Monthly Archives: August 2015

In the Long Run

That game was supposed to be easy. That game was supposed to be done by the 60th minute. And yet, it wasn’t. Barcelona won the UEFA Super Cup yesterday on the back of a dispiriting performance, one in which seemingly two … Continue reading

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Bundesliga Preview Part 1: The Return of the Black and Yellow

The first major storyline in the Bundesliga is probably what to make of Borussia Dortmund? There was supposed to be a huge exodus from the club after a disappointing season that started at a snail’s pace just for a heroic … Continue reading

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You’re Gonna Go Far Kid: Anwar El Ghazi

The summer is an interesting time for the Eredivisie and it’s fans. While bigger leagues find summer a time of excitement and new beginnings, in Holland it often comes as the bittersweet end to something bigger. Memphis Depay, Georginho Wijnaldum, … Continue reading

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Marcelo Bielsa Leaves Olympique Marseille in a Blaze of Glory

We should’ve known that this is how it would end between Marcelo Bielsa and Olympique Marseille. A manager who is the antithesis of sanity combined with a club such as Marseille, with its frenzied, checkered history, had all the ingredients for … Continue reading

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Artur Boruc: Bournemouth’s Backbone

  Robert Lewandowski is the first person that comes to mind when Polish football is being discussed; striker for Bayern with an immense finishing ability. Team wise, it’s usually Legia Warsaw. They have some nice goalkeepers; recently moved Wojciech Szczesny. … Continue reading

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RIP to the RIP 10’s Movement

At the turn of the century, 10’s were the most important players on a football pitch for almost every big club in the world. Zidane (who did spend a fair share of time deeper in the midfield), Deco, Kaka, Rui … Continue reading

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Offensively Blue

Arsene Wenger claimed his first win in fourteen tries against Jose Mourinho when his Arsenal squad beat Mourinho’s Chelsea in the Community Shield thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first half strike. While Mourinho will be quick to downplay the loss as … Continue reading

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