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Top three reasons for Luis Suarez poor form

An astute finisher of great repute, Luis Suarez talent is never a subject of debate. Nevertheless, a new season and a new manager at Barcelona has brought different fortunes for the Uruguayan; one he simply doesn’t relish. Here’s a look at what’s happening to the Barca number 9, and the reasons why. If there was […]

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Gareth Bale: A look at the downward spiral of his career

When he burst into the limelight in 2011, many looked forward to when the Welsh wing wizard would win the Ballon D’or. Six years later, still living under the enormous shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale is no where near attaining the heights predicted by pundits in 2011-12. Without a doubt, Gareth Bale is one […]

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Does Victor Moses deserve to be named African footballer of the year?

Last week, the nominees for the African footballer of the year award were released. Evident on the list was the name of Chelsea right-wingback, Victor Moses. After a stellar 2016-17 season, has Moses done enough for his teams to plunder an individual award? Of the 30-man shortlist by CAF for the Africa footballer of the […]

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Atletico Madrid’s Predicament Continue to Rise

Over the past four seasons, they’ve been too strong for most of their opponents both in the Spanish elite division and in the Champions League. This season, however, the story is a lot different as Diego Simeone’s men. Atletico Madrid is struggling helplessly. After a stellar run to two Champions League finals in three years; […]

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La Liga: Who Is At Fault For Real Madrid’s Poor Start?

This crazy weekend, Real Madrid left a superabundance of football betting punters red-faced when they lost to Girona in La Liga. The cracks are becoming pronounced for Los Blancos and it’s time to play the blame game. Before we go any further, let’s put Real Madrid problems into perspective. La Liga defending Champions are faltering […]

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Claude Puel Must Ring The Changes At Leicester City

For Leicester City vice-chairman, Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, the signing of Claude Puel was a breath of fresh air; he hailed Puel as the “perfect fit”. Regardless, Claude Puel must ring the changes to engender success. Else. Looking for a manager who warms up to the fans and has them singing his name? Look away from Claude […]

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West Ham United Must Build on Defeat of Spurs

Slaven Bilic was given two games to save his job at West Ham; the first being a Carabao Cup fourth-round tie against an in-form Tottenham. Deservedly, the Hammers claimed a hard-fought 3-2 victory at Wembley. This must go on for West Ham. Slaven Bilic must’ve felt the noose tightening around his job in the first […]

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Michy Batshuayi Proving He Deserves More Playing Time At Chelsea

There’s something about Michy Batshuayi that endears him to everyone. He doesn’t seem too worked up about playing second fiddle to anyone – cool, calm and ever so friendly, Michy doesn’t sulk when he’s made to sit out games; he just waits for his chance and boy, he takes them. If there’s any player who […]

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A Look At Leonardo Bonucci Inexplicable Dip In Form

One of the shock transfers from last summer was that of Leonardo Bonucci to AC Milan from Juventus. An astute no-nonsense centre-half, many believe Milan has made a big steal. However, few months into his career at the San Siro it looks like AC Milan had made a bad investment. For the past six Serie […]

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Slavan Bilic

Who Gets Fired First? Ronald Koeman or Slavan Bilic?

West Ham and Everton are two modest Premier League clubs having a troubled start to the 2017-18 season. The blame falls on the doorstep of their managers – Slaven Bilic and Ronald Koeman. Which of the two first becomes unemployed? No one would blame the board of directors at either of West Ham or Everton […]

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