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Costa Goal Gives La Roja All Three Points

A scrappy Diego Costa strike in the 54th minute saw Spain edge past a dogged Iranian side as eventual 1-0 winners in their Group B tie in Kazan that puts them in a pole position alongside Portugal to progress to the knockout stages with four points from two matches. Fernando Hierro’s

World Cup Matches that Shook the World in the 21st Century

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The wait is almost over. Sports fans across the world are preparing themselves for the grandest sporting event in the world. The “beautiful game” takes center stage as countries from around the world attempt to become world beaters. In one month’s time, a country will become World Champions, and they

The Scout’s Guide to the World Cup: Group B

We continue our Scout's guide as FootballMR takes a look at Group B Spain Player – Álvaro Odriozola    Position: Right-Back   Age: 22   Caps: 3   Goals: 1 Odriozola was selected for the Spain squad ahead of players such as Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin and Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto yet only making his debut in 2017 towards

Group B analysis: Battle of the Iberian cousins  

Group B consists of an exciting cocktail of power, pluck, passion, and experience. While Spain is an outright favourite to win the World Cup, the group consists of the ever-formidable Portugal, a well rounded Moroccan squad, and a spunky Iranian side. All the games in this group shall be a

Sink or swim: Can the Spanish Armada Triumph in Russia?

The Glory years 2008-2012 As Fernando Torres dinked an advancing Jens Lehmann to end a much awaited 44-year long trophy drought in an eventual 1-0 victory against Germany in the Euro 2008 final; the 14.6 million Spanish viewers across the globe welcomed the birth of a dynasty. Inarguably, Spanish supremacy had

5 World Cup Group Stage Matches to Look Forward To

The domestic campaigns around Europe are set to come to a close later this month, which means it’s officially time to start getting excited about the upcoming World Cup. The world’s biggest football tournament will go down in Russia starting in mid-June, and each of the 32 teams involved is

U-17 World Cup Final Preview.

A wounded lion is said to be more ferocious. However, the lion does not attack the person who inflicted the wound. Time to rewind the clock to where it all began. The u-17 Euros has five spots for qualification to the u-17 World Cup. However, the qualification part did not

U-17 World Cup:Turning Prodigy to Legacy

The model of football is witness to a tremendous change. Gone are those days when the colossal hype and fan craze were only for the European elites. With the dawn of the new age, football has become a medium to expand and explore new nations. It has become a new

Spain’s Shot At Renaissance

A Second exclusive by EADF writer Kabir Ali. The long road to recovery. Of the things that are the hardest to achieve in football, few come close to having to get back on your perch once someone comes along and knocks you off. And for Spain, it doesn’t make it any easier

Sound General Quarters

The essence of football can be felt from every league showcasing its diversity. Friday, 18th August 2017 marks the start of one of the most creative and tactically astute leagues in the world.. The Spanish League or La Liga as they call it. The men plying their trade in Spain

Dani Ceballos: Should he get more of a chance?

Jesús Vallejo, Marcos Llorente, Dani Ceballos and Marco Asensio celebrating Spain U-21 win   Written by Aswin Priyadarshan Spain renowned for producing world class talents has seen a flurry of talents being brought to the forefront in the last decade, some have hit the headlines

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