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Future Foundations: Defenders Arsenal Should Target To Replace Their Old Guard 

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Arsenal have begun their first season under Unai Emery showing the same defensive frailties that plagued them during Arsene Wenger’s final campaign. They attempted to address this issue with the summer signing of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund and while the Greek international has so far looked a marginal upgrade

Breaking Down United’s Implosion Against Spurs

As the final whistle blew, it seemed all too much for Jose Mourinho. Professional sport is a brutal environment, filled with pressures and expectations and much of the talk regarding its sheer toughness is attributed to solo arts.  Tennis is a fine example of this, from a mental perspective because

Luis Aragonés – The Architect of Spain’s Golden Generation

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A first exclusive by Elchino21201 The Ernst-Happel stadium saw Spanish players creating chance after chance with their short passes and attacking football. Russia were barely given a shot at the goal. This was followed by an impressive second half where Spain scored three goals and confirmed their spot in a major

Manchester United vs Tottenham Hotspur: Can Pochettino Inspire His Men to End Old Trafford Hoodoo?

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As managerial stalwarts in Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino dust themselves off and marshal their troops after succumbing to torrid periods in the transfer market, there lies a blinding aura of chaotic uncertainty within both camps. Manchester United With executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and the Manchester United hierarchy prioritizing securing sponsorship deals

FPL: Looking ahead to GW3

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The first two FPL Gameweeks have flown by and after the high scoring first game week, reality set in, in Gameweek 2 with most teams struggling to muster up a massive haul, bar those that gave Aguero the armband. From Gameweek 3, we look at the most promising options across the

Chelsea FC Loan Army

Leave me alone scream all the youngsters who are nowadays being linked with Chelsea Football Club. How often would you hear that from players being linked with a club of Chelsea’s pedigree? Unfortunately, that’s the sad reality in football today at Chelsea. The club is known to be a serial

1. FC Kaiserslautern 1998 – How Otto Rehhgal Inspired Germany’s Cinderella Story

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Written by Abijeeth Background Miracles have always been a remarkable and welcome occurrence for men and women of every age all throughout history, regardless of development in the sciences and learning. People simply love to see a transgression in the laws of nature, well, at least as far as football is concerned.

The Curious Case of Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

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Sociologist Robert K Merton defines self-fulfilling prophecy as, in the beginning, a false definition of the situation evoking a new behaviour which makes the original false conception come true. This specious validity of the self-fulfilling prophecy perpetuates a reign of error. For the prophet will cite the actual course of

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