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Spain vs Italy: 5 keys to the Euro 2012 Final

Euro 2012 comes to a conclusion with Spain and Italy meeting in the final. Who will emerge victorious? There are five key areas that will decide who will be holding the trophy as European Champions.

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5 factors that will decide the Champions League Final

The Champions League Final takes place in Munich this weekend between Chelsea and Bayern, the two teams who were meant to be the underdogs in their respective semi-finals. With the Final taking place in Bayern’s backyard, here are five factors that will decide who wins the Champions League trophy.

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What Oriol Romeu does to make Chelsea better

Oriol Romeu wasn’t the biggest signing of the summer, not even for Chelsea. Since he has started though, the Blues have won three straight Premier League matches and only conceded a solitary goal. This is what Oriol Romeu does to make Chelsea a better team…

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The real reason why Fernando Torres should be starting for Chelsea

Fernando Torres started the season off well under Andre Villas-Boas and looked to have turned the corner. However, after Torres was sent off against Swansea, he has rarely come back on the pitch again this season and Didier Drogba is now the prefereed man up front, but one factor seems to have been overlooked..

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Fantasy Football – Who you should pick for week 2

For fantasy football managers, weeks of tinkering with their line-ups eventually came to fruition last weekend as week one finally arrived. And what a great weekend it was if you owned Sergio Aguero, David Silva, Wayne Rooney, Gary Cahill or Ashley Young.

So who’s going to be lighting up in week two? Let’s take a look at some players you may want to consider adding to your line-up if you have significant funds to play with, or even if you haven’t there are some bargains to be had too…

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The 5 promising signs of Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres scored just 1 goal in 18 appearances for Chelsea last season, looking like a pale shadow of the man who had lit up the Premier League in his first two seasons at Liverpool.

With 89 minutes at Stoke on Sunday, Fernando Torres was looking like some of his swagger had returned. Even though there was no end product, there were signs that ‘El Toro’ was getting back to his best…

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Premier League Predictions: The Top 4

It all kicks-off again on Saturday, so it’s time for some Premier League predictions. Time to boldly put my neck on the line and declare who will win the Premier League title and who will finish in the Champions League places. The task is harder than ever this season with Man Utd re-tooling, Liverpool re-emerging and Man City respected as legitimate title contenders.

So, here goes with my Premier League predictions for the top four:

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Should Andre Villas-Boas stick with Fernando Torres?

In 1994, a 16-year old Andre Villas-Boas was the boy who reportedly put a note under then Porto manager Sir Bobby Robson’s door, criticising him for not playing striker Domingos Paciencia. Seventeen years on, and as we get ready for the new season, will he now need to make a manly decision with the struggling Fernando Torres?

Torres has made 18 appearances for Chelsea last season, scoring only 1 goal, so will Villas-Boas need to take a dose of his own medicine, which will mean that ‘El Torro’ slides down the Stamford Bridge pecking order? Chelsea have been linked with Brazilian ace Neymar and also Falcao from Villas-Boas’s former club Porto, so should Torres be worried?

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