Monthly Archives: January 2016

Euro 2016: 5 Young Stars to watch out for

Arkadiusz Milik The youngster has become a potent force up front for Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam, having contributed eight goals and seven assists to their cause in the Eredivisie so far as they attempt to win the league this term. The 21-year-old has carved himself a regular first team spot in the Poland national team and his partnership with Bayern ...

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6 Euro 2016 group fixtures to look out for

France vs Romania (Group A) The game between the hosts and Romania on 10th June at the Stade de France will kick-off the 15th edition of the European Championship. France have been underperforming at the highest stages for quite some time and the opening fixture will give them the chance to show their credentials to the rest of the field. ...

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Most impressive Bayern Munich records over the last decade

The reigning German champions Bayern Munich are going through one of the best years of their existence. They have been dominating the Bundesliga like no team have done in the past and are on course to collect their fourth successive league title, having built up a substantial eight-point gap over second-placed Borussia Dortmund at the halfway stage of the season. ...

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5 Stars names in danger of missing Euro 2016

2016 is the year of the European Championship and the teams as well as groups for the tournament have long been decided. What remains to be seen is who the managers take as part of their sides to France. Here is a list of players who may miss the bus to France for various reasons. Andrea Pirlo The elegant midfielder ...

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Top 5 youngest debutants across top 5 European leagues

Mathew Briggs, who started his career at Fulham of the Premier League, and now plays as a full-back at Colchester United in the third division of the English league, remains the youngest Premier League debutant when he replaced Moritz Volz after 77 minutes in a fixture against Middlesbrough in May 2007 in what was a 3-1 defeat for the Londoners. ...

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Mesut Ozil assist records and all 2015-16 assists [Video]

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has been an absolute assist monster this season. He has already set-up 16 Premier League goals for his team-mates from just 23 games, while he has also found the back of the net five time across all competitions this season. The World Cup winner is on course to break Thierry Henry’s record of most assists in ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 contenders – Belgium

Belgium national team is brimming with a lot of quality players. They are blessed with exceptionally talented players across all areas of the pitch. Chelsea number 1 Thibaut Courtois will be keeping the goal, while ahead of him there are exceptional defenders in Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany, Barcelona’s Thomas Vermaelen, Tottenham Hotspur’s summer signing Toby Alderweireld and his team-mate ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 contenders – Portugal

Portugal saw a change of manager during the course of their 2016 European Championship qualifying campaign as Paulo Bento made way for Fernando Santos after they lost to lowly Albania. Under their new manager seven successive wins saw them through to the tournament proper as group winners ahead second-placed Albania and Denmark, who came in third, but lost their playoff ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 contenders – Turkey

Turkey enjoyed a stellar campaign at the 2002 World Cup, jointly hosted by South Korea and Japan, as they finished third after defeating the South Koreans 3-2 in the third place playoff. And if luck had gone their way in the semi-final clash against Brazil, Turkey may well have made it to the summit clash against Germany. But it wasn’t ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 contenders – Croatia

Croatia can be considered the dark horses at the upcoming European Championship due to be held in France. The Vatreni finished second in their qualification group behind Italy with a haul of 20 points from their 10 games. They lost only once through the course of qualification, however, due to an alarming wobble in form, Niko Kovac had to make ...

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