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Several New Football Rules To Be Implemented On June 1

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - JUNE 02: A FIFA logo sits on a flag at the FIFA headquarters on June 2, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Joseph S. Blatter resigned as president of FIFA. The 79-year-old Swiss official, FIFA president for 17 years said a special congress would be called to elect a successor. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images) football

It has been announced today that football will undergo a host of minor rule changes as of June 1 this year. FIFA’s International Football Association Board announced the changes at Wembley today. Law changes: yellow card not red if player commits Denial of an Obvious GoalScoring Opportunity inside area if foul was attempt to play ball — Henry Winter (@henrywinter) …

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Statistically Comparing The 2014 And 2016 Champions League Finalists

This years Champions League season has, to a large extent, mirrored that of 2013/2014. Despite another poor showing, an English team progressed as far as the semi-finals. Arsenal lost their nerve in the first leg, yet produced a brave, albeit fruitless, second leg against a European giant. Atletico Madrid under Diego Simeone knocked out a fancied Barcelona side. Two teams from Spain faced …

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Statistically Comparing Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 25: Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Gareth Bale (R) listen to Zinedine Zidane manager of Real Madrid during a Real Madrid training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League semi final first leg match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on April 25, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

The last five times that the world football transfer record has been broken, it has been done so by Real Madrid. In 2000 they took Luis Figo from Barcelona for €62 million. A year later current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane arrived from Juventus for €75 million. In 2009 Madrid broke the record twice in one year with the arrival of …

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Graphics Highlight PSG’s Strengths And Manchester City’s Weaknesses

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City (3L) celebrates with team mates in front of the crowd as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg match between Manchester City FC and Paris Saint-Germain at the Etihad Stadium on April 12, 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Tuesday night’s Champions League quarter-finals were set up to ensure an interesting evening. Manchester City had the benefit of two away goals for their second leg against Paris St. Germain. However, the last English team left in the competition have been anything but solid at the back since the injury to captain Vincent Kompany. Before the second leg, City had managed …

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Why Real Madrid Should Offload Cristiano Ronaldo

After newly crowned king of Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane took the reigns, he made one thing clear, Cristiano Ronaldo would be a key part of his team and labelled the Portuguese ‘untransferable’. But is it time that Madrid finally cashed in their chips on the forward and got out while they still can? There’s no denying that Cristiano Ronaldo has …

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Top 100 Footballers In The World List Makes For Hearty Debate

No matter how many experts you have involved in the decision making process, you are not going to please everyone. The debate over who is the best footballer in the world, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo, could lead football fans to blows, but when expanded to Neymar vs Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale vs Kevin De Bruyne, or Paul Pogba vs Thomas …

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Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo Describes ‘The Hair Dryer Treatment’

It’s been seven years since Cristiano Ronaldo played under Sir Alex Ferguson. But he hasn’t forgotten the ‘Hair Dryer treatment’ one bit.  Do we detect a tinge of fear in Ronaldo’s recollection of the dark side of Alex Ferguson? Well, perhaps dark side is a bit sinister. It was certainly an angry side though. And of course, Ronaldo hasn’t forgotten …

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The Childish Adoration Of The Number 10

Gone are the days when children would take to the muddy patch of turf outside their homes for an unceasing summerfest of relenting, unending football. Many days of many childhoods were littered with the laughter and crocodile tears, gashed knees and hurt egos of playing makeshift football, street football, out of what could be gathered. Hoodies for posts, pieces of litter …

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Breaking: Benzema To Arsenal Edging Closer

Bookmakers have slashed the odds on Karim Benzema signing for Arsenal Huge news coming out of the Spanish capital  this evening, with multiple news outlets including The Telegraph and The Metro reporting that Karim Benzema is set to complete a move to Arsenal before the end of the transfer window. The news seeping out of Madrid is that the club is …

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2018 World Cup Qualifying Draw: All You Need To Know

This Saturday is the date for the World Cup qualifying draws for the next tournament in Russia with the event three years away, and it can get confusing without prior knowledge to what on earth is going on during the whole process. Luckily for you, we’ve gathered all the information you need ahead of time. Now it’s just the painful …

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Ancelotti, Rafa & Why Real Madrid Are the Kardashians Of Football

Well at least they’re consistent. Just twelve months after winning Real Madrid’s first Champions League title since 2002, Carlo Ancelotti finds himself unemployed after the disgusting failure that is finishing in a pitiful second place behind Barcelona, arguably the best team in the world right now. Add to that the dismal catastrophe of only reaching this year’s Champions League semi-final. …

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Roberto Carlos’ Greatest Champions League XI Is Incredible

Here we give you Roberto Carlos’ Champions League dream team. And what a team it is. Carlos’ marauding runs, incredible defensive ability and devastating free-kick technique made him one of the world’s most renowned left-backs during his playing career. He also won quite an array of trophies. Aside from four La Liga triumphs with Real Madrid, he also won three Champions League titles in 1998, …

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