Author Archives: lastsecondpoints

The Gabonese Gas Pedal

It’s not a tragedy, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a long, two-part uphill battle to show he’s one of the best strikers in the world. First, the fact is Aubameyang is a very fast African player. His athletic greatness is something many … Continue reading

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Anthony Martial, Alexis Sanchez, and the New Transfer Market Ineffeciency

  The transfer dust has finally settled, and well, it was an interesting and active window. A certain Manchester club became Voltron and spat in FFP’s face, and the other became much maligned over a deal for an unproven French forward that hasn’t … 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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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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Raheem Sterling & The Evaluation of Wingers

Wingers: managers love them, pundits love them, we love them. Wingers have evolved from cross-launching specialists that weren’t fully involved in the game to the most dynamic players on the pitch. Modern day wingers run, shoot, pass, cross, and dribble … Continue reading

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Not What You Want, But Exactly What You Need To Be

Wayne Rooney’s come a long way, and he’s traveled that distance in the searing spotlight that being an English prodigy provides. He’s had hair, lost it all, and miraculously got it all back — and then some. He is the … Continue reading

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