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Pep Guardiola – The Conductor

A detailed look into Pep Guardiola’s journey from a footballer to a genius manager empowering every team that was fortunate enough to be managed by him. It is difficult to quantify force. Sure, Mass times Acceleration, I know, I have received schooling (if not an education). But what about the force

SOUTHAMPTON 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 1 : Romelu Lukaku strikes again but United fans ignore pleas to stop singing offensive song

Romelu Lukaku scored his sixth Premier League goal of the season to give Manchester United a hard-fought victory at Southampton. Lukaku broke the deadlock on 20 minutes, converting the rebound after Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster parried his header from Ashley Young’s cross. The result maintains United’s unbeaten start to their league campaign,

THE RETURN OF THE INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE

An exclusive preview of the HERO Indian Super League by EADF Guest writer Ajay Franklin Skimmer. The HERO Indian Super League, India’s most popular football league is back for its fourth edition this 2017 and it is ready to provide some scintillating football action for the Indian fans. The introduction

Charly of House Musonda – First of his Kind

The day Charly Musonda shed a tear. There was an air of inevitability in Chelsea’s League cup opener against Forest last night. The Champions looked the part and completed a routine victory against a team, that had narrowly escaped relegation to League One in May. Antonio Conte, opted for Antonio Rudiger, Andreas

Liverpool 1-1 Burnley – Review

Liverpool’s frustrating week continued as Burnley battled hard for a well-deserved 1-1 draw at Anfield on Saturday despite the return of Philippe Coutinho to the starting XI. Sean Dyche’s side took the lead against the run of play in the 27th minute through Scott Arfield but the hosts responded three minutes

The very best of Chelsea vs Arsenal

Chelsea and Arsenal have produced some riveting games against each other in the Premier league era. Let us have a look at five of the best games these two London rivals have played against each other – Chelsea 6-0 Arsenal (March 22nd 2014) Referee sends off Gibbs wrongly for mistaken identity despite

Bengaluru FC hold April 25 SC to a goalless draw to set up inter-zone final tie with Istiklol

North Korea : Bengaluru Football Club will be delighted with their result earlier today which resulted in them qualifying to the Inter-zone final of the AFC Cup. They won 3-0 on aggregate. Bengaluru CF headed into today’s match with a 3-0 first leg advantage and their solid performance today ensured that

Champions League Matchday 1 Preview

Rafael Hernández‏ @RafaelH117 44m44 minutes ago Dembélé gets his first start as a Barça player. Messi had his breakthrough match vs Juventus, will it be the same for him? Paul Pogba’s first CL game for @ManUtd. Played one Europa League game (v Athletic Bilbao) prior to return. Ashley Young started then

Manchester City 5 – 0 Liverpool

MANCHESTER CITY demolished Liverpool at the Etihad after Sadio Mane was controversially sent off. It might be suggesting a little too much to argue this was the day that Manchester City’s title challenge fully ignited. After all, they were aided considerably by an awful error of judgement from Sadio Mane, whose

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The plethora of options in the South American continent gives them access to five spots of qualification. Automatically, the first four qualify. Consequently, the team sitting fifth plays a qualification playoff. The World Cup is round the corner, and the qualification spots are fairly booked. The winners of the group

LEICESTER CITY VS CHELSEA PREVIEW

The 2015-16 Champions host the 2016-17 Champions The Blues travel to Leicester this weekend, in an attempt to build on their run from before the international break. The first break of the year came at the wrong time for Chelsea. The Blues had begun to show glimpses of last year’s championship

Top U-20 talents to watch out for in the Premier League

A third exclusive by Anirudh Srinivasan Renato Sanches Renato Sanches will look to redeem himself in the Premier League this season In what can be considered as one of the biggest coups of the summer, Swansea City managed to pull off the signing of the 20-year old Golden Boy winner. Little more

The Case for the Defensive Midfielder

The importance of the Defensive Midfielder in football today. In theory, football is (should be) a simple game. Eleven players attempting to put the ball in a net, in the process moving it among themselves and keeping it away from the grasp of the opposing team. In practice though, the

As the Dust Settles

The transfer window saga has ended. As the dust settles, the squads have been finalized. Even if the managers have got the desired results, or not, they have to cope with these players only. Let us examine the signings and how the teams have performed in this crazy transfer window. ENGLISH

Liverpool and Chelsea to lock horns over Solanke Transfer fee at Tribunal.

Liverpool’s capture of Oxlade Chamberlain from under Chelsea’s noses will make the upcoming tribunal to decide the transfer fee to be paid by Liverpool to Chelsea for Dominic Solanke a very tense affair. Chelsea cannot be very pleased by the manner in which they missed out on Oxlade- Chamberlain after an

The Arsenal Monthly: August

Its been a gloomy month for Arsenal. From transfers to on field performances to a shattered dressing room without any leaders, Arsenal are in crisis. There were 3 matches played this month vs Leicester, Stoke and Liverpool. Arsenal won 1 and lost 2. Now, they are languishing in 16th place.

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