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Champions League 2017: Real Madrid vs Juventus Final Preview
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Champions League 2017: Real Madrid vs Juventus Final Preview

Juventus will have their task cut out when they meet Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane at the Millenium Stadium (called the Principality Stadium for sponsorship reasons) on Saturday as they try to stop them from becoming the first club and manager respectively to win the UEFA Champions League in back-to-back seasons when the two sides...

Top 10 strikers in world football
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Top 10 strikers in world football

Strikers are the most exalted breed of players in the game of football — they have the ability to delight and disgust you in equal measure. The rules of football are simple, the team that scores the most number of goals wins. As such, the entire objective of the squad is to create goal scoring...

Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer
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Top 10 football transfers that could happen this summer

We are towards the end of the 2016/17 season which means it is already time for teams to look into the areas that have been problematic for them this season and need to be addressed in the summer. As always, the media houses and the twitterati are busy linking up players and clubs and quoting...

Football in the 21st century and the sad story of it’s fans
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Football in the 21st century and the sad story of it’s fans

Football has come a long way since the days of black and white television, terrace chants and the W-M formation. We now have internet streaming, match day turnstiles and long-drawn pre-match build-ups to attract a larger set of audience. With the advent of technology, there has also been a massive change in the mindset of...

The Curious Case of James Rodriguez
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The Curious Case of James Rodriguez

For one last time in UEFA Champions league, the stoppage time began as fans rose to their knees, some clutching to their loved ones while many to the Real Madrid crest. Burying their face into those cold hands with just the eyes perking up and rolling to witness what was needed – a free kick...

English clubs and their European eulogies
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English clubs and their European eulogies

Calling England a superpower in football seems to be a highly unjust statement, owing to their slump over the last decade. It’s like calling the West Indies a cricketing giant just because they used to be one, a few decades ago. (Unlike West Indies who seem to be excelling in the shortest format, England’s fortunes...

The Never Ending Woes of Real Madrid
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The Never Ending Woes of Real Madrid

What started against dark horses Villarreal for Real Madrid continued against the likes of Las Palmas and Borussia Dortmund, notwithstanding the curse-of-yellows. And though the whites stained of yellow, it never occurred the minnows, Eibar, too would take their chance to dab the crest leaving blood stains. After clinching the famously acclaimed la undecima followed...

How the fee for a player is determined in the Transfer Market ?
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How the fee for a player is determined in the Transfer Market ?

Through the course of the season football fans experience a myriad of emotions- from pure ecstasy to utter grief, from satisfaction to frustration and so much more. The football season proves to be a roller coaster ride with a gripping mix of highs and lows. No wonder most football fans get saddened as soon as...

Dear David: An open letter to David de Gea from a United faithful
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Dear David: An open letter to David de Gea from a United faithful

Dear David, I hope this letter finds you in the best of spirits. And why shouldn’t it? You are back where you belong, doing what you do best in front of the people who love you more than probably, your own countrymen. After a lengthy, arduous and at times, pretty darn frustrating summer window, thanks...

Meet Ed Woodward – The Wolf of the Old Trafford
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Meet Ed Woodward – The Wolf of the Old Trafford

The Manchester United faithful have sung chants of King Eric, Ryan Giggs, Ronaldo, Fergie, Rooney for years now, but as this new season rolls in, it seems that they now have only one name on their lips – Ed Woodward. Though Ed, who became United’s CEO when David Gill retired alongside Sir Alex Ferguson in...