Chelsea face a formidable task in the Champions League

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Chelsea have endured a poor campaign so far. The defending Premier League champions are produced a rather limp title defence, while they struggled through to the last 16 of the Champions League. However, Catalan giants Barcelona threaten their continued participation in the competition. The last 16 draw was a nightmare […]

The Story of NK Varteks

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This is the story of NK Varteks, a supporter-owned Croatian football club based in the city of Varaždin, founded by supporters dissatisfied with the situation at NK Varaždin (ex NK Varteks) during the past 10 years. The name change was the final straw after a period of irregularity, lack of […]

Manchester United’s Transition

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Sir Alex Ferguson has often been referred to as a “tactical magpie”. He’s not particularly known as an innovator of systems but one of the reasons why he has provided consistent success for over a quarter of a century at United is because of his ability to keep up with […]

The Story of NK Varteks

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This is the story of NK Varteks, a supporter-owned Croatian football club based in the city of Varaždin, founded by supporters dissatisfied with the situation at NK Varaždin (ex NK Varteks) during the past 10 years. The name change was the final straw after a period of irregularity, lack of […]

Football Jokes

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Here are some fun football jokes for us to see out the year to.   Messi is out at a bar, and flirting with a good looking woman. She invites him over to her house, and she goes into the bathroom, telling Messi to get comfortable. She comes back and […]

Copa Libertadores In Moments

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This season’s Copa Libertadores has been an amazing concoction of comedy, drama and pure unadulterated entertainment. In short, here are some of the best moments of the tournament so far: Neymar’s hat-trick against Internacional The boy wonder was at it again, this time against fellow Brazilian counterparts Internacional. Neymar gave […]

Stars of the Past: Lubomir Moracvik

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We continue our Stars of the Past series with Slovakian genius Lubomir Moravcik. Moravcik is a player of which there is practically no awareness of outside of the leagues he played in, but those that did see him play still remember his talent with great fondness. Thw two clubs that […]

When Soccer and Religion Collide

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In just three short months, the 2012 London Summer Olympics will begin. Out of the hundreds of medals which are being sought after, one gold medal will be up for grabs for twelve teams in women’s football. These twelve, along with many other teams, took part in a long qualifying process in their respective […]

Tevez – A Morality Tale

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The great soap opera that is Manchester City unveiled its latest twist this week – the return of its greatest villain, Carlos Tevez.  Fresh from the golf courses of Buenos Aires, Tevez put in a short but significant shift providing an assist for Samir Nasri to claim the winning goal and a desperately needed […]