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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

Jürgen Klopp: The Man Steadying The Ship at Anfield

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Liverpool was the club to watch out for during the 70s and 80s when legends Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley led the club to 11 League titles and seven European trophies. However, to the dismay of the supporters, the club was unable to find a figure who could lead the

Inter Season Preview: Can Spalletti Galvanize The Nerazzurri?

Inter finished the 2017-18 campaign in dramatic fashion; Matias Vecino’s late header against Lazio sealed their place in the 2018-19 Champions League at the expense of their opponents, rounding off a promising first season under Luciano Spalletti. There's been a renewed sense of optimism around the club in the summer

Is Mourinho Trying to Recreate His Pragmatic Approach From The Inter Days at United?

Written by Supermanunited Manchester United have had a decent pre-season in the United States by drawing their first two games, winning the International Champions Cup opener against AC Milan on a long-lasting penalty shoot-out and being humbled by Liverpool last night. The tour has given fans some positives and an insight

Profiling a Modern Manager- Julian Nagelsmann

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“Football is 30% tactics and 70% social competence.” Born on the 23rd of July 1987, Julian Nagelsmann had a dream that every football fan once had in their lifetime; playing football at the highest level. Nagelsmann had represented 1860 Munich and Augsburg at the youth level, playing in the centre

Arsene Wenger – Lights Will Guide You Home

He did not seem at ease accepting a bespoke gong from his erstwhile nemesis. Nor was he comfortable in receiving kindness and what seemed like genuine ‘respect’ from Jose. There was more than a hint of hesitancy in his smile and it took addition countenance from Sir Alex for him

Jose Mourinho:The Devil is in the Detail.

Football, since its inception, has witnessed drastic changes. The primitive football where players had one job of running the length of the field, charging for the ball, was left ages ago. Continuing on Darwin’s Theory, the game changes, if not, then it is decided on the sheet itself. Formations tend

VfL Wolfsburg 08/09 : The Felix Factor.

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The 2008-09 season had a surprise in store for Bundesliga watchers. VfL Wolfsburg were managed by Felix Magath, a manager who knew his ways around the Bundesliga. Yet, no one imagined them to build on their previous 5th place finish to become Champions of Germany. How did Felix Magath manage

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

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