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August 2014

A number of Premier League teams look set to embrace the 3-5-2 once again after its success at the World Cup

The World Cup has a long tradition of sparking innovation. The Miracle of Berne may have prevented Hungary lifting the trophy in 1954 but the Magnificent Magyars and their 3-2-3-2 discovered the way to outfox the WM formation.

Romelu Lukaku: Bagged 15 league goals for Everton last season

Everyone's a winner?

After three years, 15 appearances and no goals for Chelsea, Romelu Lukaku has left Stamford Bridge. This time on a permanent basis.

 Damiano: has worked across Europe and in the Premier League

Christian Damiano: Top coach on what English football can learn from Europe

Sky Sports is your new home for both domestic and European football – but what are the major differences between the two?

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Louis van Gaal's Manchester United have taken 10 points against top five but Liverpool bottom in head-to-head table

Louis van Gaal's Manchester United have taken 10 points against top five but Liverpool bottom in head-to-head table

Louis van Gaal might have made a stuttering start at Old Trafford but Manchester United are top of the table when it comes to results against their nearest rivals.

Michael Carrick: Time for England to appreciate the Man Utd midfielder?

Michael Carrick: Time for England to appreciate the Man Utd midfielder?

Michael Carrick has been a key factor in Manchester United finding form this season and his performances have earned him a recall to Roy Hodgson's England squad. It's time that the national team appreciated what the midfielder brings to a team, argues Adam Bate...

Is Olivier Giroud the best striker in the Premier League? The stats say...

Is Olivier Giroud the best striker in the Premier League? The stats say...

After scoring twice in Arsenal's win at Newcastle, Arsene Wenger was full of praise for Olivier Giroud. "Is he one of the best in the Premier League now? I think so." But what do the stats show? We had a look at the evidence…

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