Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Beautiful football defending Cafu Nesta Terry Rio

Bel Calcio

beau·ti·ful ˈbyo͞odəfəl/ adjective adjective: beautiful pleasing the senses or mind aesthetically. Beautiful football Equated to mean attacking football by many - if not most - is one of the phrases on which football...
Greatest defensive midfielders

Ranked: Europe’s Top 25 Defensive Midfielders

B90M's Rating Index for Defensive Midfielders (DMRI) We go from evaluating the players who start fires going forward to the ones paid to put them out....
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....
Midfield legends Xavi and Pirlo

Ranked: European football’s 25 best Central Midfielders

B90M's Rating Index for Central Midfielders (CMRI) Now is the time for the midfield engines. Where will Andres Iniesta, Paul Pogba, Arturo Vidal, Ivan Rakitic, Jordan...

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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...

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Middlesbrough relegated from Premier League following Chelsea loss

It's one and done for Middlesbrough in the English Premier League after the Riverside club were relegated from the top flight thanks to a 3-0...