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Premier League players tarnished by taking too long to act on pay | Dean Ashton | Football

Dean Ashton in action for West Ham against Manchester City in 2008.

Footballers have always been an easy target. They are in the public eye and the amount of money they earn is regularly splashed over the newspapers, so it surprises me that swifter action hasn’t been taken to resolve the issue over whether Premier League players should accept pay cuts or …

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Mike Dean lays cards on table to give Peter Crouch a referee’s insight | Barry Glendenning | Football

A Tranmere fan, referee Mike Dean, centre, celebrates with fellow supporters after their first goal in theLeague Two playoff semi-finals against Forest Green.

A man who seems so laid back he could probably serve as a draught excluder at the gates of Winterfell Castle, it spoke volumes that after a senior career spanning 19 years, it wasn’t until seven months into Peter Crouch’s retirement from professional football that the scales blinding him from …

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Dean Smith ‘embarrassed’ by Aston Villa’s damaging loss at Southampton | Football

Dean Smith lambasted Aston Villa’s “embarrassing” performance and said there are “too many training-ground players” in his struggling squad after watching his side suffer a ninth Premier League defeat in 13 matches. Villa remain precariously positioned a point above the relegation zone after goals by Shane Long and Stuart Armstrong …

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Duke’s Dean Dome double buzzer-beater gives the Blue Devils one of their wildest wins vs. UNC in 100 years

Duke's Dean Dome double buzzer-beater gives the Blue Devils one of their wildest wins vs. UNC in 100 years

There can’t be a way to truly measure how unlikely Duke’s 98-86 overtime win Saturday at North Carolina is, was or ever will be.  The variables are too ridiculous. The probabilities to unearthly. The coincidences, well maybe there can’t be any when it comes to these two. There have been …

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