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Alex Keble

Alex is a freelance sports journalist based in London who writes for the likes of FourFourTwo, The Independent, The Blizzard, and BT Sport. He specialises in tactical analysis and all things Premier League.

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5 Reasons To Worry For United Fans
Why Jose Mourinho's Manchester United Could Collapse This Season
The closer we get to the start of the 2018/19 season the more likely it becomes that Jose Mourinho won’t survive the year as manager…
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Will Chelsea Struggle This Season?
Community Shield Defeat Suggests Chelsea May Struggle To Adapt To Maurizio Sarri's Tactics
In isolation, defeat in a glorified friendly against arguably the best team in English football history is hardly a cause for alarm. Even the most…
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Scramble For Ronaldo Replacement At The Bernabeu
Cavani Or Hazard? Perez€™s Strange Approach Hints At Confusion Over What Ronaldo Brought To Real Madrid
If Tottenham Hotspur unexpectedly sold Harry Kane to a European rival for £90 million, would Daniel Levy scour the globe for a new attacking midfielder?…
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Can Chelsea Hold Onto Their Stars?
Chelsea May Have Beaten Perth But Sarri Could Be In For A Tough Start In England
Since Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea in 2003 no elite club has veered so wildly between chaos and success; like Jose Mourinho, the man in whose…
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Who Are The Unexpected Stars Of The World Cup?
Ranked: 10 Unexpected Stars Of The World Cup €“ And What It Means For Their Futures
10) Andreas Granqvist Sweden defended superbly throughout the 2018 World Cup – up until they faced England’s set-pieces, that is – and for that they…
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England's New Attitude Stands Them In Good Stead
England's Win Over Colombia Offers Huge Psychological Boost For World Cup Challenges To Come
In the first period of extra time the England players, still processing the cruelty of Yerry Mina’s headed goal, looked broken; bereft; finished. The England…
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Fernandinho Must Start For Brazil!
Brazil Must Start Manchester City's Fernandinho Over Barcelona's Paulinho If They Are To Beat Mexico
The 2018 World Cup has been so brilliant, so dramatic, that it threatens to become a little dull once we reach the latter stages. Germany,…
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Spain Favourites To Win World Cup...
World Cup's First Round Leaves Spain As Clear Favourites
It's been a breathless, VAR-fraught, and altogether thrilling start to the 2018 World Cup, the on-field action mirroring the friendly carnival atmosphere in Russia and…
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Manchester United Transfer Targets Fail To Excite Fans
Manchester United Transfer Targets Suggest Jose Mourinho Is Running Out Of Ideas
Jose Mourinho has always drawn heavy criticism from those who believe football must be played with beauty in mind, and certainly the dissenting voices have…
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The Stars To Look For In The Opening World Cup Games
Neymar Leads Our 5 Players To Watch In The First Weekend Of The World Cup
The 2018 World Cup finally got underway today and although the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia could hardly be more underwhelming the first weekend…
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England Are Gonna Win The World Cup, Here Is Why...
6 Reasons Why This Is England's Best Chance To Win The World Cup Since 1990
England can win the World Cup. Boldly stating those six words has always been an important part of the pre-tournament ritual; it's the ceremonial duty…
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Zidane To Find The World Is His Oyster
Is Zinedine Zidane Set To Take Over The French National Side Or Make A Premier League Move?
Zinedine Zidane is in a uniquely bizarre situation. He is already one of the most decorated coaches in Europe and yet, despite winning three consecutive…
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How Will Arsenal Set Up Next Season?
Why Unai Emery Tactics Are The Perfect Fit For An Arsenal Team In Need Of Fresh Ideas
As the dust settles on a surprisingly turbulent week in north London Arsenal fans are beginning to appreciate the pragmatism of appointing Unai Emery over…
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Big Summer Ahead For Spurs As Levy Prepares Either To Stick Or Twist
Daniel Levy Must Spend Big Or Spurs Will Become Just Another Premier League Club
Everyone involved in football – from the fans to the owners - has a short memory. It is, perhaps, an unavoidable symptom of following its…
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Silva Looks A Good Fit For Everton
Why Marco Silva Will Thrive At Everton - And The Players Who Will Benefit Most
Everton have finally got their man. Six months after their botched attempt to prise Marco Silva away from Watford – which served only to destroy…
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