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Fifth spot side Manchester United will host league leaders Leicester City in a Premier League game this Sunday at the Old Trafford. …………………….. arsenal
Kick Off: 14:05 BST
Date: Sunday, 1st May, 2016
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester
Referee: Michael Oliver



Possible Lineups:
Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – Manchester United vs Leicester City
Team News:
Manchester United
  • Louis van Gaal will be without several of players including Bastian Schweinsteiger and Adnan Januzaj.
  • Duo defender Phil Jones and Luke Shaw have returned to training but are unlikely to feature in this game. Jones played for the under 21 side in the midweek.
  • LVG is likely to start with a 4-1-4-1 formation that have proved to be good for the Red Devils side in the recent few games.
  • Juan Mata, Ander Herrera and Morgan Schneiderlin are also likely to return to the lineup.
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Leicester City
  • Jamie Vardy will be unavailable for this game as he is suspended.
  • Matthew James has returned but is not ready for the match.
  • Marc Albrighton and Jeffrey Schlupp will be fighting for the left wing role.
Stats: 
  • Manchester United have not lost any of their last six home games in Premier League.
  • Leicester City have won only one of their last six Premier League games against Manchester United.
  • Leicester City have kept six clean sheets in their last seven EPL games.
  • Man United have kept clean sheets in each of their last four home league games.
  • Leicester have not beaten Manchester United at Old Trafford in their last six games in all campaigns.
Predictions:
Manchester United 1 – 1 Leicester City, Riyad Mahrez to score the equalizer for the visitors.

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After an eventful season to say the least, we got in touch with massive Chelsea fan @UberChelseaFC on twitter and got his views on the Blues' campaign so far.  We set him 10 questions and here's what he had to say:

1 - Rate the season out of 10
3, It possibly should be lower but since Christmas, the main aim after Jose was sacked was to rekindle that consistency and belief and Hiddink has achieved that.

2 - What's the main thing that's gone wrong for Chelsea this season?
The players got way too confident and arrogant believing that no one could beat them. A poor summer transfer window didn't freshen up our squad and every other team figured out how to play us. We needed new faces and a new dimension, the board didn't achieve that.


3 - Player of the season
Its a hard one because no player has really stood out for me all season. If I had to give it to anyone, it would be Willian because through the early troubles of the season, he was the only one that actually put in a shift so he gets my vote.

4 - Signing of the season
Most people would vote for Pedro but I have to give it to Kenedy. Every time he plays, a new dimension and threat is brought to the whole team. Attacking minded and decent defensively and has a bright future ahead of him.

5 - Best team performance
Arsenal away. Even though they were down to 10 men, we defended solidly and attacked with purpose. It was a brilliant result away from home and the clean sheet put the cherry on top so that gets my vote

6 - Worst team performance
Bournemouth at home. Attending the game, it was awful. Players turned up not even caring about the badge on their chest and we deserved to lose. We had plenty of chances but no desire to put them away and for me, that was the nail in the coffin of the Jose era at Stamford Bridge. Truly awful day.

7 - Worst player of the season
I would normally say Hazard BUT I am going to say Oscar. Hazard has had injuries and lack of self confidence but Oscar has been started most games this season and just been ridiculously bad. No effort going back and forth and it looks as if he is off during the summer as a result of that.

8 - Who do you most want to sign this summer? (Realistically)
Personally, I feel we need a man that is passionate about football and wants to play week in week out no matter what whilst putting in a shift so of course it's going to go to Kante. Has has a ridiculously good season for Leicester and I wouldn't mind a man like him at Chelsea.

9 - Are you happy with the appointment of Conte?
I haven't really seen much of Conte but what I do know is that he doesn't take laziness or a lack of belief well and that's what this team needs. They need a kick up the ass and put them back into shape and I believe Conte will do that. He could be the one that turns them back into Champions especially with no European distractions so it will be an interesting season for Chelsea

10 - Prediction for next season.
This season was a transition season. The club know what they need to do and the players know what they need to do and without the distraction of any European football, I believe we will be right up there pushing for the number 1 spot but we shall see. Another up and down season could be ahead but we have to look at this as a step closer to a proper club. Every club has their bad moments and the best come out with wounds but carry on fighting, that's what I want to see and hopefully we do that and have something to cheer about come May 2017.

So there you have it, a true Chelsea fan's verdict on their season! Thanks to @UberChelseaFC for getting involved with an honest and realistic account on all things Stamford Bridge! 

If you want to hear more from him then give him a follow over on twitter - https://twitter.com/UberCheIseaFC

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Manchester United will entertain the 1st standings, which almost became champions of the Premier League this season, Leicester City, at Old Trafford (1/5).

Manchester United start their season with tremendous expectations to become a champion, after they bring a number of names such as Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Morgan Schneiderin, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Anthony Martial. But only the last name that appears impressive this season.

And instead of being the top team, the Red Devils now hard-pressed to just finish in the big four. They are still stuck in the top five and still five separate figures from Arsenal. The team's Louis van Gaal reacted would have to grab maximum points in their last four games this season.

United themselves would play with a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace in their last game in the Premier League on April 20, which also played at Old Trafford.

Own goal Damien Delaney opened a host excellence, before its scoring Darmian clubs, on 55 minutes. This result marked the second victory consecutively for United in the League.

While Leicester City had a great sign to win the League, after winning seven of their number from Tottenham, with three matches remaining this season.

The Foxes won 4-0 over Swansea City at the King Power Stadium last week, at once rose up after the previous play drew 2-2 against West Ham.

Those results marked a record for the team's Claudio Ranieri, who is now undefeated in nine matches, and now they will focus fully on efforts to become League champions this season.

United could still have not reinforced Luke Shaw and Bastian Schweinsteiger, who expect to be absent until the season ends.

While Leicester will miss Jamie Vardy, who is absent because the punishment bans playing of the FA. They can't possibly lose Leonardo Ulloa, who reportedly suffered a back injury.


1.Approximate Line-ups
 
Manchester United: De Gea, Smalling, Valencia, Blind, Darmian, Schneiderlin, Lingard, Mata, Rooney, Martial, Rashsford.

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Simpson, Morgan, Huth, Fuchs, Mahrez, Kante, Drinkwater, Schlupp, Vardy, Okazaki.  



Head to Head

Manchester United grabbed three wins compared to one in five of their last meeting with Leicester City. The last duel at Old Trafford on January 31 last year ended with the victory of the hosts 3-1.

29/11/15 Leicester City 1-1 Manchester United
31/01/15 Manchester United 1-3 Leicester City
21/09/14 Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United
14/04/04 Manchester United 1-0 Leicester City
27/09/03 Leicester City 1-4 Manchester United

The Last Five Games The Two Teams

Manchester United:

10/04/16 Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Manchester United
14/04/16 West Ham United 1-2 Manchester United   
16/04/16 Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa
21/04/16 Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace
23/04/16 Everton 1-2 Manchester United

Leicester City:

19/03/16 Crystal Palace 0-1 Leicester City   
03/04/16 Leicester City 1-0 Southampton
10/04/16 Sunderland 0-2 Leicester City   
17/04/16 Leicester City 2-2 West Ham United
24/04/16 Leicester City 4-0 Swansea City

Idboeing.Com -The Google top brass reportedly is considering to create a smart city that was conceived by Sidewalk Labs. Smart City that would become the city that focus on technology, have the infrastructure efficiently and also automatic car.

Offered through The Verge, CEO of Sidewalk Labs, Daniel l. Doctoroff had already conceived the idea for the creation of smart city is around February. A few weeks after that, the idea was announced officially by the name "Sidewalk Project". Daniel pun revealed plans bring in CEO'S Alphabet, Larry Page, to embody the idea of it.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Daniel had already fought these last few months to make the proposal to purchase land. Sidewalk Labs will take over most of the existing town to be rebuilt the houses prepared for tens of thousands of citizens.

Sidewalk Labs will be hosting ground for people who live in a smart city as an extension of Google. If the idea of smart city approved, Alphabet and Sidewalk Labs can already offer this project on the Government around the end of the year.

Actually, Google established the Sidewalk Labs to build a residential-based technology and they chose New York City as a smart city. But because many such constraints in terms of the political, financial and regulatory, Google finally decided to look for other cities that are more suitable.

Fourth spot side Arsenal will host Norwich City this Saturday in a Premier League game at Emirates Stadium.
Kick Off: 17:30 BST
Date: Saturday, 30th April, 2016
Venue: Emirates Stadium
Referee: Mike Jones


Possible Lineups:
Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – Arsenal vs Norwich City

Team News:
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger remains free from injury worries. Santi Cazorla and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain both have returned and could get few minutes here.
  • Danny Welbeck could be starting this game, Olivier Giroud might have to sacrifice his place for the Englishman.
  • Jack Wilshere still eyeing to make his first start of the season. He is aiming to prove his fitness in order to qualify for the Euro 2016 squad.
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Norwich City
  • Andre Wisdom will be out for this game with a knee injury. Russell Martin is likely to take his place in the starting eleven.
  • Alexander Tettey and Timm Klose also remain on the sideline.
  • Matt Jarvis is expected to be dropped out, Nathan Redmond coming inplace of him at the right attacking role.
Stats:
  • Norwich City have won only one of their last six Premier League games against Arsenal.
  • Norwich City have not won 25 of their last 28 games in Premier League.
  • Arsenal have scored more than three goals in their last four home games against Norwich in all campaigns.
  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their last seven EPL games.
Predictions:
Arsenal 2 – 1 Norwich City, Danny Welbeck to score the winner for the home side.


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Chelsea will be the guest arrival near their city rivals who also, Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League continued on Monday (2/5) in the early hours. Both Chelsea and Spurs ensured will both vied for full points.

Chelsea's own need full points in this game to continue to improve their position in the standings. Although it currently lags behind eight points from the final zone passes to Europe via the Europa League qualification, but The Blues are clearly their self-esteem do not want to fall back in front of their own supporters.

The Blues are currently ninth in the standings temporarily with 47 points from 34 matches, they left behind eight points from Liverpool who was in the position of seventh, the last position for the Europa League through qualification next season.

Chelsea's own clear wish to continue their stylish performance as in the last game when beat Bournemouth 4-1. CESC Fabregas dkk middle is in a high motivation because of the defeat that ended two consecutive defeats in the previous game when lost to Swansea City and Manchester City dipermak at the moment.

Meanwhile for Tottenham, this action will also be crucial in a position where they will end. Although the 1-1 draw over West Bromine making opportunities they now rely on champion Leicester City, but it is still not closed the team's chances of meeting of Mauricio Pochettino.

Yes, with lagging seven points from Leicester who was there at the top, the position of the Spurs is indeed less profitable because they are now claimed a win over Chelsea and hope the Leicester-who plays first opponents Manchester United-losing. Just that situation that could create opportunities for the champion Spurs.

But the Spurs at all may not be looking for other matches on the game. The reason, a match against Chelsea was one of the action become mandatory law for won, other than against Arsenal, given a series of both teams.

Spurs himself will not be playing its best power on with the game. Yes, one of the stars and also their mainstay, delegation of Alli should be absent until the end of the season after he was charged over FA involved incidents with players West Bromine earlier this week.

1.Approximate Line-ups

Chelsea: Begovic, Terry, Cahill, Ivanovic, Azpilicueta, Obi Mikel, Matic, Eden Hazard, Willian, Fabregas, Costa.

Tottenham:
Lloris, Rose, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Walker, Dembele, Dier, Eriksen, Lamela, Chadli, Kane

Head to Head

  • 29 Nov 2015 Tottenham Hotspur 0 – 0 Chelsea
  • 01 Mar 2015 Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur
  • 02 Jan 2015 Tottenham Hotspur 5 – 3 Chelsea
  • 04 Dec 2014 Chelsea 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur
  • 09 Mar 2014 Chelsea 4-0 Tottenham Hotspur
5 the last match of Chelsea:
  • Apr 23, 2016 Bournemouth 1-4 Chelsea
  • Apr 16, 2016-Chelsea 0-3 Manchester City
  • 09 Apr 2016 Swansea City 1 – 0 Chelsea
  • 02 Apr 2016 Aston Villa 0 – 4 Chelsea
  • 19 Mar 2016-Chelsea 2-2 West Ham Untied
5 the last match from Tottenham Hotspur:
  • Apr 26, 2016 – 1 Tottenham Hotspur 1 West Bromine
  • Apr 19, 2016 Stoke City 0 – 4 Tottenham Hotspur
  • Apr 10, 2016 Tottenham Hotspur 3 – 0 Manchester United
  • 02 Apr 1999 Liverpool 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
  • Mar 20, 2016 Tottenham Hotspur 3 – 0 Bournemouth

KUALA LUMPUR : up to 30 companies in Selangor large losses as a result of a water supply crisis earlier this year, according to Deputy Minister of energy, green technology and water Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

According to him, information from the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) shows the company involved including Nestle, which suffered losses RM15 million a day and Monin Asia (RM112 million a month) while the Panasonic had to give most worth RM40 million.

He was speaking in the House of Commons today when answering questions Datuk Wan Mohammad Khair-il Anuar Wan Ahmad (BN-Kuala Kangsar) who wanted to know the impact of water crisis in Selangor to the finance and national economy.

The Malaysian said big losses also suffered several industries such as food processing and beverage industry, chemical/rubber, Oleochemicals, electrical and electronics, tourism as well as small and medium enterprises.

"Some factories have to cancel most but some are forced to move operations temporarily to other areas including overseas," he said.

The Malaysian said water supply crisis has caused water distribution carried out scheduled for about three months starting March 2010.

He said water supply crisis in the Klang Valley since 2012 also result in approval for 855 application for planning permission to be postponed.

"A lot of development projects could not be implemented according to the plan, investors in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur," he said.
He expects the situation will recover by the year 2017 upon completion of the project water treatment plant (LRA) Langat 2.

Langat 2 project pending since 2008 continue past after the end of April the Government of Selangor agrees to issue the truth after the memorandum of understanding signed between the State Government and the Federal Government on 26 Feb 2010.

Spanish side Villarreal will host English giants Liverpool in the first semifinal of the Europa League tonight at Estadio El Madrigal. 
Kick Off: 10:05 BST
Date: Thursday, 28th April, 2016
Venue: Estadio El Madrigal, Villarreal (Spain)
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovania)

Possible Lineups:
Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – Villarreal vs Liverpool
Team News:
Villarreal
  • Leo Baptistao is the only player confirmed to miss this game.
  • Jaume Costa is doubtful with a thigh injury for this clash but could make a surprise return. However, he is unlikely to start.
  • Mateo Musacchio has returned and is likely to start alongside Victor Ruiz.
  • Manager Marcelino García Toral is expected to start with a similar lineup as of last win over Prague.
Liverpool
  • Mamadou Sakho is suspended for this game after failing the drug test ahead of this game.
  • Kolo Toure and Martin Skrtel will fight to start alongside Dejan Lovren at the heart of defence.
  • Jordan Henderson, Emre Can and Divock Origi remain on the sideline.
  • James Milner and Lucas Leiva are expected to start in the midfield role.
Stats:
  • Villarreal are unbeaten in their last eleven Europa League games.
  • Villarreal have scored atleast two goals in their last three wins in Europa League.
  • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last twelve Europa League games.
  • Liverpool have kept five clean sheets in their last nine Europa League games.
Predictions:
Villarreal 1 – 1 Liverpool, Daniel Sturridge on the scoresheet.

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Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich will go head to head for the first time tonight in a Champions League Semifinal game at Estadio Vicente Calderón. 
Kick Off: 19:45 BST
Date: Wednesday, 27th April, 2016
Venue: Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid (Spain)
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (England)


Possible Lineups:
Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich
Team News:
  • Home side boss Diego Simone will be without Diego Godin and Tiago, both are on the sideline through injury. Godin picked up a hamstring injury recently.
  • Lucas Hernandez is expected to replace Godin at the heart of defence.
  • Fernando Torres is back from suspension, he is likely to start alongside Antoine Griezmann.
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Bayern Munich
  • The German giants will be without duo Holger Badstuber and Arjen Robben who both missed the training recently ahead of this game.
  • Jerome Boateng has returned after three months but is not match fit.
  • Javi Martinez and David Alaba are likely to partner in the center of defence.
Stats:
  • Atletico Madrid have lost only one of their last eight Champions League games.
  • Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their last seven Champions League games.
  • Atletico Madrid have not conceded in six of their last eight UCL games.
  • Bayern Munich have conceded two goals in their last four UCL games.
Predictions:
Atletico Madrid 2 – 1 Bayern Munich, Thomas Muller on the scoresheet for the away side. This match would be an exciting one, these sides have never met each other in any competition in the history of football.

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Manchester City will kick of their first semifinal of the Champions League tonight against Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium.
Kick Off: 19:45 BST
Date: Tuesday, 26th April, 2016
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)


Possible Lineups:
Possible Lineups, Team News, Stats – Manchester City vs Real Madrid



Team News:
  • Manchester City will be without Yaya Toure who is the only player out for this game.
  • The rest squad is fully fit to choose from. Boss Manuel Pellegrini will be starting with the strongest squad as he eyes for Champions League final.
  • Bacary Sagna has returned from his injury after few weeks but Pablo Zabaleta is likely to continue at the right-back role.
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Real Madrid
  • Daniel Carvajal, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema are all doubtful for this game. However, the latter two are likely to make a return.
  • Danilo will start at the right-back role if Daniel Carvajal fails to recover on time.
  • Luka Modric will be recalled after resting out in a La Liga game last weekend.
  • Gareth Bale will be starting at the right attacking role.
Stats:
  • Real Madrid have kept eight clean sheets in their last ten Champions League games.
  • Real Madrid have lost only one of their last seven UCL games.
  • Manchester City are unbeaten in their last five UCL games.
  • Manchester City have not won in their last three games against Real Madrid.
Predictions:
Manchester City 2 – 2 Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo to score the equalizer.

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1:05:00 AM
With just a few weeks to go now, an update on the competing nations seems in order. Things have largely settled down as we await the first live performances, which is when we'll be most likely to see some changes as great recording artists just don't sparkle on stage or something that didn't catch our imagination suddenly erupts with the personality of the singer.

At the moment there are 6 groups. I've given them names. 

The Leaders

Since the outset, Russia has been in the top 2 and is now firmly established in the top spot with France a close second. France has closed in over the weeks, mainly due to the personality of the guy singing and his single has been very popular across much of Europe.

The Drifters

Sweden and Australia were both hot favourites in the Top 3 from the start. Sweden had a cool young lad doing something a bit different and Sweden just have that incredible enthusiasm for this competition and put so much effort and thought into the selection process that they almost have to do well every year. S it happens, though, the rather dreary performance has sagged to date and, whilst still with respectable chances of winning, it is not seen as likely now. He will need to find some magic in rehearsals and on the night to restore their previous threat to Russia. Australia have chosen the impressive Dami Im to represent them in their second effort to play the European game. We like Australia and Australians but, seriously. what are they doing in this competition? It messes up the whole affair, not just because they have a great singer who will steal loads of votes from others but also they simply aren't in Europe and already have their own similar show in that part of the globe. They simply cannot be allowed to win. Luckily, Dami has not got the best of tracks. Sound Of Silence is not the cool Paul Simon number but an oddly phrased ballad. It's good but not that good and even a bit annoying in places. They'll come 4th.

The Tenners


Not tenors as they're mostly female. No, these are entries that will almost certainly make the Top Ten or thereabouts, just not very high up the Top Ten. They'll probably come 5th to 15th. There is Ukraine, a remarkably good singer with a protest song that will not get them 12 points from Russia. She will not win as that would be too controversial but Ukraine always gets plenty of votes in this competition, whatever they do. Ukraine is joined in this group by several other contenders to this 5-15 area: Serbia have a serious lady and they're good at serious ladies. I don't think the track has a chance but quite a few others do for some reason. They seem to lead the Balkan ladies vote at things stand. Malta have a serious lady too but she is a little more modern and has a Carrie Underwood flavour which can do her no harm at all and may even propel her near the top of this lot. Voters do like Malta too. They don't have to think too much about voting for Malta. Armenia will get most of the small ex-Soviet state votes with their fairly harmless but not particularly inspiring entry. people like the small countries and an average song from a small country does better than a crappy song from a big country. Armenia tried to make theirs catchy but it really didn't work very well. Bulgaria could be the stars of the show with a little pop star performing for them. The song is pretty unexceptional but the singer is popular and should be confident on stage and appeal to the younger set who haven't got a great deal to vote for this year. Last of the six is a bloke representing Latvia. he has a catchy little ditty which will do well and probably come 6th as Latvia seem friendly to almost everyone, spanning Balkans as well as ex-Soviet lakes of voters.

The Undecided


Italy and the Czech Republic seem unable to decide which group they're in. Italy looks and sounds like a Top 10 act but doesn't seem to be able to hold its support as well as the Tenners, with whom they should belong. they'll probably come 10th at the end of the day but will oscillate up and down a lot between now and then. Czech Republic shouldn't really be in the final as their track is neither inspiring nor likely to get many votes but, somehow, they've garnered support from somewhere and have to be taken seriously. If they qualify and put on a good act then they may get enough average votes to make 15th. I am adding Croatia to this group too, although as I write they are predicted to be with The Others. That is because the song is excellent and has most of the qualities and features needed for Eurovision. At one point Croatia were sitting very pretty in 3rd place behind Sweden and Russia, well ahead of Australia too. Something has gone wrong for them in the meantime, however, as they've drifted out and out since. I had them as a winner at one point. I still think they'll be runner-up - if Nina can perform well.

The Chancers


Poland, Netherlands and Spain are each quite different but are in a little band of nations that could either win this thing or disappear completely with half a dozen votes. Poland have a singer that looks like someone out of The Feeling or The Darkness, I can never figure out which. He warbles and looks pretty unique and will either appeal greatly and get lots of votes or do nothing much at all. The Netherlands have this thing about bubbling along innocently before competitions and then on the night suddenly looking like they might win and often come in the top few and nearly steal the crown. This year could be like that again with a gentle number that rumbles along nicely and, depending on how they perform on the night, will either be up there at No.2 or down there at No. 22. Spain have an immensely catchy number - a real Euro treat if you can get past the first bit which isn't so good. If you can't then this will bomb badly. If the girl performer can get it across then it could even win the whole thing.

The Others


Here is a group of contrasts as there's Germany and United Kingdom who are guaranteed a place and several others who really look a bit vulnerable and may not make it through the Semis, like Cyprus, Hungary, Austria, Iceland and Belgium. Maybe Israel too. Germany and UK both have very good tracks but who knows how well their performers will perform on the night? With phenomenally good presence, either could surprise us and threaten the favourites but, with odds of several hundred to one at the moment it seems unlikely. Cyprus have a pretty cool rock track, one of f=very few that are likely to make it through this year. For that reason alone they may get a lot of support, being the only place for that type of fan's votes. Expect them to be right up there if all goes well for them on the night. Hungary, Belgium and Israel can safely be ignored this year but may just scrape through to the Final so we have to mention them. Iceland deserve a mention as they have the most spectacular backscreen show this year. They may not qualify but if they do make it through they'll be a surprise too as I think the audience will react favourably and they'll get a slew of reasonable level votes from across the board. Austria is another country that may not actually make it through and that would be a shame as they have a delightful number and another smart backscreen show. It's trippy and sixties but gently fascinating and the girl is very watchable. I hope she gets a chance but fear she might not.

There is, of course, a seventh group: The Strugglers! These are the nations who seem to be struggling even to qualify. This includes Norway, Denmark and Greece who usually do pretty well and Ireland, who haven't been so great recently but are still a nation to be reckoned with in terms of past success and song-writing ability. To be honest, none seem to deserve better this year, though, with distinctly average tracks that are not going to inspire anyone very much. the only exception could be the Federal Yugoslav  Republic of Macedonia. They have a good singer and a passionate song that I feel should be in the Final. Maybe they're out at 1000-1 for political reasons.

Arsenal fans are now looking for a new manager after seeing a disappointing season under veteran boss Arsene Wenger.

Do you want Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal job

Arsenalfans are keen to have a new boss at the Emirates Stadium for the next season. They have now started a campaign against Arsenal boss on every social media.

Arsene Wenger has been serving the Gunners for the past 20 years and has given Arsenal so many titles but now its time to leave the club and stay at home, according to the fans.

However, the Gunners supporters should not forget the services he has been giving to the club. He won three Premier League titles and six FA Cups. Also, Wenger has not failed to finish below a Champions League spot and with this squad it will not be an easy task for a new manager to stay at this position. 

Some Arsenal supporters are saying that getting Champions League is not a positive point when you cannot do anything in it.

It is true that the North London side were leading the table in the start of this calendar year but now are again at their favourite fourth spot and could lose as Manchester United are not far from them.

Arsenal major concerns were Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin who both were the reason of this downfall. The duo were impressive in the first half but ultimately the injuries took the start of few months of this year which dropped Arsenal in the Premier League table. Cazorla has still not returned to action.

For me Arsenal officials would be in trouble after sacking Wenger because currently there is no top manager who will be willing to do this job. Jose Mourinho has reportedly joined Manchester united on a pre deal while Pep Guardiola will be the next Manchester City boss.

The new boss will for sure ask Arsenal for a big transfer budget in order to fullfill the expectations of the fans. 

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Columinst: Junaid Effendi, is the Chief Editor of Football News Guru. He writes Transfer News and all the match related articles. See all his articles.
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