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Kepa Arrizabalaga – From Bilbao To The Bridge

WHEN World Cup Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois went AWOL from training, hell-bent on securing a move to Real Madrid after the showpiece event in Russia this summer, the Chelsea board wanted an ideal replacement before they could sell the Belgian. With only three days to go before the transfer

Baichung Bhutia – The Man Who Revolutionised Indian Football In The 21st Century

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The Beautiful Game – A reoccurring exclusive where fans talk about their fondest/most unforgettable memories relating to football. Today, EADF writer Sivan John recollects his first memory of India's original football superstar Baichung Bhutia and traces his glittering career. In his book Barefoot to Boots, renowned journalist and commentator Novy Kapadia mentioned

Xavi – What Made The Barca Metronome So Unique?

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  Edited by Srinivas Sadhanand  This article was first published on Quora  Xavi’s greatness is well documented Amongst few he’s resented Amongst many he’s respected His departure could have been extended The board’s antics could have been prevented A lack of his successor has left the fans disoriented He wasn't the Jack of all trades He was the master of

A Detailed Look Into The Recent Loopholes In Real Madrid’s Attacking Phases

A series of four winless matches in conjunction with an abysmally low chance creation stat have clearly blown up the air around this present Real Madrid side under Julen Lopetegui. General attacking stagnancy against low block teams and their inability to break them down despite possessing some excellent players has

Premier League Recap: 1st September – 7th October

The international break is over! What many football fans see as a nuisance during domestic seasons, due to its disruptive nature and risk of injury to players is now behind us and we can once again relish the best that the Premier League has to offer. A break from club

Why Manchester United Should Part Ways With Jose Mourinho

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The international break is on and frankly, excluding some interesting games, it is a tad tedious for most of us and I think we can consensually agree with that. But let us not forget Manchester United and the mess they are in right now. Languishing in 8th in the Premier

Arthur Melo – The Solution to Barcelona’s Identity Crisis?

Feature Image Designed by MhmdAo 6th June 2015 - The day we all saw arguably one of the finest Spanish footballers of our generation, Xavi Hernandez play his final competitive game for Barcelona. It was the Champions League final. In the 78th minute, when the score was 2-1 in favour of the Catalan club,

GW9: Optimising Your Wildcard, Differentials and Players To Avoid.

Leads are getting bigger in the mini-leagues and playing catchup is getting ever so hard. After consulting a few FPL players in our private league, we decided to approach this gameweek in a slightly different manner. With a quarter of the season almost done, it is our opinion that using

Never Too Late To Have Fun – Maurizio Sarri’s Journey To The Top

  Maurizio Sarri writes really well. He can almost always be seen scribbling away on his pad, writing notes, mostly when he's not chewing cigarette filters on the touchline. His slanted, well-spaced writing comes from his years of experience working in finance after failing as a professional footballer. He loved art

Liverpool vs Manchester City: Match Preview

City look to break Anfield hoodoo Competition: Premier League, Matchday 8, Venue: Anfield Referee: Martin Atkinson Timings: Sunday, 7th October 2018, 4:30 PM BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 11:30 AM EST, 8.30AM PT (USA), 9 PM IST (India), Telecast: Star Sports Select 1 The Premier League serves up an early season title six-pointer right before the international break

Alavés vs Real Madrid : Match Preview, Team News, Predicted Line ups

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Competition: La Liga, Matchday 8 Venue: Estadio de Mendizorroza Referee: Santiago Jaime Latre Timings: Saturday, 6th October, 2018, 5:30PM CET (Madrid), 5:30PM BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 12:30PM EST, 9.30AM PT (USA), 10 pm IST (India) Real Madrid enter the weekend clash against Deportivo Alavés after a disappointing game in midweek, losing to CSKA Moscow

A Schematic Representation of Real Madrid’s Problems Under Julen Lopetegui

After a trophy-laden era under the mystical Zinedine Zidane and with the superhuman Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid have transcended into a new era under the leadership of Julen Lopetegui,  who looks to manufacture a new Real Madrid in his image. So far the eye test has been clearly good with

The Impact of Nutrition and Medical Intervention In Modern Football

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Football is a sport defined by enthralling moments of spontaneous magic. But beyond the cloak of stellar play and drama, lies extensive and thorough preparation. Football at the highest level is as much a game in the head as with the feet. Hours of training, gym work, video analysis, simulated

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