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Trap Out?

  Results are what managers are defined and remembered by. The cream always rises as the cliche goes. Take Chelsea for example, Mourinho produced banal, mundane performances on a weekly basis, and for this reason alone was sacked by Roman Abromovich. Ever since, the Russian billionaire has failed to find a replacement to match his dream style of football with …

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Talent falling through the Trap door?

Trap Out. It is a phrase that is snowballing at a dramatic rate as the disappointment and groans of the Irish people become audible in the stands, studios, and streets of Ireland. As the Republic celebrated a smash-and-grab 2-1 win over lowly Kazakhstan, the cracks in Giovanni Trapattoni’s questionable tactics become more and more visible to the ‘Boys In Green’. No matter …

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Malaga C.F. Financial Situation

Good article regarding the Malaga C.F. financial situation: News reports out of Malaga are reporting that the Qatari owner Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nassar Al-Thani has put the club up for sale and negotiations are ongoing with Taçi Oil Group International (who own an 80% share of Bologna and are investors in AC Milan) despite denials from all parties. Sources close …

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Roll On Rio

On the pitch, it was over almost as soon as it had started. However, the results did not dampen the spirits of the legions of ‘Trap’s Green Army.’ First stop a few days previously was Krakow, partaking in the famous Irish ‘welcoming committee’ for the England team as they arrived at their hotel; not quite the reception they were expecting. …

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LeBron and Ronaldo: Not So Different

“I don’t know any other way to lead but by example” Don Shula Motivated. Strong-willed. Mentally tough. Leaders amongst men.  The above terms aptly describe two of the greatest superstars in the sporting world today. Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveira and LeBron Raymone James may live thousands of miles apart, yet both are aware of each other and the daily …

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Finance has the Final Say

  Club football is in crisis at the moment. The fashion in which Rangers FC, one of Scotland’s biggest clubs, entered administration hasn’t quite sent alarm bells ringing in the way that it should. The football economy has witnessed a hyper-inflation over the last twenty years, and at some stage soon, is bound to burst. Over the last few seasons, …

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