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Analyzing The 10th Edition of The AFF Suzuki Cup

The 10th edition of the biennial AFF Suzuki Cup has come to a close and the tournament delivered a final to remember. To say that the tussle between Malaysia and Thailand delivered thrills, spills and no little entertainment would be quite the understatement. A keenly contested final swung from one extreme […]

Antoine Griezmann Shines During Volatile Match At The New San Mames

Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick and propelled Diego Simeone’s side to a 4-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao during a volatile match at the new San Mames on Sunday. Those who witnessed the La Liga contest will testify that it was one of the more compelling, hard-fought games […]

AFF Suzuki Cup – The Other Side of the Soccer World

The Premier League’s December program is starting to click into full gear and plenty of eyes in South East Asia will be looking on the games with the usual fanatical interest. Football is huge in South East Asia, from Vietnam to Indonesia the appetite for the game is insatiable. Walk […]

Everton Manager Roberto Martinez Wary of Improving QPR

Roberto Martinez thinks timing is not in Everton's favour ahead of Monday's Premier League clash with QPR. Rangers have won two of their last three games, beating fellow strugglers Leicester and Burnley to climb out of the relegation zone. QPR's leading scorer Charlie Austin is suspended following his dismissal against […]

The Only Thing Slowing Real Madrid Down Is The International Break

The only thing preventing Real Madrid from completely running away with La Liga is the fact that Carlo Ancelotti’s side stumbled out of the starting blocks; losing to Real Sociedad and Atletico Madrid during the opening weeks of the Spanish campaign. Since their loss in the Madrid derby on September 13th, […]

Adnan Januzaj Experiencing Growing Pains At Manchester United

Adnan Januzaj burst on the Premier League scene last season under former Manchester United manager David Moyes. The attacking midfielder was initially signed by Sir Alex Ferguson from Anderlecht in March 2011 and was eventually called up to United’s senior squad towards the end of the 2012-13 league campaign. Januzaj remained an […]

Robin Van Persie Seen Having A Kickabout On The Streets Of Manchester [VIDEO]

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie was spotted having a kickabout on the streets of Manchester. The Holland international was seen just off Potato Wharf – which is five minutes away from central Manchester – for what has been reported as the filming of a freestyle football program. But according to the […]

Jamie Carragher Suggests Leaving Mario Balotelli Out Against Real Madrid [VIDEO]

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has suggested that Brendan Rodgers leave striker Mario Balotelli out of his starting eleven in order to give his side the best chance of beating Real Madrid on Wednesday. Speaking on Sky Sports: Monday Night Football, Carragher urged the Liverpool boss to drop the Italian international […]

Newcastle United Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez Runs Marathon Despite Battling Cancer

In September, the public was made aware of Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez’s battle with testicular cancer after the player thanked fans via his Twitter account and during an interview with Argentinian television. At the time, the 31-year-old confirmed that he had been receiving chemotherapy in Argentina and tweeted his appreciation for […]

Papiss Cisse’s Performances Have Granted Alan Pardew A Stay Of Execution

Over the past few weeks, it appeared Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was a dead-man walking. A large section of the club’s supporters, – who were fed up with a year’s worth of dismal performances – had focused their attention on the Magpies’ fourth-year manager. Protests were organized and signs […]

Barcelona Set Up For Domestic Success And Champions League Failure

Last May, when Luis Enrique was appointed manager of Barcelona, the 44-year-old inherited a group of players that hadn’t lived up to the lofty expectations of previous Barcelona sides. Former coach “Tata” Martino played a role in the Catalan club’s domestic and European decline last season. The Argentinian’s tactics and man-management […]

Analyzing Adidas’ Steady Decline In North America

When thinking of the two main companies for sports, whether it may be footwear or kits, the names that immediately come to everyone’s mouths are Nike and Adidas. A good example of this is two of the biggest football/soccer clubs in Europe, Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Madrid is sponsored […]

Russian Football Union Investigating Claims Of Racial Abuse Against Brazilian Forward Hulk

Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has informed the Russian Football Union of racial abuse directed towards him by Spartak Moscow fans during a Russian Premier League match this past weekend. The Russian Football Union is now investigating the incidents and will likely explain what action it will be take within […]

Toni Kroos Settles Into ‘Xabi Alonso’ Role And Real Madrid Are Flourishing

Real Madrid were facing questions from fans and the media after the club stumbled at the start of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had lost the Spanish Supercopa to city rivals, Atletico Madrid. Shortly thereafter the club dropped a league match to Real Sociedad, a contest which saw Real storm out of […]

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