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Robben, Sneijder and van Persie – Netherlands’ iconic modern trio and their larger influence

Robben, Sneijder and van Persie - Netherlands' iconic modern trio and their larger influence

Written by Ninad Barbadkar Every sport is influenced by the methods and style of play of a certain country. These countries are usually titans of the sport and influence the game both on and off the pitch. In a larger sense, these countries impact the very philosophy and mindset with which

Big bomb outs and glorious promotions in the Championship

The Championship is known as one of the most competitive leagues in the English Football League. Whilst being promoted from League One can be glorious, the step up in quality is huge, making it difficult for newly-promoted clubs to adjust and stay up. A lot of teams have bounced back

Iconic Match Reviews: Barcelona vs Manchester United, Champions League Final, 2011

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When referee Massimo Busacca blew the final whistle on the 27th of May, 2009 in the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, the Reds knew they were comprehensively outdone. The scoreline was 2-0 and a 170 cm tall magician had just scored a header to seal the victory. Two years later, this

Where Virgil van Dijk first made a real impression

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What a couple of seasons it’s been for Virgil van Dijk. The colossal center-back has been outstanding for Liverpool ever since his arrival from Southampton in January 2018 and, along with Alisson, is the main reason why the Reds have become a formidable defensive unit over the past year. Van

The feint that changed everything – Manchester City, Aguero and that Goal

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Written by Ayushnav Sarker Background In the complex and often murky world of financial markets, there are what is called ‘Black Swan’ events every few years. Events that change the relationship of the market with its participants, and drag the rest of the economy with them too. Right from the time of

Arsène Wenger’s Invincibles – One of the greatest stories in the Premier League era

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Written by Varun Shah Played 38, won 26, drawn 12, lost exactly none. Words that will echo in the ears of Arsenal fans for years to come. Arsenal’s last Premier League triumph is easily their most memorable and arguably the greatest achievement of the Premier League era. This league is one

The partnership we couldn’t get enough of – Roberto Carlos y Zinedine Zidane

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Written by Sayan Chatterjee Football at it’s purest is an art form - It parallels life in more ways than one. Mere professionalism would make it dull and judging an art form with only glories would not be fair. The 'Los Galacticos‘ project fulfilled an unspoken dream of most football fans

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