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Ricardo Da Silva

Yet another aspiring Football Journalist. Articles published on this site will cover a wide variety of football topics, from breaking transfer news to post-match analysis.

Summer Transfer Window Awards- 2016/17

This summer we have seen unprecedented levels of spending, however like all good- and somewhat crazy- things the transfer window has come to end. Now that silly season is over it is time to analyse the last few months in Football transfers and hand out awards to those transfer miracle workers and to those who need a miracle after their poor …

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Sporting CP 2-1 Fc Porto: ‘Os Leõs’ come from behind to win first Clássico of the season- 5 things we learnt

1- Jorge Jesus 1- 0 Nuno Espirito Santo Jorge Jesus showed yesterday why he is not just one of the best coaches in Portugal but in fact one of the best coaches in Europe. The way in which Sporting attained their advantage may have been controversial (see 2) but their game plan after conceding early on was executed perfectly. After …

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2016/17 UEFA Champions League: Group G Preview

It has been called by many the easiest group in Champions League history. But with three national Champions and a two-time winner of the competition Group G proves that there is a lot more to these games than meets the eye. Below we preview the men to watch and predict where each club will finish. Leicester City League Position 2015/2016: 1st Manager: Claudio …

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Manchester City complete 17m deal for Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo

Manchester City have completed the signing of goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Barcelona in a deal worth 17m. The 33-year-old represented Real Sociedad for eight years before joining the Blaugrana. He made 32 appearances for Barca in 2015-16, keeping a total of 16 clean sheets. Bravo, Chile’s most capped player with 106 appearances, recently helped his national side claim the 2016 Copa …

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AS Roma 0-3 Fc Porto: The ‘Dragões’ thump nine-man Roma to secure Champions League Football -5 things we learnt

1: Porto may finally have a ‘Porto’ team Ok it may be too early to make such a bold statement, but the signs are good. Last nights victory at the very least sowed the seeds for a ‘Porto team’ to be able to grow this season. The Azuis e Brancos were massive underdogs for the clash at the Stadio Olimpico, …

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Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool sign Newcastle midfielder

Liverpool Fc have signed Dutch international midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle United for £25 million. The 25-year-old former Feyenoord player has signed a 5 year-deal at Anfield. “I’m really excited because Liverpool is a big club with a great history and it’s always a dream to play for as big a club as Liverpool,” he told the clubs official website.  …

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Sam Allardyce named England manager

The FA have today appointed Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce as the new England manager. The 61-year-old succeeds Roy Hodgson who quit after England’s Euro 2016 elimination at the hands of Iceland. “It is no secret that this is the role I have always wanted. For me, it is absolutely the best job in English football,” he said. The former Bolton, …

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Liverpool confirm Sadio Mané signing

Sadio Mane Southampton Liverpool

Liverpool have completed the signing of Southampton forward, Sadio Mané for £34m. Mané becomes Liverpool’s third summer signing, following the acquisitions of German goalkeeper Lorius Karius and Cameroon defender Joel Matip. The fee for the 24-year-old could yet rise to £36m, which would make him the most expensive Liverpool signing ever, overtaking the 35m paid to Newcastle for Andy Carroll …

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7 ‘Star’ Players Destined to be Flops

Football Players Flops

Making bold football predictions is dangerous. Get it wrong and the repercussions can leave you red face and can go on to define your career, isn’t that right Alan Hansen? It becomes even more dangerous to venture into the world of predictions, after a season that has seen all norm go out of the window, as 5000-1 outsiders Leicester City …

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