ATP Cup Team Profile: Serbia and Novak Djokovic

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The inaugural ATP Cup last year reinvented the idea of team tennis, following on from the change in format in the now-infamous Davis Cup. Singles and doubles players alike battle it out to crown their country victorious in the blazing sun of Australia. The format has changed for this year, halving the number of teams […] READ MORE







Imagining a Yugoslavia National Team

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What would the former Republic of of Yugoslavia national team look like if it was still around today? It’s fascinating to see how good a team made up of players from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia could have been. On paper at least, this starting XI looks like a side who could challenge […] READ MORE


Wales’ World Cup Qualification Chances

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Being in pot one for the World Cup 2018 draw was seen as a beneficial scenario to Wales fans, as it meant that they had the chance to see which groups they wanted to avoid before being drawn. Others were more sceptical of the position for the same reason — Wales could have been placed in […] READ MORE



Mystery of America’s Pele: Freddy Adu

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Imagine this: Before your 15th birthday, you’ve become the youngest player ever in Major League Soccer, signed numerous endorsement deals, appeared on Letterman, and even been described as the “New Pele”. For Freddy Adu, that was reality. Freddy Adu’s young career began as a promising one after being the first pick in the 2004 MLS […] READ MORE