UEFA EURO 2016 Analysis – Italy vs Spain

UEFA EURO 2016 Analysis – Round of 16 Knockout Phase – Italy vs Spain The second installment of my EURO 2016 analysis pieces focuses on a match-up that promised to be an enthralling tactical battle. Conte’s Italy topped Group E with a game in hand whilst a last round loss to Croatia saw Del Bosque’s Spain give up their top …

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Die Mannschaft vs Azzurris:Who will have the last smile?

The battle of Whites and the Blues has always been an interesting one.Germany and Italy both pride themselves with the tag of four times world champs.But the “Die Mannschaft” are still to beat the “Azzurris” in any major tournament.The question is will they be able to turn the tables this saturday night. If we go with the stats Germans are …

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5 Cheapest hotels near Wembley Stadium

5 Cheapest hotels near Wembley Stadium

Are you planning to take a fly or ride to Wembley Stadium soon? Don’t think it twice; we got you the 5 cheapest hotels down the area you are going to. The Wembley Stadium is the home of the England national football team, but it also hosts the FA Cup finals and semifinals, the Capital One Cup finals, the Football …

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5 Contenders for the England Job

This article looks at 5 managers who the F.A. should focus their attention on if they want England to be rebuilt as a fully functional and effective team. Roy Hodgson gave multiple promising players their debuts, so there is a lot of potential for the next manager to use, but it is obvious that a manager who is disciplined and …

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Book Review: Advances in Coach Education and Development: From research to practice

Advances in Coach Education and Development: From research to practice Edited by: Wayne Allison, Andrew Abraham and Andy Cale Kick Off Advances in Coach Education and Development: From research to practice provides a fascinating and knowledgeable account of the challenges Coaches face as well as the change in the way that Coaches are educated and are viewed. Whilst the book …

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Ibrahimovic confirms he’s joining Manchester United

  After what seems like weeks of speculation linking Zlatan Ibrahimovic to the Premier League,and in particular Manchester United, the big Swede has confirmed that his next destination will be Manchester United. The recently retired ex-Sweden Captain released a statement on his social media accounts with the Manchester United badge, stating that the time had come to let the world …

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United are hopeful of signing Mkhitaryan with ‘Improved offer’.

Manchester United are hopeful of signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan with an ‘Improved offer’.

Manchester United are closer to signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan with an ‘improved offer’ of £30m for the 27-year-old. The Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke disclosed on Tuesday that they had received the £30m bid and were truly contemplating on whether to sell Mkhitaryan even though he has a year left on his contract. “The situation is now different,” Watzke said. “Manchester have …

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Jamie Vardy spotted fighting with French children

A shocking video has revealed the England and Leicester striker appearing to drop kick a child, reported to be seven years old. According to witnesses on the scene, the fight broke out after Vardy found out that France were members of the European Union. The striker reportedly attempted to burn a hanging flag of the EU, but couldn’t due to …

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Sadio Mane Southampton Liverpool

Liverpool confirm Sadio Mané signing

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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Romelu Lukaku price tag of £50million makes him too expensive.

Romelu Lukaku £50m price tag makes him too expensive.

Although Romelu Lukaku is keen to move to Arsenal, According to Italian journalist Emanuele Giulianelli, the price tag of £50million makes him too expensive. The 23-year-old player reportedly wants to leave Goodison Park but Toffees bosses want a huge fee for his abilities. Just before going on a Euros stint this summer, Lukaku finished his third season with the Toffees. …

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Top 5 funniest own goals ever

The 5 funniest own goals ever scored

Today we’ll get you trough the funniest own goals ever scored. We all love goals, the goal is the reason of football, a goal is that moment of joy where you think you couldn’t be happier, the tool that every legend of the sport used to be remembered. Think about the own goals for a second. They are the exact …

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Solutions for the Problematic Euros Format

Now that the group stages have finished at Euro 2016, it’s time for the knockout rounds to commence with some mouth watering ties such as Italy versus Spain, Wales versus Northern Ireland and Croatia versus Portugal to look forward to. However, the fact that the Euros was expanded to 24 teams has created problems.  Traditionally there was only 16 teams split into …

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