Category Archives: Football players

Magical Messi fires Argentina to the world cup in Russia

Ahead of a tense final round of matches in the South American qualifiers for Russia 2018, with Brazil’s place at the World Cup finals already guaranteed, three of the four guaranteed spots and the fifth-place play-off position were all still up for grabs. The stage was set, and one final round of games would bring either celebration or bitter disappointment at the final whistle. The biggest question mark of all was the perilous position of Argentina, two-time World Cup winners who most…
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Rich list of Brazil

Brazil is an extremely successful sports country in the likes of MMA and football. With this being said there success in football nationally is unprecedented as they are the most successful national team in the history of the World Cup. They have been successful on 5 different occasions that started in 1958 and the most recent in 2002. Brazil placed fourth at the most recent championships back in 2014. To further back this up they have earned a runner up…
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Most expensive deadline day signings

Transfers often take a long time to complete with fees being negotiated for weeks before a compromise is met. There are however some cases where transfers are completed in a much shorter period of time, usually on deadline day. But with deadline day deals comes a premium price that must be paid. (more…)
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Emile Heskey’s view on modern football

It's probably never been tougher to be an ex-professional footballer. It's hard to imagine how former football players must feel watching the game, knowing that even mundane EPL players are earning vast fortunes. One player to have just missed out on the 'stupid money cake' is Emile Heskey. A top flight career as a bruising forward with Leicester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Wigan and Aston Villa came to an end in 2012 (although he did enjoy a career swansong in Australia's A-League…
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2017 summer signings best XI

The summer transfer window is in full swing, and clubs all around Europe have been quite busy securing the signatures of some top-class talent. Below we have compiled a team comprising the best XI new signings of the summer. (more…)
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Can Kane save Spurs’ season?

Harry Kane has scored 21 goals in 29 Premier League appearances in 2016. Last season he played in every league game for Tottenham, bagging 25 times to lift the Golden Boot as Spurs came within a whisker of winning the league for the first time in 45 years. (more…)
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Marcus Rashford to join ranks of England’s youngest-ever players

As Louis Van Gaal takes his leave of Old Trafford, the veteran Dutch coach will reflect on his legacy of the latest batch of young Red Devils graduating through to the senior team at Manchester United. The star pupil of the Class of ’16 is undoubtedly Marcus Rashford who can cap his meteoric rise by making his England debut this week. The Manchester-born striker made his United debut only three months ago and has made such an astounding impact that…
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