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UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals 1st Leg: Review

April 20, 2015 4:55 pm0 comments
UEFA Champions League Quarter-finals 1st Leg: Review

A tale of 2 completely different days?  Yes it was. On Tuesday, -Real Madrid stayed true to their record of not beating Athletico Madrid within 90 minutes by drawing 0-0 at the Vicente Calderon. And yes, Gareth Bale lived up to his expectation of underperforming, although it’s wasn’t as bad […]

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What Went Down This Weekend

April 14, 2015 1:08 pm0 comments
What Went Down This Weekend

So another weekend of Football just passed us by and boy it was… as expected, unsurprising. What do I mean? – It was the Manchester Derby and yes United won, as I predicted (actually as everybody predicted). And apart from the scoreline, the scripts was followed to the letter. Aguero’s goal […]

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Overview of Last Week: European Football

March 27, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Overview of Last Week: European Football

-So, it was El Classico this weekend and everybody made sure that everybody else knew it. -Real Madrid did a “Chelsea”: Dominate the game but don’t win it. -Chelsea and Manchester City must be communicating telepathically. Whenever one wins, the other wins too. Whenever one drop points, the other one has […]

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Football Sterotypes

December 3, 2014 2:51 pm0 comments
Football Sterotypes

No player in the world will ever tell us the  real reasons why they joined a specific club. But thanks to Football Stereotypes, we can guess what motivates a player when he moves to a specific club, given the reputation and image that the club gives. So let’s look at […]

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Arsenal Transfer Wish List

June 12, 2014 2:36 pm0 comments
Arsenal Transfer Wish List

For the first time in many years, Arsenal entered the summer transfer market with a trophy in their hands. Arsene Wenger with a reported £100m war chest to spend. There are at least 3 players  Wenger will be looking to bring to the Emirates this summer; a Right Back, Goalkeeper & Striker. Mesut Ozil was a […]

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Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

May 16, 2013 3:20 pm0 comments
Mourinho’s Loss is Moyes’s Gain

Whichever way you look at it, Manchester United have gone for sensible instead of brilliant. Slow and steady instead of guaranteed trophies. But, exactly, why wouldn’t any club snap up an available Jose Mourinho? The self-styled ‘Special One’ has never made his admiration for United’s outgoing manager, or the club, […]

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Can the Spanish Teams Get Back in the Champions?

April 30, 2013 5:02 pm0 comments
Can the Spanish Teams Get Back in the Champions?

Last week was a disastrous time for Real Madrid and FC Barcelona in the Champions League semifinals. A lesson in humility for two teams used to claiming victory with clean sweeps. But they were held back by the Germans. As soon as they lost, the first feeling was defeatist: end […]

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2012-13 UEFA Champions League Forecast

September 25, 2012 5:24 pm0 comments
2012-13 UEFA Champions League Forecast

On the face of it, this season’s premier European competition is excitingly wide open. Prior to it all kicking off again, at least six of the teams involved can be realistically considered as contenders for the trophy; as well as one or two dark horses which could really shake things […]

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