Posts tagged England
A superhero/supervillain that is VAR and its Future in Global Football

Even after having a major run out in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, VAR looked all new during the women’s world cup and particularly the Copa America, dishing out some fresh controversies. Even Messi came out a supposed victim of the technology more than once. But what is it really to global football, a friend or a foe?

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The USA are back to back champs. Even though European nations are making progress, substance must always trump style.

A second consecutive and record 4th FIFA World Cup title is certainly something to shout about. The word is dominance, it spells dominance. However, hidden in the narrative are the stern challenges of Spain, France, England and the Netherlands, that the USWNT faced enroute to their 2019 title. Substance did trump style and we get to explore the meaning of the win, both for America and women’s football in general.

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2019 WWC Review: Five Breakout Stars of the Tournament (Stars of the future)

A 23-year-old all-time top goal scorer for her nation, two young midfield maestros who seemingly drink ice for breakfast, an audacious forward who is in the top 0.01% when it comes to dribbles and tricks, and finally an explosive African queen, the face of the continent’s football both now and in the near future. They are all here. Our fast five of all the breakout stars at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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The US may be the favorites, but who could prevent them from winning back to back?

The major competition for the US comes from England, France, Germany and Japan who have all recorded standout performances in the leading up to the 2019 FIFA World Cup, putting them among the favorites to win the title and dethrone the US women from their long-held position as the best team in the world.

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UCL Review: Why Liverpool got blanked in Spain and Barcelona battered in England

A tale of two tales. Here is a review of how Messi pick-pocketed Liverpool and the Reds in turn completing a miraculous comeback against the Blaugrana on their way to the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League final in Madrid.

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Africans on the move and what they bring to their respective clubs

The 2019 January transfer window is now history. African players were once again on the move, from the Premier League, Turkish Super League, La Liga only to mention a few. In this piece you will find three of them as well as what their impact could be at their new clubs.

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FT French Ligue 1 Preview: PSG must win the UEFA Champions League to keep Neymar

Neymar has committed his near future to PSG, but can the Parisians expect the Brazilian to stay if they don’t secure a Champions League title soon?

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FT Top 10 World Cup Snub: Honorary Mention - Leroy Sane

A snub so big it deserves an honorary mention on our list; Leroy Sane will not be playing for Germany this summer at the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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FT Top 10 World Cup Snub: #2 - Alexander Lacazette

Alexander Lacazette of Arsenal FC will not be representing France this summer at the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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FT Top World Cup Snubs: #1 - Mauro Icardi

Mauro Icardi has our vote for the 2018 World Cup’s most surprising snub. The Inter Milan forward will not be representing Argentina this summer at the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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FT Top 10 World Cup Snubs: #3 - Mario Götze

Mario Goetze of Germany controls the ball during the International friendly match between Germany and France at RheinEnergieStadion on November 14, 2017 in Cologne, Germany.


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FT Top 10 World Cup Snubs: #4 - Renato Sanches

Renato Sanches of FC Bayern Munich, and recently on loan at Swansea City FC, will not be representing Portugal this summer at the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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FT Top 10 World Cup Snubs: #5 - Shkodran Mustafi

Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal FC will not represent Germany this summer at the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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FT Top 10 World Cup Snubs: #6 - Javier Pastore

Javier Pastore of Paris Saint-Germain will not be representing Argentina this summer at the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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FT Top 10 World Cup Snubs: #7 - Sandro Wagner

Sandro Wagner of FC Bayern Munich will not be representing Germany this summer at the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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