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“I Could Have Been Mentioned In The Same Breath As Ronaldo & Messi”

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Former Netherlands star Wesley Sneijder believes he could have been mentioned in the same breath as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi had he been more committed. The former Ajax, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Galatasary and Nice star retired back in August finishing his career with a short-spell in Qatar with Al-Gharafa. The 35-year-old won domestic titles in five different countries …

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Everton Line Up Hugely Experienced Dutch Ace [Report]

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Ronald Koeman arrives for his first press conference as Everton manager at Liverpool John Lennon Airport on June 17, 2016 in Halewood, England. (Photo by Tony McArdle/Everton FC via Getty Images)

Everton, fresh from appointing Ronald Koeman as manager, are busy preparing for the new season ahead as the new boss aims to make his mark on his new side. Reports today suggest Everton may be about to pull off a major coup for the club with the signing of Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder from Turkish giants Galatasaray. According to sources in …

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What Can England Learn From The Euro 2016 Qualifying Statistics?

The full time whistle has blown on the qualifying matches for France 2016 and we now have our line-up for the finals next summer. England have qualified from Group E with a ‘perfect’ 100% record but UEFA’s statistics from the qualifying matches leave me a little concerned. _____ Premier League statistics often show us that possession isn’t everything. It’s what …

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Wesley Sneijder Must Feel Like A Bloody Demi-God

Of all the benefits to playing professional football, is this the most underrated and greatest? Wesley Sneijder took on the role of orchestral conductor as he controls the chants of the Galatasaray faithful. This came after an equally god-like performance that bagged him two goals against Karabükspor.   

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Wesley Sneijder Scores Golazo Brace For Galatasaray

Last night Wesley Sneijder scored two absolute stunners for Turkish side Galatasaray. Going up against Konyaspor in the Turkish Cup, Sneijder led his side to a 4-1 victory with two goals of immeasurable quality.   His first was a trademark screamer And his second was equally sublime Still just 30 years of age, one has to wonder how that highly …

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Champions League Preview: Arsenal vs Galatasaray

Arsenal will be looking to pick up their first points of this year’s Champions League as they welcome Galatasaray to the Emirates in a 7:45 KO. Dan Dalton is here to preview this encounter. Form Arsenal struggled in their opening Champions League game as they were ripped apart by an impressive Borussia Dortmund side in Germany losing 2-0. The Gunners …

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Teams That Were Great While They Lasted – Ajax 04/05

Andrew Dolan writes his weekly feature, which previews teams that were great while they lasted. This week it’s to Amsterdam and the Ajax side of 2004/05. ______ Ajax have always been known for creating their own talents and stars and having to then sell them on at a huge profit, just to stay competitive. Often these stars come in twos or …

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World Cup Quarter-Finals Best XI

And then there were four. The quarter-finals followed the Round of 16 with the favourites to win coming out on top in each of the matches but after an almighty scrap – limp French exit aside – and with little to spare. The goalfest of the group stages is a distant memory as teams are remembering that it is often …

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Top Five Players Missing The World Cup Through Injury

With just three days to go until the biggest show on earth, we  look at the players that will be sorely missed at the World Cup. All of these players would have made their respective national squads had it not been for injury or questionable fitness crushing their World Cup dreams. Sidenote: Only one player from each nation can be …

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World Cup 2014 – Six Teams To Support This Summer

In just four days, the greatest show on Earth begins; the FIFA World Cup. As Ireland are not involved, Rich Roberts is here to discuss six teams that are deserving of your support. Ireland’s ill-fated qualifying campaign means the Boys In Green will not be pitting themselves against the elite of world football. This failure ultimately brought a premature end …

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