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WATCH: Barcelona Keeper Ter Stegan’s Award-Winning Double Save

28% of just over 66,000 votes cast opted for Barcelona stopper Marc-Andre Ter Stegan’s save against Bayern Munich in last term’s Champions League as the Eufa Save of the Season for the 2014/15 campaign.  The Germany international pulled of his magnificent double save during the second leg of last season’s Champions League semi-final at the Allianz Arena. Having won the …

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Juventus Weighing Up Move For Out-Of-Favour Liverpool Midfielder

Italian giants Juventus could be set to swoop for Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva after the Brazil international apparently had a ‘falling out’ with Reds manager Brendan Rodgers, leading to him being dropped on the opening day of the season versus Stoke City.   Serie A counterparts Inter Milan are also reported to be in pursuit of his services, with their interest said …

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Should Football Take Note Of The GAA’s Actions For Diving?

Should football follow in the GAA’s footsteps after Tiernan McCann’s lengthy ban for diving was announced? Pundit Arena investigate. Diving has been a plague, particularly in English football for longer than any of us can remember. David Bentley’s failed attempts to win free kicks amused us, Ashley Young’s spectacular collapses infuriated many, whilst Gareth Bale was the boy who cried …

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Chelsea Boss Mourinho Accuses De Bruyne Of Lacking Character

We don’t know if Brendan Rodgers has taken on the form of Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho but it certainly wasn’t surprising to see the Portuguese manager throw another jibe Kevin De Bruyne’s way after he was linked with a British transfer record move to rivals Manchester City. The Belgian was on Chelsea’s books for two years but he only made two …

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How Wolfsburg Can Help Bayern Munich Conquer Europe

Premier Leg

Pep Guardiola’s managerial ability cannot be called into question. He has a record that is bordering on ludicrous and in just six years of management has almost cemented his place among the all-time greats. So why then, are doubts surrounding him setting in? Why are certain people starting to believe that unless he delivers Champions League success, and soon, to Bayern …

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GIF: That Time Robben Performed 4 Celebrations vs Manchester United

One of the more popular GIFs that has surfaced on the interweb today has to be that of Arjen Robben and his four different celebrations in a Champions League tie against Manchester United back in the day.  Just to set the scene a little, it was the quarter-final of Europe’s biggest club competition and United were facing Bayern Munich at Old Trafford …

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VIDEO: Bayern Munich Release Gorgeous 2015/16 Away Jersey

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have just officially released their 2015/16 away kit ahead of the new season.  As like last season’s offering, the kit is mainly white with the club’s main colour of red also featuring across the midriff. This term however, they have dropped the blue stripe from below the sponsor and instead incorporate the Telekom logo into the black and …

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Loyalty In Football: 99.8% Of 55,000 Dortmund Season Tickets Renewed

Loyalty is often a rare commodity in football these days but this is certainly not the case when it comes to Borussia Dortmund fans.  After an almost incomprehensibly shocking start to the season, which meant Dortmund couldn’t even reach the Champions League qualifying positions at season’s end, the fans have not moaned and ridiculed, instead they have given their club what it …

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LEAKED: All Three Borussia Dortmund 2015/16 Kits

Borussia Dortmund had a rather turbulent season last year, having a shocking opening to the season as well as losing their enigmatic manager Jurgen Klopp.  They will aim to return to normality, near the top of the Bundesliga next season, in some stunning new kits, however. The home jersey, along with its distinctive yellow, also features minute black horizontal lines, adding a …

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Chelsea’s Hazard Ranks Ahead Of Ronaldo In World’s Top 50 Most Expensive Players

We consistently hear of player valuations and what a club is willing to pay to sign their ‘top transfer target’. Sometimes it sounds like a bargain while more often than not an eye-watering amount of cash is exchanged. However, to put a little more accuracy into players’ valuations, the Football Observatory – a research unit within the International Centre for Sports …

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Barca’s Treble Dream Continues: Continental Europe Cup Final Roundup

David Cullinane reviews all the action from Europe’s continental cup finals, including Barcelona’s win over Athletic Bilbao.    DFB-Pokal (Germany) Borussia Dortmund 1-3 Wolfsburg Not a classic in many ways but it did throw up some fascinating talking points. Jurgen Klopp leaves Dortmund without that fairytale ending but there were magical scenes for Wolfsburg, who won their first ever DFB-Pokal. Potentially …

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Johan Djourou Gets Assist Off His Arse…Is A Footballing God

Messi? He’s good. But is he Johan Djourou getting an assist off his arse good?  Embracing his role as stand in captain with Rafael Van der Vaart out of the match, Djourou certainly stepped up. Hamburg were in real trouble too, needing to win to avoid relegation. Their opponent, Schalke 04, equally embattled but for different reasons. Schalke have been poor …

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How Barcelona Are Influencing Almost Every Major European League

Barcelona’s style of play has come to define a generation of European football. The Catalan club’s influence on not only continental football, but also world football has been intoxicating as it has been domineering in the last number of years.  This tradition of coaching, which puts possession as the most important aspect of play, in any circumstance, is something that has been the …

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Video: Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer Is Wasted In Goal

As a sweeper-keeper, it’s been known for some time now that Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer is not the laboured, non ball playing goalkeeper of years gone by.  Germany’s World Cup-winning coach Joachim Low has spoken before of how technically gifted the German goalkeeper is, and that if called upon he could even feature in Germany’s midfield. This may provide some explanation …

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