Posts tagged europe
Are Lyon Women the best women’s football team ever assembled, and is it good for the game?

Champions League success is almost synonymous with Real Madrid, four wins in the past five seasons. Do you know who else has done that sort of thing in the same period, Lyon. The Women’s French Ligue 1 champions are redefining the word, dominance.

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Why Zinedine Zidane’s return to Real Madrid is a flex

He came, he saw, he conquered and came back for more. Real Madrid posed as the ‘prodigal club’ in calling back their three consecutive UEFA Champions League hero back to the Spanish capital after two unsuccessful attempts at replacing him. The Frenchman seemingly has all his demands met and keen to work the club back to La Liga and European dominance.

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If Juventus lose the Champions League, is their season a failure?

Juve haven’t won the UEFA Champions League trophy in close to 23 years now. Even as they've been perennial champions in Italy and are waiting an eighth consecutive Serie A title, it may not mean much without a UCL title triumph . But with Cristiano Ronaldo, anything seems possible.

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Do Leicester City have a future star in South Africa's Khanya Leshabela?

Who said South Africans are too laid back to pursue careers away from home? They are definitely looting up spots in top European leagues, with the English Premier League not being an exception. The latest addition is Khanya, who has found a home amongst the Foxes.

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This may be Iwobi's best chance to build a legacy at Arsenal. Can he seize it?

The 22-year-old Nigerian international clearly has the manager’s backing, as well as age and talent on his side when faced with the task of becoming one of Arsenal’s key players. But the time may be now or never for him to take the next step and secure his place at the club.

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Africans In The UCL: Aurier the winning wing-back as Hakimi & Dortmund fall to Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur are one-foot into the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals after seeing off Bundesliga leaders, Borussia Dortmund 3-0. Ivory Coast’s Aurier had a game to remember whereas that of Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi was one to forget.

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Auba has been clutch, but can his goals bring CL football back to the Emirates?

Aubameyang’s legend is growing quickly in London, as Arsenal’s official club website have already labelled him, “a man for all seasons.” In the midst of the issues enveloping the club, the Gabonese international cannot just stop scoring. But will his and Lacazette’s goals be enough to secure a Top 4 finish in the Premier League?

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Did Seri cut himself short by joining Premier League strugglers, Fulham?

Fulham are very much caught up in the relegation battle and face and uphill task to safety as far as the Premier League is concerned. Seri who could have been playing Champions League football or chasing some big European league title if he had only made the choice to, finds himself in the Whites’ predicament. Any regrets for the Ivorian?

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