Zinedine Zidane and change in Madrid

Most managers dream of Champions League wins, but when you’re at the helm of one of the biggest clubs in the world, a European title is not enough if you can’t back it up with domestic dominance. It’s a tall order for any club. But this is the requirement that is set forth by Madridistas.…

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Arthur and the mission to replace a midfield legend

Age catches up with everyone. Even legendary players such as Barcelona captain Andrés Iniesta see their skills decline. But Barcelona think they may have found a solution with Grêmio midfielder Arthur. Finding the spaces where the opposition can’t get the ball, finding the opening that leads to a chance, and finding the position to receive…

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Jorginho: the final piece of Manchester City’s puzzle?

As Napoli’s Jorginho is linked with a move to Manchester City, we take a look at how the talented midfielder would fit into the side. Select your player… A £50m fee is expected for a player who has only really proven himself over two full seasons in Italy. Is this really worth it? For roughly…

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More Than A Manager – remembering Bobby Robson

The first trailer for Bobby Robson: More than a Manager has been released. Even if you’re an ardent Real Madrid or Sunderland fan (two very different things), it’s sure to bring a tear to your eye. Robson, who died in 2009 from lung cancer, was a legendary figure whose career ranged across Europe; from Ipswich to…

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Here’s some great football books to read on #WorldBookDay

As children up and down the country are enjoying World Book Day dressed as their favourite characters, we football fans should take a moment to appreciate some of the best literature the beautiful game has to offer. We’re going to take the step here to ignore autobiographies. There are some great football autobiographies but let’s…

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