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What Will Sebastian Larsson’s Game Give Sunderland?

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What Will Sebastian Larsson’s Game Give Sunderland? Sunderland’s recent £20m sale of Jordan Henderson to Liverpool, added to the £18m Aston Villa paid for the services of Darren Bent back in January, should ensure Steve Bruce is a busy man this summer as the club scour the market for new acquisitions. A poor second half to last seas...

Should Everton Sell Marouane Fellaini?

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Should Everton Sell Marouane Fellaini? After a stuttering start to the season which saw David Moyes’s side fail to win in their opening six games, Everton rescued their form to comfortably finish seventh behind local rivals Liverpool.The lack of investment in the squad at Goodison Park last season, just £500,000 spent on one ...

What Will Kevin Gameiro’s Game Offer PSG?

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What Will Kevin Gameiro’s Game Offer PSG? Leonardo’s decision to quit Inter this week sees the Nerazzurri seeking their third manager since Jose Mourinho left after leading the club to Champions League glory in 2009/10. The Brazilian’s move to oversee sporting operations at Paris Saint Germain highlights the ambitions of their n...

England U21 Attacking Threats Against Czechs

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England head into their final group game of the Under-21 European Championships requiring a win against Czech Republic to seal a place in the semi-finals.So far, whilst looking defensively resilient, Stuart Pearce’s side have struggled in front of goal and have scored just once, which should h...

What Will Demba Ba’s Game Offer Newcastle?

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The recent departure of Kevin Nolan from St James’ Park leaves Alan Pardew with plenty work ahead this summer if Newcastle are to be a potent force up front in next season’s Premier League. Nolan and Andy Carroll -despite the big hit man leaving in January- were the Magpies two top score...

Alexis Sanchez – A comparison with Manchester City’s talisman David Silva

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As the race for Alexis Sanchez enters another furlong, it has emerged Manchester City are set to pip Barcelona to the forward’s signature.The Chile international is one of Europe’s hottest properties thanks, largely, to a successful season at Udinese, although having secured the prospect...

Europe’s 20 Most Clinical Finishers, Season 2010/11

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Europe’s 20 Most Clinical Finishers, Season 2010/11 With 40 goals for Real Madrid last season, Cristiano Ronaldo finished the campaign as Europe’s top scorer and runaway winner of the Golden Boot, leaving the likes of Lionel Messi trailing in his wake. A closer look at his stats, however, show Ronaldo averaged an incredible 5.6 Shots per game o...

How to Spot a Show-Pony: Further Analysis on Successful Dribblers

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How to Spot a Show-Pony: Further Analysis on Successful Dribblers To football fans around the globe, there’s nothing more infuriating than the so-called “show pony”; a player full of tricks and the ability to beat an opponent but with little end product to show for his skills. Yesterday’s article on Dribblers highlighted, quite surprisingly...

Dribbling Masters of Europe

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Dribbling Masters of Europe One of the most attractive aspects of football in the modern game is witnessing great players dribble past opponents while leaving them embarrassed. It brings joy to us fans, and ultimately makes that team or player popular; considering they don't lose the ball half the time. If this is the case, it...

Copa America 2011: Uruguay’s Serie A Seven

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As Uruguay continue their preparations for next month’s Copa America, last week’s squad for an unofficial friendly against Plaza Colonia shows a distinctly Italian feel to coach Óscar Tabárez’s squad, with as many as seven of the twenty-one players plying their trade ...