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Monday Football Ramblings – 18 April 2016

The Race for the Barclays Premier League Title: Leicester City drop valuable points with Tottenham still to play.


Leicester City dropped points against West Ham United on Sunday afternoon. This was a topsy-turvy match that saw some bad decisions from the referee, who sent Jamie Vardy off after a second bookable (by his standards) offense.

Should Tottenham win their match away to Stoke tonight they will only be five points behind Leicester with four games to play.

Scrap for the Top Four places: Manchester United relegates Aston Villa (good riddance), Manchester City show why they are in the semi-finals in Europe, and Arsenal keep looking over their shoulder


In another one of those Van Gaal type matches (i.e. boring as hell), Manchester United booted poor ol’Aston Villa out the Premier League with that 1 goal to nil result.

Manchester City made light work of a struggling Chelsea. A lot of graft is going to need to be done by Antonio Conte if he wants to do anything substantial with this Chelsea squad.

They are slow at the back, their midfield and attack don’t exist, and their keeper is awful.

Like Mike N The Mechanics, Arsenal keeps looking over their shoulder because Manchester United are right behind them.

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Top 3’s: Goal of the Weekend – Cresswell’s half volley, Bolasie’s long range, and Cuadrado’s skill

3. Bolasie’s long ranger v Arsenal

Yannick Bolasie’s well placed grasscutter.


2. Cresswell’s half-volley v Leicester City

Aaron Cresswell smacked in a half-volley from range.


  1. Cuadrado’s skillful goal v Palermo

Juan Cuadrado bamboozled the Palermo defense before he stroked it home.



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Top 3’s: Goal of the Weekend – Andy Carroll’s athleticism, Andros Townsend’s long range, and Shinji’s chip

3. Carroll’s bicycle Kick v Arsenal

Who knew men his size were that athletic?


2. Townsend long range strike v Southampton

Apparently Andros Townsend has an £8million escape clause to quit Newcastle if they get relegated. Evidently.


1. Kagawa chip v Schalke

Shinji Kagawa with a wonderful chip over Schalke keeper.

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