Argentina’s Three Keys to Victory

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Argentina served notice to the Western Hemisphere that they are the Copa America tournament favorite as Los Gauchos dispatched world #5 Chile 2-1 on Monday night at Levi’s Stadium. The fact Argentina dominated the match sans Leo Messi, arguably the best player in the world, should make all other teams nervous going forward. Argentina’s Three Keys to Victory […] READ MORE


Arsenal Transfers this Summer could Revitalise the Club

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Following Arsenal’s victory at the weekend in the final match of the 2015/16 English Premier League season and the improbable second place league finish there is a feeling in many of the circles around the club that transfer activity at Arsenal in the summer is likely to increase more than in recent years. As Arsenal’s title challenge […] READ MORE


World Cup Qualifiers Begin in South America

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The CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers kick off this week with an eye on Russia for 2018. The new World Cup cycle will once again feature all ten South American teams; the 2014 cycle only featured nine of the teams since Brazil received an automatic bid as hosts. CONMEBOL had six in the World Cup for […] READ MORE


Five Lessons Learned From a Resilient Arsenal

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Right from the off Arsenal looked like a side who had a point to prove. There was urgency in the reliable form of the returned Alexis Sanchez, but also a unity in the side’s tempo and fluent passing football. Although still early in the season, there was a lot that could be garnered from this […] READ MORE


Premier League Preparation: 10 To Watch

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With the Premier League resuming this weekend, both familiar players and fresh faces are the talk of many an English town as I currently type. The action is hotly anticipated, with a whole host of exhilarating talent, whether well-known or just plucked from the youth ranks, joining the division as of this summer. It seems […] READ MORE


New Bavarian Arturo Vidal

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Another day, another transfer… FC Bayern Munich fans woke up last Thursday to rumors that Arturo Vidal’s agent Felicevich was at Munich. Today, those rumors have now become fact as Juventus FC, Vidal’s now-former club and Bayern have agreed on a £28 million transfer fee for Vidal who signs a four-year-deal. After four years at Juventus, […] READ MORE


International Failings Should Not Undermine Messi’s Legacy

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As Alexis Sanchez cheekily chipped away Chile’s final penalty in the Copa America final on Saturday; Lionel Messi saw yet another golden opportunity to win an international trophy fade away from him. The World Cup final of 2014 will have certainly been the more significant blow, but against a Chile team, albeit hosting the tournament, […] READ MORE


Chile Win Copa America

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Chile have won their first ever Copa America trophy on home soil thanks to a 4-1 win on penalties over favourites Argentina. After a 0-0 draw A.E.T, a ‘panenka’ from Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez sealed the shoot-out victory. Chile dominated from the go, an Arturo Vidal effort from inside the box forced a good save from […] READ MORE