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Portrait of an iconic manager – Miguel Munoz

  At Real Madrid, the manager is perceived merely as a footnote – a man who oversees the biggest stars that the club buys every summer. In such an environment it is quite an achievement to have led the club for 15 years. Miguel Munoz remains the greatest manager in the history of Real Madrid and one of the most ...

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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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Football records over the weekend (January 2 – 3, 2016)

Last week of action in Europe saw several records being broken. In the Premier League, beleaguered Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney finally found the back of the net as he turned in a pass from Anthony Martial against Swansea City in a 2-1 win for his side at Old Trafford on Saturday. The strike took Rooney’s Premier League goal tally ...

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Real Madrid’s biggest historical wins in all competitions

Real Madrid have been in marauding form this year when it comes to scoring goals. They have registered some big wins already this season and they recently hammered Rayo Vallecano 10-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Here are some of the biggest wins of Real Madrid through the course of their history. Biggest La Liga win Real Madrid’s drubbing of Rayo ...

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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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The average attendance of ISL as compared to other major leagues

When the Indian Super League was launched in 2014 amidst much fanfare and patronage of the country’s bigwigs from the corporate sector, there was no certainty about how the whole concept would be accepted by the wider Indian public. But the figures from the first season were very encouraging as the Indian football-loving public made their presence felt at the ...

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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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