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Manchester City's new £150m academy: The English 'Milan Lab' from which they aim to rule Europe

Patrick Vieira, being groomed as a City manager of the future, has a key role at lavish training facility which has been six years in making<p>Manchester City have paid such extraordinary attention to detail with their magnificent new £150m City Football Academy that sleep experts were called in to …

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Premier League football is witnessing the death of defending as I knew it - and it's not coming back

Gary Neville exclusive: I see no return to the old ways of defending. It's like the guy who loves Ceefax pining for its return in the face of the internet. It's not coming back<p>The death of an ex-playing TV pundit is when he continually says: "In my day it was like this - and it was better". I find …

Football Manager 2015 review

It's been a memorable year in the life of Jack Arnott, football manager. After an astonishing run of five promotions in seven seasons he brought …

The inside story of Southampton's brilliant start to the Premier League season under Ronald Koeman

Predictions of a meltdown at Southampton following a summer exodus have been unfounded. In a special report, Jeremy Wilson reveals how the tide turned<p><i>When Mauricio Pochettino left Southampton in May, few could have imagined that the supposed sinking ship he was deserting would be more buoyant than</i> …

David Luiz, Luke Shaw, Eliaquim Mangala, Dejan Lovren - why are defenders becoming more expensive?

Teams are spending a higher proportion of their money on defenders. Jonathan Liew investigates why<p>For several weeks earlier this summer, according to the Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi, PSG were in discussions with Real Madrid over the purchase of a world-class attacking …

Americans can finally watch Bundesliga with new streaming service

The Bundesliga drought is over!<p>The Bundesliga's U.S. TV rights are held by GolTV, a channel that barely exists. And that is being generous to its existence. That means that Americans have had almost no way of legally watching one of Europe's best leagues, but no more.<p>A new licensing agreement will …

A timeline of Cardiff City, Malky Mackay, Vincent Tan, and fun times in racism

We start in <b>2010</b>, when a Malaysian businessman named Vince Tan joined the Cardiff city board. A year later, the club appointed Malky Mackay as manager.<p>…

Stoke City Premier League season 2014/15 guide

The Premier League season starts on Saturday – here is our guide to Stoke City, including predictions, best starting XI, odds, transfers, news and fixtures<p>• <b>Premier League summer transfers 2014: ins and outs</b><br>• <b>Reviewing and ranking every Premier League kit</b><br>• <b>The latest Premier League transfer …

Football Manager player database to be used by Premier League clubs after deal with Prozone Sports

Sports Interactive sign agreement allowing its player database to be fed into online platform used by professional teams<p>The Football Manager computer game received the ultimate accolade on Monday after a deal was struck for <b>Premier League</b> clubs to use its database to scout new talent.<p>The creator of …

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Ian Holloway's galvanised Millwall should act as a blueprint for easily dismantled Leeds

Millwall defeated Leeds with the togetherness that the Yorkshire club have needed since owner Massimo Cellino's arrival<p>There is a fresh positivity about what Millwall are doing on the pitch, but off it the story is all too familiar.<p>Whereas the talking point ought to have been the Lions’ impressive …

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Premier League 2014-15 preview No1: Arsenal

After ending their trophy drought, the question now turns to how the club take that new confidence and builds on it<p><b>Guardian writers’ predicted position:</b> 3rd (NB: this is not necessarily Amy Lawrence’s prediction, but the average of our writers’ tips)<p><b>Last season’s position:</b> 4th<p><b>Odds to win the league</b> …

I Ditched My iPhone For A Samsung Galaxy S5 And Was Blown Away By What I Was Missing With Apple

Until recently, I was a loyal Apple customer, with two MacBooks and an iPhone 5. But I recently moved from New York to London, and that meant I needed a new phone number. But my iPhone was locked, preventing that from happening.<p>So I decided to get a new phone. I really wanted a big, 5.7-inch iPhone …

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USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann should leave the United States and become England manager

Jurgen Klinsmann is dynamic, smart and appears to have that priceless knack of making his players want to perform for him. The FA should hire him if England fail at the European Championships in 2016<p>The idea that <b>England</b> would always be superior to the <b>USA</b> at football was once a small crumb of …

Eleven lessons the Premier League should take from the 2014 World Cup

Most people agree this is the best World Cup ever, so how can we use it to improve our domestic game in England?<p>As we get down to the business end of what most people agree is the best <b>World Cup</b> in living memory, the <b>Premier League</b> feels a long way away. It’s not: in 45 days, the whole crazy circus …

World Cup 2014: Jurgen Klinsmann's next task should be to smash the American system

United States are unlikely to punch their full weight on the world stage as long as the domestic structure of the game is so flawed, unequal and anti-competitive<p>Until the player development system in the United States receives a major overhaul, the nation of seemingly endless resources and …

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The numbers behind Arsenal's late-season slump

Arsenal began the year looking like title contenders. They're ending the season hanging on by their fingernails for fourth place in the Premier League. What went wrong? I take a look at the underlying statistics to try to piece this together.<p>With their defeat at Goodison Park two weeks ago, Arsenal …

World Cup 2014: Enjoy the Champions League, but for most Swiss players the World Cup will always be No 1

For countries such as Switzerland, the onset of the unbalanced Champions League has stunted much aspiration that the World Cup allows to flourish<p>Some experts believe that the great global festival of football, the <b>World Cup</b>, has been surpassed as a sporting spectacle by the corporate carnival of the</b> …

Wolves show staying power to close in on League One title

Kenny Jackett's men have lost only once in 16 matches to open an 12-point gap between themselves and Rotherham United in third place<p>Wolverhampton Wanderers’ inexorable march towards the <b>Championship</b> continues unabated with this comfortable 2-0 win against a Peterborough United side who, on Grand …

What's wrong with not supporting my local team?

Players and club owners show no loyalty, so why are supporters sneered at for following a team with which they have no geographical connection, asks Sam Rowe<p>It’s the ultimate sporting sin. You can own ticket stubs dating back to childhood, have encyclopedic knowledge of your team’s youth academy …

Laughing Footy on Twitter: "453k people have 'unliked' the official Manchester United Facebook page since their loss to Liverpool yesterday."

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Arsene Wenger's greatest Arsenal XI: in pictures - Telegraph

Taylor Swift And Karlie Kloss Take A Road Trip

Taylor Swift + Victoria’s Secret Angel Karlie Kloss + road trip = Instagram gold.<p>Taylor Swift shared precious photos of herself and pal Karlie Kloss on a road trip along the Pacific Coast Highway this.<p><b>First stop was Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park:</b><p><b>Of course, a mandatory road trip selfie was</b> …

Wolves complain over 'racist abuse'

Career Ending - Matt Murray

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World Cup 2014: Holland and the Total Football trauma

Marking the birth of Total Football, the 1974 World Cup made Dutch football famous. But the tournament also traumatised the Dutch. With the ghost of 1974’s lost final constantly haunting Oranje, will the Dutch ever be No 1?<p>Rather than just designating a certain team or league, the words ‘Dutch …

Today on YouTube: Former Celtic midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura arcs a free-kick to hit the top of a wedding cake

Shunsuke Nakamura, the former Celtic midfielder, successfully hits off the bride and groom figurines atop the pudding from about 20 yards, at an actual wedding<p>Japanese television shows are known for their innovative, bizarre and occasionally brutal nature but are wildly popular; so much so they are …