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Gary Ballance is the key to England success

England in action against New Zealand in 2004

By Max Hunter Since Jonathan Trott’s retirement from international cricket back in 2015 England have struggled to find a reliable number three batsman. During that time England have tried with seven different players and yet to find luck. Looking at the statistics of all the players Yorkshire’s Gary Ballance comes out on top. After Trott’s retirement the cricket world presumed […]

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How have mid-season international breaks affected Premier League clubs in 2018?

How have mid-season international breaks affected Premier League clubs in 2018?

By Sam Bannister Embed from Getty Images With no Premier League football taking place over the weekend due to the international break, managers across the country will be worrying about the amount of gametime their players are getting. Managers have long complained about the excessive schedule facing their players in the modern era, with players jetting off for international duty […]

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How to Win the NBA MVP Award

How to Win the NBA MVP Award

By Will Hopper When it comes to winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) award, over the last ten years we can see that only three statistics matter; points scored, games played and total wins. Six players have taken home the Maurice Podoloff Trophy since 2008. LeBron James has won the award four times, Stephen Curry twice and Derrick Rose, […]

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Do teams perform better when playing in front of more of their own fans?

LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Leeds United fans look on during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Leeds United and Preston North End at Elland Road on August 28, 2018 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

By Ed McIntyre Embed from Getty Images You would assume that when football teams play in front of a large support of their own fans spurring them on would result in more success, and when teams have more success their attendances increase. But research shows that teams who do have a large following aren’t doing so well. Focusing on the […]

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The top six and the rest, just how big is the gap?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11: Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan and teammates celebrate after scoring his teams third goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Manchester United at Etihad Stadium on November 11, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matt McNulty - Manchester City/Man City via Getty Images)

By Ben Huyton Just how big is the gap between the Premier League’s top six and the other 14 teams in the league? During five of the last six seasons, the top six in the Premier League has been dominated by the two Manchester clubs, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. The 18/19 season has started in largely the same […]

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What areas does Claudio Ranieri need to address to keep Fulham in the Premier League?

What areas does Claudio Ranieri need to address to keep Fulham in the Premier League?

By Kieran Cobley On Wednesday this week, Claudio Ranieri was appointed as the new Fulham boss just hours after now former manager Slavisa Jokanovic was sacked. Fulham have had a disappointing start to the season, with Ranieri being brought in to ensure the club, who are currently at the bottom of the Premier League table with just one win and […]

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LIVE – Huddersfield v Fulham

LIVE – Huddersfield v Fulham
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Crystal Palace vs Arsenal

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal

Arsenal travel to Selhurst Park aiming for a 12th consecutive win in all competitions. A win here would put them 2nd in the table just 2 points behind the league leaders Liverpool. Palace go into the contest on the back of a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Everton. Roy Hodgson will be hoping for a response here. Team News: […]

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LIVE – Hearts v Celtic

LIVE – Hearts v Celtic
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LIVE – Philadelphia v Jacksonville

Twickenham hosted the Giants vs Rams NFL match
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