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Llemar Nicholson

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Realist with an affinity for the Azzurri Blue and Red Devil Red.
Radamel Falcao and Edinson Cavanai strikers

2017: A French Renaissance

Ligue 1 often serves as a springboard for talented footballers to secure a move to the top four European leagues. We are seeing the...
Pogba and Zlatan

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

There’s a narrative making rounds which is dangerous for the simple fact that it essentially shifts the blame to mystical creatures that must not...
Thiago Alcantara of Bayern Munich best defensive midfielder

Weak

February 15, 2012 AC Milan 4 Arsenal 0 February 15, 2017 Bayern Munich 5 Arsenal 1 Five years’ difference, same old Arsenal A battle is won by...
Iniesta Barcelona weak midfield

Inivitable

Deconstructing the under-performance of the Barcelona team this season is one of the intriguing teachable moments in recent football history. The answer is widely...
Federer lifts Australian Open trophy

Vintage FedEx

Sometimes events in a particular sport transcend the very boundaries of that sport so that it may be appreciated by just about anyone. The climax...
Bravo flop goalkeepervideo

How could City be so Hart-less?

The woes of a team can never be down to a single player; but whilst we like to think each position is equally valuable, there...
Cold Rainy night in Stoke

A Cold, Rainy Night in Stoke

So perpetrated and ingrained has been the cliché that the word Stoke has become a sort of synonym for long balls and negative football....

Citizen Kane

Chelsea have Diego Costa, Arsenal have Alexis Sanchez, Man United have Zlatan, Man City have Sergio Agüero, Liverpool have their collective goal scoring juggernaut...

Caen you believe it?

This is a Christmas story; a story of a difference maker who came bearing defensive gifts. He’s not a goalscorer nor is he a...

The Ballon d’Or: An MVP award

Congratulations to Cristiano Ronaldo on winning his fourth Ballon d’Or award on December 12th. Whether you agree or not, it is a fantastic achievement...

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Messi and Ronaldinho Barcelona dribbling

ARI – Dazzling Dribblers (and the most fouled)

Dribbling has to factor into the Attacker Rating Index (ARI). A difference making dribbler can be invaluable to a team. Of course, there has to...

SRI – Shooting Stars

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Is Felipe Anderson the Key?

Depending on who you're willing to lay your chips with Felipe Anderson could soon become the latest big money acquisition at Manchester United under...
Lucien Favre coach of Nice during the Ligue 1 match between AS Nancy-Lorraine and OGC Nice at Stade Marcel Picot on September 25, 2016 in Nancy, France.

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