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  • QB QuizPhoto of Do You Know The Nationality of These Popular Football Players?

    Do You Know The Nationality of These Popular Football Players?

    Football is the most popular sport in the world. The game has more than 200 registered nations as FIFA members. It enjoys the highest television audience in sport. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the body that governs the game of football estimated that about 250 million football players are associated with the sport.  [the_ad id=”109273″] The game made its official…

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  • FootballPhoto of Deadline Day Signings 2016

    Deadline Day Signings 2016

    [lazyimage][/lazyimage]Deadline day and surprises. A combination which turns the world upside down of every supporter. It’s a day when all the football clubs go absolutely bananas, apples, oranges and what not. The football clubs hunt down the players & get them to sign the contract before the clock hits the last moment. Premier League clubs spent more than £155m on transfer deadline…

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  • FootballPhoto of 7 Players To Watch Out For Who Might Set The Premier League Alight

    7 Players To Watch Out For Who Might Set The Premier League Alight

    [lazyimage][/lazyimage]Premier League clubs have spent around £490m in the month since the summer transfer window opened on 1 July. Here are 7 new arrivals in Premier League who we can’t wait to watch. Henrikh Mkhitaryan Manchester United signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund has brought great piece of excitement & jubilation among the fans. The 27-year-old joined United for an…

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    FIFA 17

    The hype & buzz around FIFA games is immense. Only true football fanatics understand the real emotions behind the game. Well, I’m that guy who likes to park the bus & rile up the other player. It’s always fun playing FIFA with your mates. FIFA 17 is all set to launch in a couple of months & we just can’t…

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  • CelebsPhoto of Lionel Messi Sentenced to Jail in Spain

    Lionel Messi Sentenced to Jail in Spain

    Football star, Lionel Messi has been sentenced a 21 months jail term for tax fraud. His father Jorge Messi was also given a similar sentence for defrauding Spanish tax authorities of 4.5 million dollars between 2007 to 2009. Both of them also face millions of euros in fine for using tax havens in countries like Belize and Uruguay to conceal their…

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  • FootballPhoto of Bundesliga: 4 Players Who Will Probably Leave In Summer

    Bundesliga: 4 Players Who Will Probably Leave In Summer

    Just five games to go and another season of the Bundesliga will be over. Yet another season which sees Bayern Munich on top. Good to see Borussia Dortmund back in the top 3 as they are now second and 7 points Bayern. Hertha Berlin is the surprise package of the season, in third position, and a whopping 19 points behind…

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  • FootballPhoto of 4 Players Who Will Most Probably Leave This Summer (La Liga)

    4 Players Who Will Most Probably Leave This Summer (La Liga)

    Just six games to go and another season of the La Liga will be over. Good to see that it wasn’t a two-horse race this season. Barcelona has a three-point lead over Atletico Madrid, who are one point clear of rivals Real Madrid. Four points separating the top 3 as we head towards an exciting end of the season. Now…

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  • FootballPhoto of 4 Players Who Will Most Probably Leave In Summer (Premier League)

    4 Players Who Will Most Probably Leave In Summer (Premier League)

    Just 5 games to go and another season of the Premier League will be over. Time has flown by, hasn’t it? Well, it has indeed and what a season this has been. Leicester City almost there, becoming the 6th side to win the Premier League title. Now as the season approaches its end, the opening day of the summer transfer…

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  • FootballPhoto of Leicester City – A New Force or Another Blackburn?

    Leicester City – A New Force or Another Blackburn?

    Just five games to go and the Barclays Premier League 2015-16 will end. Leicester City just requires 3 wins in the remaining 5 games (only if Tottenham win all 5 of their games) and they will be crowned Champions of England for the first time in their history. It has been an unbelievable run from a team which was battling…

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  • FootballPhoto of Van Gaal’s United, Fans Divided

    Van Gaal’s United, Fans Divided

    After the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United are still feeling the after effects. They have still not recovered from their downfall after the Scotsman retired. The 2015/16 season was showing promise at the start but as 2015 ended, United found themselves falling out of the top-four. After losing to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, United now find themselves 4…

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  • FootballPhoto of 4 Reasons Why English Teams Will Dominate Europe

    4 Reasons Why English Teams Will Dominate Europe

    When we talk about the toughest club teams on a European level, teams like Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Juventus come to mind. In recent years, Paris Saint-Germain has joined them. Noticing something weird? Yes. There are no English teams in that list. Even if they are on the list, they definitely aren’t in the top 5. English teams…

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  • FootballPhoto of Tottenham v Manchester United – TOP 5 Encounters.

    Tottenham v Manchester United – TOP 5 Encounters.

    The 2015-16 season is nearing its end and my word, what an unbelievable season it has been. The defending champions struggling, last season’s relegation battlers on top with one hand on the trophy, three of the traditional “Big Four” not present in the Top 4, and the fight for European football goes on and will go on until the final…

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  • FootballPhoto of 4 Players Guardiola Should Sign At Man City

    4 Players Guardiola Should Sign At Man City

    Excitement levels in the Premier League just keep on rising as some of the best players and managers from around the globe return or begin their new adventure in England. Earlier this season, Manchester City confirmed that former Barcelona and current Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola would be taking over the managerial role at the club 2016-17 onwards. Lately, Manchester…

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  • FootballPhoto of Jose Mourinho – The Wrong One

    Jose Mourinho – The Wrong One

    Unthinkable and unpredictable things happen in the Premier League. We can say we have seen it all. From the “Big Four” era to the present day, in the final edition of the “Barclays” Premier League, where we see Leicester City very close to becoming champions and who are right behind them? Tottenham Hotspur. Where are teams like Chelsea, Liverpool, and…

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  • FootballPhoto of Managers Being Missed In The Premier League (Part 2)

    Managers Being Missed In The Premier League (Part 2)

    I did forget to mention in Part 1 that this list is only about managers who are active or on sabbatical. I will not mention managers who have retired in this series. Now that we have cleared things, let us take a look at a couple more managers who should come back to the Premier League because I think that…

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  • FootballPhoto of Managers Being Missed In The English Premier League

    Managers Being Missed In The English Premier League

    Welcome to the English Premier League! The home of the most unpredictable and entertaining football in the world. One can only guess who the champion will be at the end and we owe a huge amount of appreciation to those who made their contributions in making this league so exciting and thrilling. The fans, the players, and, of course, the…

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  • FootballPhoto of 3 Reasons Why Louis Van Gaal Deserves Another Season At Manchester United

    3 Reasons Why Louis Van Gaal Deserves Another Season At Manchester United

    It has been a rough road for Manchester United ever since Sir Alex Ferguson called it quits. Successor David Moyes was not even given a whole season before he was given the boot. Now Manchester United are under experienced Dutchman Louis van Gaal. It was an exciting announcement when his arrival was confirmed because he was coming to Old Trafford…

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  • FootballPhoto of Typically Arsenal

    Typically Arsenal

    ManUtd were missing 14 first team players due to injury including the likes of Martial and Rooney which meant LVG was forced to play 18year old Marcus Rashford up front. Manutd’s backline had Michael Carrick filling in at centre half and 22year old Varela playing at right back. Every single one of ManUtd’s outfield substitutes were 21 or under. On…

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  • FootballPhoto of ManUtd Vs Arsenal

    ManUtd Vs Arsenal

      Arsenal haven’t won at Old Trafford in the league since Adebayor scored the winner in 2006. With Arsenal chasing the title and Manutd struggling to reach 4th, this is perhaps as good as opportunity as any to end that miserable run. We take a look at the factors that could eventually decide whether or not the gunners get what…

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  • FootballPhoto of Two Titans in a ‘Mickey Mouse’ Final

    Two Titans in a ‘Mickey Mouse’ Final

    The League Cup is often thought of as the least important of all the trophies that are available for an English club to compete for. Many top clubs don’t even bother playing their best players in the tournament. It is a trophy nonetheless and I personally believe it deserves more respect than it gets. It is the 1st Cup final…

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  • FootballPhoto of Gunners Gunned down

    Gunners Gunned down

    When Chelsea won the Champions League a lot of football ‘fans’ took away a lot of credit from them because of the way they won it. By playing pragmatic, defensive, “Negative” football. By “Parking the bus” as the cliche goes. I never quite understood it. Why was it a crime all of a sudden to play for a result? Going…

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  • FootballPhoto of Bad Luck or Bad Habit?

    Bad Luck or Bad Habit?

    After Arsenal’s nil-nil draw against Hull in the FAcup, I just sat there on my sofa wondering “If you were the manager of that Arsenal side, what do you say to the players in the dressing room?” Should the manager have a go at his players for failing to win? Or look at the performance and say “Okay we didn’t…

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  • FootballPhoto of Squeaky Bum Time

    Squeaky Bum Time

      With Manutd’s slump in form their race for top4 seems to be over. Leicester, Arsenal, Spurs and ManCity will most probably be occupying the Champions League positions come the end of the season. But in what order? With 12games to go there are only 2points separating the top3 and 6separating the 1st and 4th. Exciting. Oh so exciting. As…

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  • FootballPhoto of What a SUPER Sunday!

    What a SUPER Sunday!

    Weekends on which the top 4 sides play their direct title rivals on the same day have always been a rarity. With Leicester travelling to the Emirates and Manchester City hosting Tottenham, it promised to be an exciting Sunday and boy did it live up to the expectations!! Even the purest of the purists would’ve forgiven Leicester for going to…

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  • FootballPhoto of Leicester for the Title

    Leicester for the Title

    “Leicester are doing well, but they WILL start dropping points and fall away. It’ll be an achievement if the get European football”. We’ve all been saying something along those lines all season. And yet here we are, 25games into the season with Leicester still top, leading 2nd place Spurs by 5points and Man City by 6 points.  Not only that,…

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  • FootballPhoto of A Matter of Yuan-uary Transfer Window

    A Matter of Yuan-uary Transfer Window

      In 2012 Drogba and Anelka both left European football and joined Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. Not a lot was made at the time because it was seen as a move by famous players who are no longer at the top of their game trying to maximise their income and look for a new challenge away from TOP level football.…

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  • FootballPhoto of Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid

    Barcelona Vs Atletico Madrid

      With Barcelona winning the game at Vicente Calderon in September, Atletico will be looking to exact revenge. Both teams are level on points, with Barcelona having a game in hand. This presents Atletico with a perfect opportunity to go 3 points clear of their title rivals. But at Camp Nou they stand little chance to do it. We take…

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  • FootballPhoto of Arsenal just cannot beat Chelsea

    Arsenal just cannot beat Chelsea

    Robin Van Persie scored a hat-trick for Arsenal the last time they defeated Chelsea. Yes. It’s been that long. I honestly expected us to beat Chelsea this time and also went on to say that we’d beat them by 2 clear goals. In the end, it wasn’t to be. The game wasn’t as open, end to end or entertaining as…

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  • FootballPhoto of Arsenal Will Want Blood! 

    Arsenal Will Want Blood! 

    Never before or since have I been as angry, emotional and animated as I was when the last time these two teams met. Chelsea defeated Arsenal at the Bridge in the beginning of the season which many people incorrectly thought would kick-start Chelsea’s campaign. Few months on, Arsenal are top and Chelsea, still struggling. Yes, I will go ahead and…

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  • FootballPhoto of Klopp Completes 100 Days at the Kop 

    Klopp Completes 100 Days at the Kop 

    It’s been 100 days since Klopp arrived at Anfield and when he started off people were making quick judgements about him after a couple of impressive away results. At one point some journalists were even speculating about Liverpool joining the title race, something that didn’t really happen. Even at the time I felt it was too early to judge. After…

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  • FootballPhoto of BANNED! Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid

    BANNED! Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid

      Both Madrid clubs Real and Atletico have been banned by FIFA from registering any new players for 2 transfer windows over breach of rules considering signing minors. The ban doesn’t cover the current January window, which gives them about 2 weeks to sort things out. That is big BIG news. Atletico will obviously be more affected by the ban…

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  • FootballPhoto of Liverpool vs Arsenal

    Liverpool vs Arsenal

    Liverpool’s game against Arsenal was a “we score, you score” sort of a match. Thoroughly entertaining. Both sides can claim to deserve all 3points, but I don’t think either of them will be too disappointed with the 1. Liverpool avoid defeat and manage to just about stay in the race for 4th place and the point keeps Arsenal on top…

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  • FootballPhoto of Will Zidane be Madrid’s Messiah?

    Will Zidane be Madrid’s Messiah?

    I’ve never been very complimentary towards Real Madrid when it comes to the way Florentino Perez runs the club and don’t see that changing. His latest gambit? Sacking Rafa and appointing Zidane. I said at the start of the season that Benitez won’t last very long but even I was surprised when he was sacked even before Madrid got knocked…

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  • FootballPhoto of Do Ex-Players Make Good Managers?

    Do Ex-Players Make Good Managers?

    Zidane’s appointment as the Real Madrid manager was a case of a club turning to a legendary player to rescue them by sitting in the dug-out. Yes Zidane was a world class footballer, but is he a world class manager? Is there any connection between being a successful player and a successful manager? Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski, the authors…

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  • FootballPhoto of 4 Best Performances by Zidane as a Player

    4 Best Performances by Zidane as a Player

      Zinedine Zidane is among the top footballers to have ever played the game. The retired French national was recently drafted as the Manager by his old team, Real Madrid. During his tenure at Real Madrid as an attacking midfielder, Zidane gave same memorable performances. With a bag of mixed results this season, Madrid would be hoping that Zidane turns…

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  • FootballPhoto of Manchester United should Resist the Temptation of The Special One

    Manchester United should Resist the Temptation of The Special One

    Manchester United should resist the temptation of ‘The Special One’ With discontent brewing at Old Trafford  there were a lot of questions being raised about Louis Van Gaal’s future, now the rumour mill has gotten to its work. THE most interesting one is LVG out JOSE in. I think it is genuinely possible. Sir Alex is a big admirer of…

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  • FootballPhoto of Enough is enough. Sack him. 

    Enough is enough. Sack him. 

      If crashing out of the CL in group stages wasn’t bad enough, Manutd have now lost back to back matches in the league and are winless in 4. This means they are now 5th in the table, level on points with Spurs on 4th and Palace on 6th. They are also 9 points off the league leaders. All of…

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  • FootballPhoto of The Miracle and the Mess

    The Miracle and the Mess

    Chelsea are in a right mess and Leicester are busy writing an unbelievable fairytale! This season has been a stark contrast to the last for both these clubs and the latest evidence to that was Leicester’s 2-1 win over the reigning champions at the King Power stadium. Here we present to you, miracle and the mess. No Leicester were not…

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  • FootballPhoto of Champions League Round of 16

    Champions League Round of 16

    Champions League Round of 16 Champions league draws were concluded recently and the round of 16 has some interesting fixtures. Here is my opinion on all of them.   AS Roma Vs Real Madrid   This tie won’t be as straightforward as many might think. AS Roma are a capable side with some very good footballers. I believe they won’t…

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  • FootballPhoto of Garry Monk Is Sacked. I Am Appalled. 

    Garry Monk Is Sacked. I Am Appalled. 

    After just 1 win in the last 11 games, Swansea have decided to pull the plug on Garry Monk’s reign at the club. Despite being just 36years of age, Monk had become somewhat of a distinguished figure at the club. And rightfully so. He played for The Swans for about a decade making over 200 appearances before becoming a player…

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  • FootballPhoto of A Philosophical Nightmare for ManUtd

    A Philosophical Nightmare for ManUtd

      Man City are through, United are not and to be honest they deserved to go out. Manutd went into the final group game with their fate firmly in their own hands. Win and go through. Simple as that. But they failed. LVG can expect a lot of stick from the Manutd supporters and rightfully so. They have been putting…

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  • FootballPhoto of Manchester United Will Rise

    Manchester United Will Rise

    Manchester United is the most successful club in English football, having won a record 19 league titles, a record 11 FA Cups and four League Cups. The club has also won three European Cups and has twice been club world champions: in 1999 and 2008. Manchester United is one of the wealthiest and most widely supported football teams in the world. The club is said to be worth £1.13 billion, making it the world’s…

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  • FootballPhoto of Die-go(ne) Costa? 

    Die-go(ne) Costa? 

    After scoring 20 goals last season Diego Costa seemed like a brilliant buy. But it’s gone downhill this season. He returned from pre season reportedly overweight and has made very little contribution on the pitch. Apart from lack of form, he is also being a bit of a nuisance to the football club. His antics against Arsenal were applauded by…

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  • FootballPhoto of 3 Candidates Who Can Replace Louis van Gaal

    3 Candidates Who Can Replace Louis van Gaal

    Sir Alex Ferguson retiring was surely one of the biggest blow in history for Manchester United. It was always said that replacing Ferguson would be a very difficult task and it turned out to be true. David Moyes has already failed and now the current manager Louis van Gaal and his ‘philosophy’ have come under a lot of questions. Under…

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  • FootballPhoto of 1 Step Back to Move 2 Steps Forward for Arsenal

    1 Step Back to Move 2 Steps Forward for Arsenal

    As things stand, Arsenal need to win both the matches and beat Olympiakos by 2 clear goals to go through. (assuming Bayern beat Olympiakos) It’s not easy. But it’s not impossible either. Arsenal have been very poor in Europe this season having lost 3 out of their 4 games and they need a massive turn around or they will be…

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  • FootballPhoto of Who was George Best?

    Who was George Best?

    Manchester United, A club where many unknown and young players have become Legends. Many players like Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and most recently Javier Hernandez, who were practically unknown, before coming to Old Trafford. Like the players mentioned above, many didn’t knew about George Best when he was young. George was born in 1946…

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  • FootballPhoto of 3 Candidates Who Can Replace Jose Mourinho

    3 Candidates Who Can Replace Jose Mourinho

      The dominant champions of last season’s Premier League are struggling terribly this season. Chelsea, who now sit in the bottom half of the Premier League table, just above the relegation zone, might just be having second thoughts about their manager – “The Special One,” Jose Mourinho. It didn’t seem Chelsea were going to part ways with Jose Mourinho…. Again!…

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  • FootballPhoto of Alternate Formations – Chelsea

    Alternate Formations – Chelsea

    The defending champions are off to a shocking start in the Premier League. After totally dominating England last season, manager Jose Mourinho is under a lot of pressure as Chelsea hover just above the relegation zone. Chelsea already had a very strong team last season, but Mourinho decided to bolster the squad by adding attacker Pedro Rodriguez to his squad.…

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  • FootballPhoto of Alternate Formations: Manchester United

    Alternate Formations: Manchester United

    Lately, Louis van Gaal has come under a lot of pressure from the fans. The Old Trafford faithful want to see a change in formation or tactic which will see their side score more often. It has been 3 games now and United have failed to score a single goal. So here are a few possibilities from a fan’s point…

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  • FootballPhoto of What Makes an Ideal Referee? 

    What Makes an Ideal Referee? 

    Despite not being in the lineup of either of the sides, the refs have the ability to influence a game as much as the best player on the pitch. 1 decision can change the outcome of the game and this is precisely why nobody tends to like them. Like players, referees have their own peculiar style as well. Some chose…

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  • FootballPhoto of The Special Case of “The Special One”

    The Special Case of “The Special One”

     5 losses in 10 games is simply shocking stuff from the reigning champions and their form in Europe isn’t flawless either. I cannot think of  a champion side starting the following campaign this abysmally. Here’s the special case of “The Special One” I get the feeling that a lot of football fans have been desperately waiting for Jose to fail…

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  • FootballPhoto of TOP 3 Matches of UCL R3

    TOP 3 Matches of UCL R3

    The group stage of the UEFA Champions League reached the midway point as we saw 33 goals scored in the 16 games played this past Tuesday and Wednesday. With teams fighting for the trophy to the teams who just have their eyes set on the Europa League spot, we have shortlisted the TOP3 matches of Round 3.   ARSENAL  2…

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  • FootballPhoto of Premier League Gameweek 10 Preview

    Premier League Gameweek 10 Preview

    Aston Villa – Swansea City Aston Villa have won just one of their eight Premier League meetings with Swansea (D3 L4), losing each of the last three and failing to score in the last two. Swansea City have collected just two points from their last five Premier League away games (D2 L3). Tim Sherwood has lost 14 of his 22…

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  • FootballPhoto of Records Come Tumbling Down 

    Records Come Tumbling Down 

    C. Ronaldo is now the highest goal scorer for Real in the history of La Liga, having surpassed Raul. Raul probably is one of the greatest strikers in the game and Ronaldo went passed him without breaking a sweat! It took Raul 550 games over 16years to accumulate 228 goals. Ronaldo scored more in half the number of games.  Simply…

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  • FootballPhoto of Round 9 Premier League Review

    Round 9 Premier League Review

    To the relief of many, Premier League action resumes after the international break. With a set of some exciting fixtures, the most unpredictable and entertaining league in the world saw 23 goals scored in the 8 games that were scheduled for Saturday, 17th October. The action kicked-off at White Hart Lane as Liverpool, under their new manager Jürgen Klopp held…

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  • FootballPhoto of UCL Tuesday Knockout Preview

    UCL Tuesday Knockout Preview

      Bayer 04 Leverkusen – Roma Bayer Leverkusen and Roma’s only previous meeting was in the 2004/05 Champions League group stages. The German side won 3-1 in Leverkusen and there was a 1-1 draw in Rome. Bayer Leverkusen have reached the Last 16 in each of the past four seasons they’ve been involved in the Champions League. None of Bayer…

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  • FootballPhoto of Premier League: Round 9 Review (Saturday)

    Premier League: Round 9 Review (Saturday)

    To the relief of many, Premier League action resumes after the international break. With a set of some exciting fixtures, the most unpredictable and entertaining league in the world saw 23 goals scored in the 8 games that were scheduled for Saturday, 17th October. The action kicked-off at White Hart Lane as Liverpool, under their new manager Jürgen Klopp held…

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  • FootballPhoto of La Liga GW8 Preview

    La Liga GW8 Preview

    Real Madrid – Levante Real Madrid have won their last seven La Liga games against Levante. They have never won eight in a row against them. The Valencians have been shut out against Real Madrid in three consecutive La Liga games. Levante have won only one of their last 10 visits to Santiago Bernabéu (L9), 0-1 in 2007 with a…

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  • FootballPhoto of Premier League GW9 Preview

    Premier League GW9 Preview

    Tottenham Hotspur – Liverpool Spurs are the only Premier League team not to have lost since the opening weekend (W3 D4). Liverpool have won five successive league games against Spurs for the first time since 1976; this is the 145th league clash between the sides but neither has ever won six in a row. The last time Spurs lost six…

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  • FootballPhoto of Klopp for the Kop! 

    Klopp for the Kop! 

      1. First and foremost, have a real go at Tottenham. It’s his 1st game at the club. The fans are not going to turn on him if he loses. They will be more interested in the performance of the team. Klopp needs to be aware of that. He should set his team out to play expansive intense football rather…

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  • FootballPhoto of Arsenal 3-0 Man United Analysis

    Arsenal 3-0 Man United Analysis

    Mouthwatering fixtures were scheduled for Sunday, October 04 as this season’s first Merseyside Derby ended in a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. The match which followed the Merseyside Derby ended very, very surprisingly. Arsenal v Manchester United was the game which followed the Merseyside Derby this past Sunday. The visitors were easily and comfortably beaten 3-0 by Arsene Wenger’s men.…

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  • FootballPhoto of Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League (Sunday)

    Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League (Sunday)

    Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League kicked off on Saturday, 03 October with seven cracking matches which included a couple of surprising results. 23 goals were scored in these seven fixtures. Three games were scheduled for Sunday, 04 October, and all three were must watch games. Super Sunday kicked off with the Merseyside Derby, followed by Arsenal against Manchester…

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  • FootballPhoto of Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League (Saturday)

    Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League (Saturday)

    Round 8 of the Barclays Premier League kicked off on Saturday, 03 October with seven cracking matches which included a couple of surprising results. 23 goals were scored in these seven fixtures. The action started off with Crystal Palace beating West Brom comfortably at home. Two newcomers went head to head as Watford were held to a draw for the…

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  • FootballPhoto of The Barcelona We’re Not Used To 

    The Barcelona We’re Not Used To 

      I’m not trying to portray that Barcelona have had a disastrous start to the campaign, because they haven’t. They are just a point off the top of the table and the Champions league has only just started. So nothing is terribly wrong with the results. But if you take a closer look at their performances, something looks missing. Like…

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  • FootballPhoto of Premier League 2015-16 Sunday Preview

    Premier League 2015-16 Sunday Preview

      Everton – Liverpool Everton have gone nine league games without a victory against their neighbours Liverpool. They’ve not gone 10 games without a victory against the Reds since 1984 (a run of 11 games). Liverpool have lost just one of their last eight Premier League games at Goodison Park, losing 2-0 in October 2010. The last three have ended…

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  • FootballPhoto of Round Two – UEFA Champions League Review (E-H)

    Round Two – UEFA Champions League Review (E-H)

    GROUP E BARCELONA  2 – 1  BAYER   LEVERKUSEN Venue – Camp Nou. Referee – Martin Atkinson (ENG). Starting Eleven BAR – Ter Stegen; Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Mathieu; Busquets, Iniesta, Rakitic; Ramirez, Neymar, Suarez. BENCH – Masip, Bartra, Douglas, Alba, Roberto, Munir, Gumbau. LEV – Leno; Donati, Tah, Papadopoulos, Wendell; Bender, Kramer; Kampl, Calhanoglu, Bellarabi; Hernandez. BENCH – Kresic, Ramalho,…

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  • FootballPhoto of Round Two – UEFA Champions League Review (A-D)

    Round Two – UEFA Champions League Review (A-D)

    GROUP A MALMO FF  0 – 2  REAL MADRID Venue – Swedbank Stadion. Referee – Cuneyt Cakir (TUR). Starting Eleven MAL – Willand; Tinnerholm, Arnason, Bengtsson, Yotun; Rodic, Lewicki, Adu, Berget; Djurdjic, Rosenberg. BENCH – Vindheim, Mehmeti, Rakip, Carvalho, Andersson, Eikrem, Sana. RMA – Navas; Carvajal, Nacho, Varane, Arbeloa; Kovacic, Casemiro, Kroos; Isco, Benzema, Ronaldo. BENCH – Casilla, Mayoral, Cheryshev,…

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  • FootballPhoto of Derby Day! Arsenal vs Manchester United

    Derby Day! Arsenal vs Manchester United

      Arsenal vs Manchester United. Been looking forward to this fixture all week, with excitement and a hint of nervousness. Two of the best sides in the league. With Manutd on top and Arsenal just 3 points off them, the gunners will surely look to make the most of this opportunity and go level on points with United. Will they…

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  • FootballPhoto of England’s Struggle In Europe

    England’s Struggle In Europe

    With 2 match days over, none of the 4 English teams have got off to a perfect start. United lost away to PSV, Chelsea lost in Portugal, City was beaten at home by a not-so-confident Juve side and Arsenal got outwitted and outfought by the 2 teams that were considered ‘easy’ when the draw was concluded. The days when LFC…

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  • FootballPhoto of Brendan Rodgers – The Bad 

    Brendan Rodgers – The Bad 

    Brendan Rodgers came to Liverpool in 2012 after building a reputation for himself during his 2 year tenure at Swansea. Amidst all the uncertainty surrounding his future, we take a look at the bad of his reign in the red half of Merseyside. The Bad Descent into Mediocrity. After a spectacular 2nd season, BR has failed equally spectacularly to live…

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