Graham Matthews
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Graham is 23 and spends a lot of time writing about football and music. He is a regular contributor to FTBpro.com and Zero Tolerance magazine and despite being a Chelsea fan since birth feels compelled to follow his local clubs Leeds and Barnsley too.

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Southampton Show That Buying Smart Is Better Than Buying Big

(1) Comments | Posted 23 October 2014 | (00:00)

At the end of last season and throughout the summer, fans of two European clubs were dreading every day the transfer window was open, fearing each announcement would be that another of their star players had left. Both Atlético Madrid and Southampton had excellent seasons with plenty of their players...

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Everton Need to Overcome Their Poor Start to the Season Quickly

(0) Comments | Posted 9 October 2014 | (00:00)

Of all the Premier League teams to surprise us within the first seven games of the season, (for better or worse) little has been made of Everton's poor start to the Premier League. This may be attributed to the back page focus given to Manchester United's early seasons ups and...

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Why Burnley Are Doomed for Relegation

(0) Comments | Posted 2 October 2014 | (16:44)

If Burnley's return to the Premier League only had to last 15 minutes it would have been glorious. 1-0 up against the might of Chelsea at home, the start of their first game back in the big time was reminiscent of the upset they caused almost exactly five years previous...

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Five of the Best Newly Promoted Sides in Premier League History

(0) Comments | Posted 29 September 2014 | (00:00)

Of the three sides promoted from the Championship last season it is undoubtedly Leicester City who are catching the eye most, especially after their stunning comeback against Manchester United. From a tricky five opening fixtures, they've earned draws against top four challengers Everton and Arsenal as well as victories away...

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Could Liverpool Be a Champions League Dark Horse?

(1) Comments | Posted 17 September 2014 | (00:00)

Liverpool's return to the Champions League comes 10 years on from the start of the campaign which saw them defeat AC Milan in memorable fashion in the final to become only the second English club to win the rebranded Champions League.

With five European Cup/Champions League titles to their name,...

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Predicting How England's Euro 2016 Campaign Will (Probably) Unfold

(0) Comments | Posted 11 September 2014 | (00:00)

England kick-started the process of banishing any memory of their dismal World Cup with a fine victory over Switzerland that got their Euro 2016 campaign off in the best possible way.

Supporting England can sometimes be more of a chore than an enjoyable past-time, but millions of us still tune...

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Five Premier League Clubs Whose Seasons Were Disrupted by Injured Signings

(0) Comments | Posted 26 August 2014 | (15:04)

Steve Bruce probably couldn't believe it. Having made Robert Snodgrass Hull City's second most expensive signing ever, after handing the greater honour to Jake Livermore earlier in the summer, the Scot went and dislocated his kneecap in the first Premier League fixture of the season. Out of action for six...

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Five Premier League Players Under Immense Pressure to Perform This Season

(2) Comments | Posted 16 August 2014 | (00:00)

Football can be a high pressure game both on the field and off it, as the departure of Huddersfield Town manager Mark Robins after just the first game of the season perfectly demonstrates. When everything's going right on the pitch it can be a wonderful time to be a player...

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