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Premier League Primer: Little Things

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Image: ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images.

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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Sensuous Soccer: What The Premier League Needs Now

Marouane Fellaini captures the mood of the EPL. And Santi Cazorla’s nose. Image: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images.

What a miserable few days it’s been in the English Premier League.

If managers being sacked isn’t upsetting the fans, it’s managers being appointed. Refs have grounds to sue clubs, ‘supporters’ are getting banned for racist slurs and Darren Bent’s been left on the bench.

Again.

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Mario Balotelli: An Exciting New Approach

Mario Balotelli embraces his mother Silvia after scoring two goals in Italy’s Euro 2012 semi-final vs. Germany. Image via facebook.

After the game, when I went to my mum I said ‘these goals are for you,

I waited for this moment for so long and I wanted to make my mum happy.

Rumours that Silvia has been approached by Manchester City for an assistant coach role alongside Roberto Mancini cannot be verified at this time.

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