Premier League focus

Forward thinking needs goals

September 15, 2011
By Norman Hubbard
If it was not a unique occurrence, it was certainly an unusual one. Saturday may have reiterated the dominance of the two Manchester clubs in the Premier League, but students of football finance might have had more pressing matters on their minds. Because starting among the substitutes for Chelsea was the most expensive recruit in the history of English football, Fernando Torres, beginning on the Liverpool bench was their biggest buy, Andy Carroll and utterly unused among the Manchester United replacements ...

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