What if… the English Football Leagues were arranged by Fan Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve all had those debates with fans of other clubs. “Small club!? We’ve won X league titles!” “We’re bigger than you – look at our stadium compared to your shed!” “How are you a big club? You’ve not won anything in X years!” The debates are endless and neither party is going to convince their counterpart that the club in question is bigger or smaller than they say it is. But one of the really popular facts to throw at other fans in these debates is the how well-supported a …

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Is History Repeating Itself for Arsenal?

It’s been another tough year for Arsenal – and especially Arsene Wenger. But perhaps a look through the history books suggests that they are actually about to return to glory… Indeed, Arsenal were knocked out of the FA Cup by Nottingham Forest, lost the League Cup final and finished a disappointing sixth in the league, not just in 2017/18, but also 20 years ago in 1987/88 under George Graham. That summer, they stuck with their manager, and the following season they caused quite the upset by winning the top flight …

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This La Liga Stadium Was Left Abandoned and Now It’s a Public Park [PHOTO SERIES]

In 2003, UD Las Palmas, the the Canary Islands’ top football side, left the only home ground they’d known, Estadio Insular, and headed out of the city centre into their new larger stadium, Estadio Gran Canaria. Estadio Insular had served them well since the club was formed in 1949. Las Palmas’ golden days had come in the late sixties and seventies, the pinnacle of which saw them finish as runners-up in La Liga in 1969 – two points ahead of Barcelona. The good times weren’t to last though, and struggles …

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Everton need to think different – and Lucien Favre could help them do it

Every Tom, Dick and Harry has been linked with the Everton job since Ronald Koeman’s dismissal in October, with the Toffees struggling to identify and land a candidate they like. The problem comes down to a question of priorities: Should the Blues be playing it safe and appointing a manager that will steer them well clear of a relegation battle (a Sam Allardyce)? Do they want a long-term project manager that will make steady, if unremarkable gains (a Sean Dyche)? Or, should they throw a curveball and appoint an exotic …

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