Cup semi-final

Five reasons why Tottenham capitulated to a 4-2 FA Cup semi-final defeat against Chelsea

The FA Cup is a football competition that still commands plenty of respect in England. On Saturday, 86,355 persons, packed into the Wembley Stadium to watch Chelsea do battle against Tottenham Hotspur in the first FA Cup semi-final fixture. The game started in exhilarating fashion, with both teams giving a go at each other. It […]

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naby keita

Naby Keita – RB Leipzig’s unsung midfield hero

When any football discussion is centered on defensive midfielders, the name N’Golo Kante usually comes up. But there’s actually a defensive midfielder who has performed better than Kante in Europe. His name is Naby Keita and he’s RB Leipzig’s live wire in midfield. In 2012, a relatively unknown young Naby Keita made the 6000-kilometer trip […]

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pfa team of the year

Five misfits in PFA Team of the Year

We understand the PFA Team of the Year is being determined by players, and accept that there’s absolutely nothing we the fans can do to change that. However, we can’t help but imagine what some of these guys were thinking while casting their votes.  The FA, Thursday, made public the best XI players in the […]

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What realities awaits RB Leipzig in the Champions League next season?

RasenBallsport Leipzig will play in the UEFA Champions League next season! In 2013, they were hanging on in the fourth tier of German football, next season they will play among Europe’s elites. They might not win the Bundesliga this season, but they’ll sure have something big to celebrate when the season ends. However, some stark […]

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Champions League Quarter-Final Roundup

Champions League Quarter-Final Roundup: Leicester’s Run comes to an End

Leicester City’s fairytale came to an end on Tuesday night when they played host to Spanish giants Atletico Madrid. It wasn’t a particularly exciting tie, but it provided a decent viewing nonetheless.The Foxes began the game on the front foot with Atletico looking to defend their one-goal advantage from the first leg.Saul Niguez diminished Leicester’s […]

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Bayern's loss to Real Madrid

Six moments that defined Bayern’s loss to Real Madrid

Bayern Munich crashed like a house of cards against Real Madrid in their second leg quarter-final clash of the Champions League. Despite their dominant display in the encounter, the Bavarians controversially succumbed to a 4-2 loss (6-3 on aggregate) thus ending their five-year streak to the semi-final. For Real, it was another sweet sail to […]

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Chris wood

Chris Wood: The deadliest striker in all of England’s top divisions

If you followed the English game back in the late eighties up to the early nineties, then you should remember well-decorated goalkeeper, Chris Woods, who won over 12 titles at club level. He played 43 times for the Three Lions, making a staggering 603 appearances for eight clubs of which six were English. He was […]

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Arsene Wenger - Arsenal Manager celebrates winning the league

Why Arsenal should stick to Arsene Wenger

​There’s been bountiful talk regarding the future of Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger. Whilst many foresee the 67-year-old walking away from the Emirates at the end of the season, the extremely intricate Frenchman has opted to keep his cards close to his chest. But will it be a good move for the gaffer to quit? Or […]

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La Liga matchday 32 roundup

La Liga Matchday 32 Roundup: Barcelona Secure Slender Victory

Barcelona welcomed Real Sociedad to the Nou Camp in what turned out to be a close encounter for the Blaugrana.Barca’s mini-crisis continued despite securing a win on Saturday as Sociedad put up an excellent performance deserving of at least a point.Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the 17th-minute before notching another goal 20 minutes later.Samuel […]

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premier league matchday 33 roundup

Premier League Matchday 33 Roundup: Chelsea’s Gap Cut Short by United

Chelsea travelled to Old Trafford with high expectations only to be met with a massive dose of disappointment as Jose Mourinho’s tactical brilliance led Manchester United to a 2-0 victory over the league leaders.Chelsea failed to muster up any goalscoring opportunities as United utilised a man marking system which prevented Chelsea’s creative players from having […]

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