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Adriano: Football's monumental 'what if' tale

A SINGLE SNAPSHOT OF A PLAYER often reveals much more than the football they play. The way they carry themselves off the ball, how they react when things go awry – the football pitch is hard place to hide emotions. 1,528 more words


Benfica and the curse of Béla Guttmann

IN SPORT, ESPECIALLY WITHIN the often wildly unpredictable world of football, there is rarely anything like a guaranteed winning bet. The Europa League final on May 14, 2014, was, however, probably as close to being a dead cert as almost anything ever is when the beautiful game is involved. 3,458 more words


5 of the Best Players Out Of Contract

A common theme of any pre season is always transfer activity and the cut-throat decision making regarding the renewal of player contracts. Should a player’s attributes no longer fit into the framework for the upcoming season or their wage demands can no longer be met we often see a wealth of talent made available to other clubs as free agents. 744 more words


A game of four quarters - a taste of (sort of) Welsh football

Tuesday 16th June 2015
The New Saints 3-1 Airbus UK Broughton

A holiday in Powys presented itself with an opportunity to take in a pre-season friendly just over the border between two of the top sides in the Welsh Premier League in recent seasons, The New Saints and Airbus UK Broughton. 1,239 more words


The imperfect goodbye

NOTHING LASTS FOREVER. If a footballer’s legacy to the game is to be summed up in their farewell match or testimonial, then they and the fans that try to imprint some lasting legacy on their beloved hero will always fall short. 1,329 more words


This Season's Top 10 UEFA Champions League Goals

Unfortunately UEFA won’t let websites embed the video so go here to watch the goals

There’s not much I can add to this. It was a great Champions League season (as usual) and it is great to be able to relieve these moments. 37 more words

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Barcelona v Juventus: Champions League Final Preview

La Liga and Copa del Rey champions Barcelona take on the Italian Serie A and Coppa d’Italia Champion Juventus in the Champions League final.

Both teams are looking to complete their treble as they grabbed their domestic and cup titles. 272 more words