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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

Krzysztof Piątek – The Polish Trailblazer Setting Serie A Alight

If Krzysztof Piątek’s story was pitched to Hollywood executives, they would turn their noses up at this notion and fling the script onto the pile of monotonous ideas for sports films at their disposal. However, the Pole’s blockbuster start to life at Genoa is anything but predictable. From plying his

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

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,

Michael Ballack — Perennially Second

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 Feature Image vector designed by sologfx on Deviantart | Michael Ballack has won 4 Bundesliga titles, 3 German Cups, a Premier League title and 3 FA Cups. That is a collection which describes an illustrious career, yet Ballack’s legacy will read that he could and should have been so much more.

César Azpilicueta — Forever in Harmony

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  For all the chaos that Chelsea Football Club go through year in and year out, there is only one thing that all supporters can be certain about — Dave is going to be Dave, swinging in perfect crosses and putting in crucial tackles, week-in-week-out as he gets moved across all

Lautaro Martínez: Inter’s New Raging Bull

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Lautaro Martinez feature Image designed by AS Argentina - Diario AS Inter Milan’s ties with Argentine strikers are nothing short of inseverable. From Diego Milito’s masterful brace to sweep aside Bayern Munich in the 2009-10 Champions League final to current skipper Mauro Icardi notching up the highest goal tally (29) in a

Players Who Could Replicate Mo Salah’s Phenomenal 17/18 Season

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Mohamed Salah’s incredible first season at Liverpool rocked the Premier League. He came back a completely different player to the explosive yet erratic and inconsistent winger that left Chelsea for Fiorentina in 2015 having hardly featured for the blues. While nobody could have predicted his record-breaking 32 Premier League goals

Jorginho: A Regista On A Rainy English Afternoon

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  ALONG with the arrival of new chief tactician Maurizio Sarri at West London, one of his more extraordinary pupils, Jorginho has brought an enticingly unique brand of football to England. It's not even been 2 months and Jorginho is already enhancing his reputation as one of the best passers in

Luka Modric: Dancing With The Devils From Zadar to Madrid.

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  "30th August 2018, MONACO — Croatia captain Luka Modric has been voted the best player in Europe last season, edging former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah for the UEFA award" A usual smile was painted on the Cruyffesque face as he stood with the award in

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