisited in...read more »

Pablo Zabaleta set to join West Ham after his emotional exit at Manchester City

Pablo Zabaleta set to join West Ham after his emotional exit at Manchester City

  HAVING bid a fond and emotional farewell to Manchester City after nine years of great service, Pablo Zabaleta will join West Ham on a two-year deal. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is a big admirer of the defender and knows what he...read more »

No way to treat a hero: Wayne Rooney should get the respect – and the move – he deserves

No way to treat a hero: Wayne Rooney should get the respect – and the move – he deserves

  MANCHESTER United’s unwanted skipper Wayne Rooney has given the biggest indication yet that his time at Old Trafford is up. A bit-part player for much of the season under Jose Mourinho, the ultimate insult came when Rooney was brought on as...read more »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan can stand tall and stand proud – he is the king of the Europa League

Henrikh Mkhitaryan can stand tall and stand proud – he is the king of the Europa League

  IF ever there was going to be a Europa League Final hero – it was always going to be Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Five of his last six goals have come in the Europa League... and he saved his best ‘til last. Paul Pogba...read more »

Manchester is a city United – in triumph and tragedy: Jose Mourinho’s boys did them proud

Manchester is a city United – in triumph and tragedy: Jose Mourinho’s boys did them proud

UNITED did it for Manchester - and a nation, not just a city, rejoices in their Europa League triumph. A terrible, tragic few days cast an awful, unholy shadow over events in Stockholm. But commitment and professionalism shone through in the end. United wiped...read more »

A plea to Arsene Wenger: put an end to this ridiculous soap opera – Arsenal fans should be told the truth

A plea to Arsene Wenger: put an end to this ridiculous soap opera – Arsenal fans should be told the truth

  ARSENAL fans deserve to know what the hell is going on at their football club – and what the future holds. Arsene Wenger’s stand-off and constant dismissal of questions about whether he will stay or go has, quite frankly, become tiresome. Yes,...read more »

 Premier League goal of the season Part I:  Henrikh Mkitaryan…Olivier Giroud…Andy Carroll – who gets your vote?

 Premier League goal of the season Part I:  Henrikh Mkitaryan…Olivier Giroud…Andy Carroll – who gets your vote?

SO many great games; so many great goals: but who gets your vote for goal of the season? Let’s take a look at some of the contenders in our photo gallery. [ffc-gallery] CLICK HERE TO START GALLERY [/ffc-gallery] Henrikh Mkhitaryan – Manchester United v...read more »

Sam Allardyce quits because he wants to relax and travel – wonder if those travels will take him to China?

Sam Allardyce quits because he wants to relax and travel – wonder if those travels will take him to China?

  IN one of the strangest managerial moves in Premier League history, Sam Allardyce has called time on his reign as Crystal Palace boss – his career, in fact. After the England debacle and his embarrassing exit from the top job, Big...read more »

United and City players send messages of condolence to those affected by Manchester terrorist attack

United and City players send messages of condolence to those affected by Manchester terrorist attack

  THIS should have been a week of celebration for the good people of Manchester: City confirming their Champions League place and United, hopefully, doing likewise via tomorrow’s Europa League Final. Instead, the lunatic and abhorrent action of one madman, has put...read more »

Thoughts of everyone at Manchester City FC are with those affected by last night’s atrocity

Thoughts of everyone at Manchester City FC are with those affected by last night’s atrocity

  MANCHESTER City have joined local rivals United in their support for the families who have lost loved ones in the Arena atrocity. Last night’s events have shocked this proud city – and have particularly affected those connected with the two football...read more »