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Is this Aston Villa flop the worst striker in Premier League history?

Aston Villa were a decent team in the early 2000s. Unspectacular, but decent nonetheless. Peter Schmeichel, Juan Pablo Angel, Darius Vassell and Dion Dublin  were all part of the squad that began the 2001-02 season at Villa Park. But in August 2001, then-chairman Doug Ellis decided to splash the cash (for once), spending £6m on […]

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The Tottenham flop who partied six nights a week in London

Tottenham fans never really saw the best of Kevin-Prince Boateng. It was clear to everyone who watched him that the Ghana midfielder was a talented player, but things didn’t seem to work for him at White Hart Lane. Boateng only made 14 Premier League appearances for Tottenham between 2007 and 2009, before being shipped out to […]

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Arsenal hero Henry picks Man United legend as all-time Premier League player

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry believes Manchester United hero Paul Scholes is the greatest player in Premier League history. Henry is Arsenal’s all-time top scorer, and spearheaded the greatest team the Premier League has seen, Arsene Wenger’s Invincibles. But, when asked who the best player in England’s top flight was, the France World Cup-winner overlooked the likes of […]

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Is this former Chelsea forward their most underrated player of all time?

Chelsea look unstoppable on their march towards the Premier League title this season. As they canter towards another title, one player in particular has got us thinking. N’Golo Kante is one of the best players in the Premier League. It sounds absurd when you say it out loud, but it’s true. He’s the only high-profile player to […]

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This video of Ivanovic and Hazard will make Chelsea fans cry with laughter

Chelsea are flying at the top of the Premier League. Diego Costa is killing it, but one of their finest players is diminutive winger Eden Hazard. He causes chaos on the pitch, but is also known for his mischief off it. Watch the video below… We’ve stumbled upon this video of the Belgium winger – […]

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14 quotes by Chelsea legend Frank Lampard that prove his class

Frank Lampard is one of Chelsea’s best ever players. The former England midfielder is the club’s all-time top goalscorer and one of the greatest Premier League midfielders along with Steven Gerrard, Paul Scholes, Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira. He’s also an all-round good guy. Here are some quotes that will make you fall in love with […]

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The former Tottenham and Everton star who retired at 25 because he was “bored”

You’d have thought playing at clubs the size of Tottenham and Everton would be the absolute dream for any footballer. Not for former Spurs goalkeeper Espen Baardsen. The USA-born Norwegian was spotted by Tottenham while playing in America for the San Francisco All Blacks, and the Premier League club snapped him up in 1996. Baardsen made his Spurs debut at […]

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Football shirts

Is this Manchester City’s best ever kit?

Manchester City’s football may not have always been top class, but they’ve had some wonderful kits in their day. The sky blue-and-white Brother-sponsored kits of the 1990s were a joy to behold, even if the players who wore them may not have been.Cast your eyes back to 1993-94, and City sported this Umbro-designed kit, complete […]

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Football shirts

Chelsea fans have no idea whether they love or hate this iconic shirt

Chelsea have had some glorious kits over the years. They’ve also had some absolute stinkers. But few kits have proved as divisive as this one. Back in 1994, some bright spark thought it would be an idea if Chelsea tried a grey kit with orange trim. Find us on Facebook Apart from the navy collar, the Umbro […]

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Football art

Glorious illustrations of Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal legends

At Football Shirt Collective, we’re loving these prints of Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal legends. Friend of the FSC, Matthew Shipley, has put together these absolute beauties to pay tribute to some of the finest names in football past and present. He’s got a unique style that we can’t get enough of, whether it’s Steven Gerrard winding up […]

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