Five Famous 0-0 Draws

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Famous Five: This series looks at a match or event from the world of football which is making the news and draws comparisons with similar players, matches or events from football history. This week, after France astonishingly failed to beat Luxembourg in a World Cup qualifier (or even score against them), looks back at five other famous 0-0 […] READ MORE


Serie A Manager of the Season Contenders

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In a season where everything has gone as expected, Serie A nears its conclusion with Massimiliano Allegri’s exceptional Juventus side on course to win their sixth consecutive Scudetto and his third in succession with the Bianconeri. With four rounds yet to be played in the Italian top flight, they are 10 points clear of second-placed […] READ MORE


The Race for the Serie A Capocannoniere

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The Serie A title race seems like it’s going to be won by Juventus again, with the Bianconeri holding an eight-point lead at the top of the table over second-placed Roma and a ten-point lead over third-placed Napoli with nine games left to play. Massimiliano Allegri’s men have been in imperial form once again this […] READ MORE


The Ronaldo Years at Inter Milan

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Widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all-time and an absolute force of nature in front of goal, Ronaldo achieved great success in a storied career. Having represented both Milan clubs as well as both halves of the El Clásico divide, Ronaldo did it all but has a trophy cabinet that does not reflect his immense talent. That can […] READ MORE


British Players Abroad: Ian Rush

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Via Last Word on Football, by Philip Meese In the 1980’s, the ban on English teams from European competition hit the domestic game tremendously. As a result, many British players, like Gary Lineker, left for sunnier climes, and football at the highest level. One such player was Ian Rush, whose time with Italian giants Juventus was […] READ MORE



Italy v Germany: How Italy can ,and probably will, Beat Germany

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Antonio Conte has taken an underwhelming Italy side into the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. He has established an extremely potent defensive structure. The Italians also play quickly on the break when the attacking team loses possession. Meanwhile, Germany have most people’s vote for the best team in the tournament so far. The current world champions are considered favourites, […] READ MORE




Belgium Finally Arrive At Euro 2016

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Belgium finally arrived at Euro 2016 with a convincing 4-0 win against Hungary in the last 16 knockout round. The FIFA ranked number two team had almost stuttered through the group stage. This though was footballing display that backed up their credentials as one of the pre-tournament favourites.   Team Changes Marc Wilmots retained the […] READ MORE