Tag Archives: Monaco

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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The Anthony Martial Saga and Another Detour in the Monaco Project

The Principality has been an awfully busy place this summer, but no deal Monaco have made is bigger than this one. At the time of this writing, Anthony Martial looks like he’ll be the most expensive French teenager in the history … Continue reading

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Olympique Marseille’s Murky Future

It was almost impossible to ignore the 2014-15 iteration of Olympique Marseille for a number of reasons. Whether it was manager Marcelo Bielsa telling the press not even two months into the job that he had an opt out clause after one … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Spurs’ Defense, Mou’s Bus Preferences, Monaco’s Rebirth

Q: Will Tottenham ever find a back four that actually knows how to defend properly? A: Spurs have benefited a lot this season (and last and even the season before last) from Hugo Lloris’ talents. He’s has made no shortage of huge saves for … Continue reading

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Arsenal Hotspur FC

Note: This is a work of fiction. We are not in any way implying that North London’s two clubs should merge, despite it being really the best solution for everyone involved.  Crazy idea that just might work: What if Tottenham and Arsenal were to merge clubs? … Continue reading

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Ligue 1 Roundup: Week 11

The big matchup in Ligue 1 this week was Marseille traveling to Lyon. The away match was the toughest test of the season for Marcelo Bielsa’s men. They failed in a 1-0 loss. Yoann Gourcuff followed up his brace last … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Zlatan Day Hangout #3: Champions League Matchday Three

Here we are, folks, the third edition of the EDIZD Hangout, recorded Wednesday. Some notes: 1. If you haven’t watched one of these before: yes, this is normal hangout length. 2. I made a mistake when I said Atlético Madrid … Continue reading

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