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Author Archives: Amadi Tidiane

About Amadi Tidiane

Senegalese-American journalism student and scholar of political science and international relations. Strong passion for writing about and playing the beautiful game. Bilingual. Recovering Drogbaholic. Licensed youth coach. I call it football, fútbol and soccer.

FIFA announce date for 2022 World Cup Final

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FIFA has disclosed that the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Winter, with the Final coming on December 18, which is also Qatar National Day. The reasoning for such an unprecedented move from the traditional Summer schedule to a Winter … Continue reading

Unsavory racist incidents plaguing European soccer demand strict response

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European soccer has a distasteful history of racism from inappropriate comments by high-profile officials, to public displays by fans, to on-field altercations between players.  Perhaps more glaring than the incidents themselves is how they no longer seem shocking.  A front … Continue reading

FA’s threat of punishing Diego Costa reeks of inconsistency and bias

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In response to The FA retrospectively charging Diego Costa for violent conduct from the Chelsea-Liverpool League Cup semi-final on Tuesday, Costa has decided to contest the decision with the full backing of Chelsea Football Club. The charge is a result of the perceived … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 17

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of Gameweek 17 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Pantilimon – [Sunderland] – … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 16

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend of gameweek 16 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper De Gea – [Manchester … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 15

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during the weekend Gameweek 15 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Alnwick – [Newcastle United] – … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Week – Gameweek 12

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 12 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend:   Goalkeeper Fabianski – [Swansea City] – Lukasz … Continue reading

English Premier League Team Of The Week – Gameweek 11

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Matchweek 11 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Guzan – [Aston Villa] – Brad Guzan … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend, Gameweek 10

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 10 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper Fabianski – [Swansea City] - Lukasz Fabianksi put … Continue reading

Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 9

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Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 9 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper: Adrian – [West Ham United] – Adrian … Continue reading

Top 10 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Soccer

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Instagram is one of the hottest social mediums for soccer, whether you’re a footballer, brand or supporter. If you’re a soccer fan, here are our top 10 Instagram accounts to follow:   1). Soccer Bible [@soccerbible]: Featuring all the “latest in … Continue reading

Premier League and UEFA Eye Expansion to United States, Says Report

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US soccer fans may be in for an unprecedented treat. According to reports in the Daily Mail newspaper tonight, Premier League matches and pre-season UEFA competitions could soon be headed to the United States as officials look to expand the sport globally and … Continue reading

Chelsea vs. Swansea City Preview; Battle For Top Of The Table

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In a battle of the top two Premier League sides, and the only two to not yet lose a match this season, Swansea City travel to West London to take on Chelsea. Both clubs have looked impressive in their early … Continue reading

Signing Of Loic Remy Could Prove To Be A Shrewd Move For Chelsea

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When the news broke that Chelsea were sanctioning the departure on loan of their £50m flop Fernando Torres, the rumors had already begun to swirl about who they would look to sign to replace him.  In his three seasons at … Continue reading

Breakdown Of Chelsea’s Summer Transfer Season

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Chelsea finished third last season behind runners-up Liverpool and Champions Manchester City, in a season during which the Blues often seemed less than capable of beating opponents they should have. Chelsea manager José Mourinho dubbed the squad “a little horse” … Continue reading

Everton vs Chelsea Predicted Lineups

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José Mourinho’s Chelsea travel to Merseyside to face Roberto Martinez’s Everton in Saturday’s English Premier League marquee matchup.  Everton finished the 2013-14 season in fifth place, just two places behind Chelsea.  Sharing the points from these fixtures last season, the … Continue reading

Liverpool Considers Move For Mario Balotelli On Loan or Permanent Deal, Says Report

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Fresh rumors of Liverpool’s interest in signing Mario Balotelli heightened tonight after credible reports emerged from the UK and Italy. Ever since the departure of Luis Suarez, Liverpool’s transfer dealings have been numerous and varied. Early dealings in the window … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for Burnley vs Chelsea

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In a match of David against Goliath, newly promoted Burnley kick off their Premier League campaign against last year’s third place finishers, Chelsea. The heavy match and title betting favourites Blues travel to Turf Moor, and will be expected to … Continue reading