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Portrait of an iconic manager – Ottmar Hitzfeld

Ottmar Hitzfeld is regarded as one of the greatest managers in the history of Bayern Munich as well as the greatest to have graced the German football. And rightly so. The German began his playing career with Swiss outfit FC Basel in 1971 and went on to feature in 92 league games for the club, scoring 66 goals as a ...

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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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Ryan Giggs leads all-time assists record in top four European leagues

Although goalscorers take all the plaudits for scoring a goal, most strikers won’t be able to get on the scoresheet all that often without the presence of that guy in behind – mostly – feeding them with goalscoring opportunities. Today, we will take a look at the top assists providers across the top four European leagues. In the Premier League, ...

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Clean sheet record holder goalkeepers across top 4 European leagues

In the German Bundesliga, Oliver Kahn holds the record for most clean sheets with 196 from a total of 557 games. Kahn, the captain of the Germany national team during the 2002 World Cup, had stints with Karlsruher and Bayern Munich in the German top flight. Manuel Neuer is chasing the record of the legendary German as he has already ...

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Fastest goals recorded in top 5 European leagues

Ledley King had a long and successful career for Tottenham Hotspur. He was a product of their youth academy and went on to play 13 years for the Lilywhites first team at the heart of defence. The centre-back wasn’t renowned for his gaolscring prowess and netted just ten goals from his 268 Premier League appearances. However, one of his strikes ...

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Records | Oldest players across Top 4 European leagues

In modern football, fitness has become paramount for a prolonged career and the increasing speed of the modern game has ensured that players, especially non-goalkeepers, cannot survive long enough if they lose their explosive strength. In this article will look at some of the players, who went on to play at the highest level well into their 40s. In the ...

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