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What Does The Dream Of Total Football Mean Today?

Yesterday, I looked at the expectations we often place on international football. This got me thinking about the Dutch and their legendary Total Football era in the 70s. What does this mean to us today? Does Cruyff’s legacy still influence world football? What do we want from our football? The […]

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Football’s. Transfer. System. Is. Flawed.

Isn’t it amazing how long it takes Fifa to put put five words together and then act upon them. Football’s transfer system is flawed and everybody knows it, so why is it only now that constructive action is being taken? The biggest problem faced by the current system is the […]

England’s One Cap Wonders

There are 347 players involved against 43 countries in a club that no one wants to be a part of. It’s the pinnacle of any player’s career but to be branded in such a club is seen as laughable rather than admirable. 52 goals have been scored between them, with […]

Arsenal Fail To Find A Way At Home

Gooners and Nike execs are already familiar with the Cesc Fabregas Show.  Tonight at the Emirates, it was the Cristiano Ronaldo Experience. Though Ji-sung Park started off the scoring for Manchester United on a Kieran Gibbs mistake, it was Ronaldo who sealed the deal for the Red Devils on a […]

Platini’s plans and other pipe dreams

The proposed restructuring of the Champions League, which emerged from UEFA’s strategy council on Monday and will probably be approved by the executive committee later this month, has been perceived as a significant setback for Michel Platini, the man elected as UEFA president in January. Platini campaigned for the presidency […]

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