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Football’s Rising Stars – Sergi Samper

  Luis Enrique took charge of the Barcelona first team in the summer of 2014 and guided the Catalans to a treble of the league title, the Champions League and the Copa del Rey in his first season at the club. For a manager who achieves so much in only his first season, there can hardly be any complaints. However, ...

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Best Quotes about Michael Carrick

“In English football sometimes it seems hard for people to rate those who instead of shining themselves make the team work as a collective. For example Michael Carrick . . . who makes those around him play.” – Xabi Alonso “I think Michael’s the best central midfielder in English football. I think he’s the best English player in the game.” ...

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Euro 2016 Schedule, Fixtures, Timings and Venues

Euro 2016 is underway now. The tournament has six groups comprising of 24 teams. You can read more details about the tournament like the format, match ball and official song by clicking HERE . The tournament commenced on June 10 with the hosts France taking on Romania. Here’s the complete list of fixtures, results and match schedule for Euro 2016. ...

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Francesco Totti: All major records and trophies

Every little kid dreams of becoming a great like the guy on the poster adoring his wall. When that little kid kicks a ball with friends in the park, when he makes a picture of himself scoring a match winning goal in the arts class, and when he lies on the bed before sleep takes him over. Not every kid ...

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Best Quotes on Pele

Edson Arantes do Nascimento or Pele hung up his boots in 1977 after winning a plethora of trophies with club and country. The Brazilian legend won three World Cups in his long and illustrious career. Pele was named FIFA Player of the Century alongside Diego Maradona in 2000. Many refer him to as the best athlete of the past century ...

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Euro 2016: Format, Match Ball and Official Song

The upcoming European Championship is the 15th edition of the continental tournament. It will be hosted by France and will see the host nation and Romania kick-off the tournament on 10th June at the national stadium of France in Saint-Denis. On May 28, 2010, France won the right to host Euro 2016 ahead of Turkey and Italy after the completion ...

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Five Best Selling Soccer Books of all time

Here are five best selling soccer books of all time: Inverting The Pyramid by Jonathan Wilson The famed English journalist Jonathan Wilson does a great job of discussing the tactical evolution of the game from its early days to the modern era of the beautiful game. Wilson takes the reader through the first ever international football match between Scotland and ...

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Five Best Selling Soccer Autobiographies of all time

It is always fascinating to read about footballers and managers in general but some of these autobiographies have an excellent inside view of their life on and off the field. Here are some of the best selling soccer autobiographies of all time: I Am Zlatan – Zlatan Ibrahimovic This book is the story of one of the mavericks of the ...

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Euro 2016: How far can England reach in France?

England enjoyed a remarkable Euro 2016 qualifying campaign as they won all of their ten games to finish with 30 points. They ended up scoring 31 goals at a rate of more than three per game and conceded a mere three to have a fantastic goal difference of +28. However, critics did try to devalue the great run by pointing ...

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