Posts tagged Europe
Even without a Top 4 finish, Emery deserves some accolades

Unai Emery and Arsenal were faced with the tantalizing prospect of landing a Premier League Top 4 spot and bringing Champions League football back to the club. Considering the all-round changes, they have undergone as a club and stiff competition from their top 6 rivals, the Spaniard could be deserving a mighty shout-out as the Gunners still have a chance.

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10 Africans unsettled in the English Premier League: #5 Victor Wanyama

The January transfer window is a few weekends away. In our anticipation and excitement of possible moves, we have taken to lay down 10 “unsettled” African stars in the English top flight, the Premier League. As we continue with the countdown, Kenya’s Wanyama occupies the fifth player on the list.

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FT Pause Moment: Should "dummies" be considered as assists? Inspired by Suarez

FirstTouch’s Pause captures rare moments of the global game of football that inspires new thinking, laughter, controversies amongst many other things worth pausing for. This week, we feature Luis Suarez’s role in Barca’s 4-2 Champions League win over Tottenham. Could he be hinting at a development worth considering? Check it out.

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What has happened to Ivory Coast’s Bailly at United?

Manchester United have had to take in a less than ideal start to the 2018/19 Premier League season. That has been the case of their centre back in Eric Bailly since moving to the Old Trafford. The 2015 AFCON winner achieved a few dreams such as playing in the UEFA Champions League but has hit a rough patch below his potential. Find out why in this feature.

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Do the FIFA POTY Nominees hint at a new era?

It’s the first time since 2006 that Messi is missing from the the list of top three male footballers, an African makes the cut for the FIFA Best Awards since George Weah, unfamiliar goalkeepers contending the prime glove award and FIFA World Cup 2018 standout performers dominant. Is a new era in our midst?

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