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Player Focus: Soldado Rediscovering Best Form Following Return to Spain

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Player Focus: Soldado Rediscovering Best Form Following Return to Spain   Roberto Soldado’s Tottenham career will forever be remembered as a failure. The Spaniard may have made a relatively bright start to life in England, but he ultimately failed to live up to expectations at White Hart Lane. His form for Valencia convinced Spurs to splash the cash on the s...

Player Focus: Contrasting Conversion Rates of the Premier League's Top Strikers

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Player Focus: Contrasting Conversion Rates of the Premier League's Top Strikers   Last week, discussing Cardiff City Charles Reep and Egil Olsen's theory that it takes roughly nine chances to score a goal was highlighted. In the Premier League this season, it’s been taking 9.91: or, to put it another way, 10.03% of all shots go in. Cardiff, as a team, fall shor...

Team Focus: Solid Midfield the Base for Improvement at Tottenham

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Team Focus: Solid Midfield the Base for Improvement at Tottenham   There is a danger, amid the hoohah over Gareth Bale’s probable departure from Tottenham, that the excellent business they have done this summer is overlooked. On Sunday, as they produced a competent if not especially thrilling 1-0 victory over Swansea City, their starting line-up ...

Player Focus: Roberto Soldado - Fox in the Box

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Player Focus: Roberto Soldado - Fox in the Box   The vast array of attacking talent set to move across Europe this summer is beyond comprehension. Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez and Robert Lewandowski have all been subject to intense speculation regarding their future, while Radamel Falcao and Neymar have already secured big money switches to...

Player Focus: La Liga Rivals for Spain Striking Spot

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Player Focus: La Liga Rivals for Spain Striking Spot   The striker situation in Spain’s national team has always been a contentious issue, particularly surrounding players based in La Liga. In the past week the debate emerged again, as Roberto Soldado was selected ahead of Álvaro Negredo in Spain’s Confederations Cup Squad. Ma...

WhoScored Tipster: Napoli vs Roma & First Goalscorers

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WhoScored Tipster: Napoli vs Roma & First Goalscorers   With fans having to satisfy their thirst for football over the Christmas period almost solely with English league football, La Liga and Serie A make a welcome return to action this weekend, with some tasty games in store. The FA Cup takes centre stage in England, so a top 6 clash between Nap...

Valencia Looking to End Real Dominance from Madrid

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Valencia Looking to End Real Dominance from Madrid   With ten straight wins in all competitions producing 38 goals, it’s safe to say Real Madrid are the form team in Europe’s top five leagues right now. Jose Mourinho’s side have been breathtaking of late, signing off for the international break with a 7-1 Bernabeu destruction...

Top Ten Talismen for La Liga, 2010/11

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Top Ten Talismen for La Liga, 2010/11 Having yesterday established our concept of “a talisman” and picked out the top ten for last season’s Premier League, we move our attention to sunnier climes and focus on La Liga. With a combined goals and assists tally of 100 between them , Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo would...

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...

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