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The Loss Of Pace And 4 Players Who Defied Fate

For some players, pace is but a bonus. Once it is robbed from them, their true quality shines through.  Eighteen years old: Your legs are fresh and new. Your limbs beg to hit the ground and sprint. You are capable of running for ninety minutes straight with an unending buzz and unstoppable stamina. Twenty-six years old: You have been running …

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VIDEO: Juventus vs Borussia Dortmund Highlights

Last night football fans around the world were forced to make a tormenting decision: Manchester City vs Barcelona or Juventus vs Borussia Dortmund. Aguero vs Messi or Pirlo vs Kagawa. Well, in actual fact poor old Shinji was left on the bench (farce) so maybe it was more like Pirlo vs Reus… Nonetheless, what an absolute nightmare. What a selection …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Juventus Vs Dortmund

All the stats ahead of Borussia Dortmund’s trip to Juventus for the Champions League round of 16. Here’s how the sides stack up.      The  question is, will memories of ’97 haunt Juventus tonight?  Credit to Guarantee Tickets who created and provided the original infographic which can be seen here. [interaction id=”54e728139cf6a70335aef17b”]

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Juventus vs Dortmund: Will Memories Of ’97 Haunt The Old Lady?

Juventus vs Dortmund – A.K.A. The hipsters’ choice.  Tuesday night sees a rematch 18 years in the making when Juventus host Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 clashes. The last time these sides met they were vying to lift the famous trophy in the 1997 final in front of 59,000 fans in the …

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WATCH: Buffon & Reus Interview Each Other

Well that was surprisingly funny.    There’s always a worry when footballers do promotional work that…well to put it bluntly that it’s going to be rubbish. But ahead of the Dortmund and Juventus game tomorrow Gianluigi Buffon and Marco Reus sat down for a cordial chat and a laugh. The results make for some fun viewing. p.s. make sure your …

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Serie A Week 23 Review

Everything you need to know in Serie A this week.    1. Juventus held by Cesena.  The leaders had a chance to go nine points clear at the top of the table but could not get past a dogged Cesena side. For the game at the Stadio Dino Manuzzi Juve were without the suspended Carlos Tevez and gave Giorgio Chiellini …

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Serie A: Week 22 Complete Re-Cap

A good weekend for Roma and Inter but a bad one for Inzaghi’s Milan. It’s the Serie A week 22 re-cap.    1. Roma back to winning ways. Roma ended their terrible run of four consecutive draws at the Stadio Sant’Ella on Sunday against a high flying Cagliari. Gianfranco Zola has produced a great brand of football and he would …

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Brilliant Official Video of Juventus 2014 Highlights

Another amazing year for The Old Lady… All is not well in Italian football, however Juventus have continued to go against the grain with another excellent 12 months. In 2014, Juventus took home the scudetto for the third successive year while Andrea Pirlo also won the Serie A player of the year award yet again. Half way through the 14/15 season …

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Serie A Week 15 Review

Ciarán Murphy is here with a round-up of some of the biggest results from Serie A week 15 as well as the rumours that Fernando Torres could already be on his way out of Milan, having only joined the San Siro outfit during the summer.  1. Mancini’s first win Inter Milan stopped high flying Chievo’s great run of form on Monday …

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Hands Off, He’s Ours – Pelé & The Brazilian Government

Ever wondered why Pelé never left Brazil in his prime? Conor Heffernan gives us a fascinating insight into Brazilian politics’ hold on the country’s star footballer.  Edson Arantes do Nascimento, or Pelé to you and me, is perhaps the greatest known name in world soccer. And for good reason too. During the course of a career that spanned over two …

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Serie A Review: Week 14

Ciarán Murphy is here with a round-up of some of the biggest results and stories from Serie A week 14, including Roma’s clash with Juventus, transfer rumours making the rounds as well as everything else in between from Italy’s top flight. 1. Roma leave it late On Saturday evening in the Stadio Olimpico Roma had the chance to move within a …

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PL Heroes: Manchester United Legend Edwin Van Der Sar

This week’s Premier League hero is Fulham and Manchester United legend Edwin Van der Sar.  Van der Sar was one of the most consistent and talented goalkeepers ever seen in the Premier League. The Dutch keeper has a fantastic record of 134 clean sheets in 313 Premier League appearances. The 6ft 5 inch ‘keeper is the most capped player for …

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Serie A Review: Week 13

Ciarán Murphy is here to round-up all the Serie A action from week 13, including Andrea Pirlo’s winner in the Turin derby, Inter’s loss at the hands of Roma as well as all the other big results from this week’s fixtures.  1. Inter fall at the Stadio Olimpico  On Sunday night Roma played host to Roberto Mancini’s improving Inter side. Inter …

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Premier League Heroes: Paolo Di Canio

This week Sarah Fitzpatrick looks back on the career of controversial Italian forward Paolo di Canio. Paolo Di Canio was one of those players who seemed to always be mentioned in the headlines after football games and it could either be for his crazy antics or for moments of complete genius. From pushing over a referee to stopping play due …

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Serie A: 5 Talking Points From Week Twelve

After a busy week 12 in the Serie A, Ciarán Murphy looks at five talking points from the action in Italy’s top flight. 1. All square in the battle of Milan The big talking point this week in Serie A was the Milan derby. It was a tense affair at the San Siro with very little class on show, except …

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Serie A: 5 Talking Points So Far

Now midway through November, Ciarán Murphy discusses five talking points from the Serie A so far. 1. Conte? Allegri? It doesn’t matter for Juve Juve have moved on from Antonio Conte to Massimiliano Allegri with no ill-effects it would seem. Many thought that after the abrupt departure of Conte to manage the national team that Juve would struggle. Not so; …

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Top Five Bearded Footballers

With the news that Turkish club Genclerbirligi’s chairman Ilhan Cavcav has banned his players from sporting beards, we have decided to fight back against this outrageous policy by compiling a list of the top five bearded footballers playing today. 5. Gerard Pique First on our list is the bearded defender of Barcelona – Gerard Pique. Aerodynamically it may not help when Pique is tasked …

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