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The Beautiful Madness Of Middlesbrough During The Late 90s

The late 1990s were a heady, intoxicating time of excess, talent, disappointment and an influx of carlos-kick-a-ball for Middlesbrough. Times that will never be repeated.  In the 1990’s Serie A was king. Italia ’90 had ushered in the decade and in the following 10 years Italian clubs would dominate the European club scene. British audiences were well aware of this dominance …

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Berbatov and Juninho: Brilliance Intertwined

These two languid geniuses share something more than brilliant abilities on the pitch. Today, Juninho Pernambucano turns 39 while Dimitar Berbatov hits 34.  Juninho Retired since this time last year, Brazilian Juninho is far from forgotten. Remembered mainly for his ridiculous free kick taking ability, the midfielder is still considered by many to have been the greatest set piece specialist …

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Forgotten Friday – Middlesbrough F.C

Forgotten Friday looks at a team as opposed to an individual this week as we look back on the demise of Middlesbrough F.C. Middlesbrough are a football club that have gone from Premier League to Championship over the last number of years. For a number of years, they were a very good Premier League club, with some high profile players and …

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TBT – Roberto Carlos & The Goal That Defied Physics

This week’s Throwback Thursday remembers one of the greatest free kicks in history, Roberto Carlos’ wonder strike against the French in 1997. The scene was France versus Brazil during the Tournoi De France in June of 1997. The match was 0-0 and had reached the 20th minute when Romario was fouled roughly 38 yards from the French goal. Any other …

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