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Importance of Substitutions at Euro 2016

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Substitutions are an important part of football in general because they represent a change in tactics and personnel in order to adapt to how the match is developing, but Euro 2016 has seen them become a major part of a lot of the matches. So far twelve goals have been scored after the 87th minute in the Euros with Czech Republic …

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Minimum Points Needed to Get Out of the Group Stages at Euro 2016

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With England suffering a heartbreaking last minute equaliser at the hands of Russia, I wondered about the possible scenarios that could happen to England in the following matches against Wales and Slovakia. One of these scenarios was England finishing third which usually leads to a team getting knocked out, but this tournament has a unique structure due to there being …

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21 under 21 at Euro 2016

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Olexandr Zinchenko – Ukraine (19) Zinchenko is a product of the Shaktar Donetsk Youth Sportive School system, but was let go by Shaktar in 2014 to join FC Ufa of the Russian Premier League. He made his international debut against Spain in a Euro 2016 qualifier and scored his first goal against Ukraine breaking a record previously held by Andriy …

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5 Underdogs to Look Out For at Euro 2016

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With Euro 2016 just a few days away it’s time to look at the teams that have managed to avoid the tag of favourites going in to the tournament, but at the same time they have the quality to upset some of the bigger nations if they are not given enough respect and we always love an underdog to surprise …

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The State of Australian Football – Part 2

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  It is too easy to underestimate the importance of reputation in the world game. In Australia we have done this for too long. It is hard to think of one footballing nation that derives instant respect without a bona fide superstar.   The football identities of entire nations have been built around individuals who have reached the heights of …

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The State of Australian Football – Part 1

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  How can Australian football continue developing if we think we’ve already hit our peak?   Football fans across the world love the idea of a golden era. An epoch of brilliance that in a heartbeat they can identify – ‘I remember where I was when’, best when encapsulated by a moment (‘Aloisi scores’ anyone?) and always available in a …

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The 5 largest Football Stadiums in the world

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Join us as we count down the 5 biggest Football stadia in the world!   Rose Bowl Stadium (Capacity: 92,542) The host of the 1994 World Cup final, the Rose Bowl Stadium is a stunning stadium. However, the US national team does not use it for their home games, with it instead being used mostly for exhibition matches between big …

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The A-League: The Code the World Forgot

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You may have read somewhere that Leicester City won the English Premier League earlier this week. I know, it’s been kept pretty hush-hush. Here is how one media outlet in Australia, Channel Nine, reported the triumph:   Several things wrong with that. Firstly, the 2-2 draw was between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, with the Foxes only watching on intently. Second of …

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Manchester United Lead the Chase for Real Madrid Wonderkid Pedro Ruiz

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Pedro Ruiz is being tracked by the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, who are looking to step up their pursuit of the 16-year-old player. Two of England’s biggest clubs have their eye on the Real Madrid striker who has only turned 16 last month following his goal-scoring form for Spain under 16s and Real Madrid this season. The …

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El Clásico: Ten things to consider during Barcelona vs Real Madrid match today

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First round: 4-0 and Knockout for Real Madrid. Second round: Same protagonists, different purpose, and a new protagonist. This won’t be any other Clasico like we expect to follow. Following the fascination from the media around the world and fans, we will see two teams with contrasting situations: One team close to be La Liga champion and another one to …

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