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Sir Alex Ferguson: Football’s Favourite Sun

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Anyone would think he’d died.

The wailing and gnashing of teeth across the networks, the United fans choking back tears as they described how their lives will never be the same again, the jostling across Twitter as journalists, bloggers, former players scrambled to get their angle on the matter out there.

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Premier League Primer: A Tale Of Two Gareths

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For a moment there, Gareth Barry thought he was back playing for Villa. Image: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. But thanks in part to the contribution of the second best Gareth in English football, the forecast is for Fergie time.

All of the time.

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Premier League Primer: You Do The Odemwingie & You Turn Around…

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Unfair really, given the West Brom front man was relieved of duty for the weekend and therefore played no part in his side’s 1-0 defeat to Spurs.

But as David Silva will testify, a good arse kicking is the least one can expect from the Premier League. Odemwingie might as well get used to it.

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Premier League Primer: Little Things

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Despite Alan Hansen’s assertions to the contrary, Sir Alex Ferguson has proven throughout his career that it’s the little things that win Premier League titles. Expensive signings, column inches and glorious goal fests can propel you so far, but over the period of a season, if you don’t score more goals and win more games than your peers, as well as ensure your players know who’s the boss, the only thing you’re going to be lifting in May is a P45.

Simples.

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Premier League Primer: On Me Head, Son

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Before service commences, pray a moment’s silence for the death of Liverpool’s incompetence in the transfer market.

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The Weekend In Football: Hair Today…

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This isn’t the first time we’ve been left tramatised and jonesing for cheese by events on Super Sunday.

But it’s without doubt the most visually arresting.

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The SideEyeSport FA Cup Awards: Quite The Handful

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Now the hysteria has subsided, we pick through the debris of FA Cup 3rd round weekend and expose a few sides to unfair scrutiny.

Join us. It’s fun.

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Champions League: A Little Something For Everyone

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Chances are, if your team’s hopes of qualification took a knock, one of your club’s fiercest rivals probably shipped points too.

It was that kind of Champions League week.

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