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Team of the Decade 1990-2000

Manager: Alex Ferguson

Bench: van der Sar, Kahn, Chilavert; Lizarazu, Zanetti, Irwin; Blanc, Baresi, Costacurta, Aldair, Adams, Kohler; Thuram, F. de Boer, Ferrara; Dunga, Keane, Albertini; Sammer, Matthäus, Seedorf; Laudrup, Litmanen, Möller; Hässler, Zidane, Giggs; Bergkamp, Klinsmann, Shearer; Ronaldo, Weah, Cantona… 3,731 more words

Qatar Stars League: the league that earned its name

In the 1970s, there was the glitz and the glamour of the NASL. In the ‘90s, a new frontier was opened in Japan. Since the turn of the millennium, however, the ‘retirement league’ of choice for many has been the Qatar Stars League. 1,183 more words

World Cup

Deschamps, Desailly and dominance at Nantes

FRENCH FOOTBALL IS EXPERIENCING SOMETHING OF A RENAISSANCE at the moment. Indeed, the presence of nouveau riche Ligue 1 sides Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco in the latter stages of the Champions League, coupled with emergence of likes of Varane, Zouma, … 1,411 more words


Muhammet Yavuz, aka Jay Jay Okocha

He scoops it with a spoon-full of saucy nonchalance. It’s almost mournful, seeing a fellow of the same discipline remind you of the yard of a difference that surrounds his world of flicks and rabonas and pure pulsating enterprise on the ball, and your own world that squints up, with a capping of the brows, at the glimmering light of his own regal. 744 more words


1993/94: Il fantastico double del Milan di Capello

La fine di un ciclo
Estate 1993. Sono in molti, tra addetti ai lavori e tifosi, a credere che sia finito il grande ciclo del Milan, iniziato nel 1987 con l’arrivo in panchina di Arrigo Sacchi. 3,264 more words

Kwesi Nyantakyi Is Clever For Sacking Appiah-Desailly

World cup winner Marcel Desailly has backed the Ghana Football Association’s (GFA) decision to terminate the contract of coach Kwesi Appiah.

Kwesi Appiah led Ghana’s abysmal showing at the world cup in Brazil, losing to the United States and Portugal, either side of an encouraging  2-2 draw with eventual champions Germany. 432 more words


Top 50 World Cup players (10 to 6)

10 – Andrea Pirlo

One of the most admirable things about Italy when they won in 2006 was their team was balanced with lots of very good players as opposed to a more unbalanced galácticos like situation. 940 more words

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