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A Summation of the Premier League Transfer Window

A Summation of the Premier League Transfer Window

As a follow up to this article published last week, recounting some notable transfer stories as the window reached its climax across much of Europe; and with the weekend’s games having come, and then gone, providing us with an early sense of how players will benefit, bolster or betray their new sides; I thought I’d contribute with this, my extensive…

Tales of the January Transfer Window

Tales of the January Transfer Window

Across most of Europe, there are but days left of the January football transfer window. The period in which clubs in England, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Greece, Slovenia, Austria and Scotland may buy players ends, at various times of the day, this Thursday, January 31. The transfer window shuts on Thursday in Denmark too; but…

Why Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse Have Not Worked Together

Why Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse Have Not Worked Together

Demba Ba left Newcastle and his signing for Chelsea was confirmed last Friday morning; he played for his new club and scored twice in their 5-1 FA Cup victory at Southampton the following day; and his appearance on Wednesday night against Swansea only from the substitute’s bench, and then much too late, has put a certain pressure on Rafa Benitez…