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Gotze absence points the way to Bayern glory
With the 20-year-old absent through injury, the Marco Reus will be charged with the task of stopping Javi Martinez from dictating proceedings in the middle of the park TACTICAL ANALYSIS By Jonathan Wilson About a month before Borussia Dortmund beat Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the Champions League, their coach, Jurgen Klopp, was asked how his ... (more)
Thu May 23, 2013
Power Ranking Football's 5 Most Effective Suffocos
After witnessing an enthralling 2012-13 season and the rise of a new position, who are the best suffocos in world football? "Suffoco" is a relatively new role in which the midfield No.
Top 5 Veterans We'd Love to See in MLS
Over the past few years we have seen others come over to the MLS. Robbie Keane, Thierry Henry and, of course, David Beckham are just a few of the outstanding talent that have found resurgences in America's top league.
Wed May 22, 2013
10 years - 10 trophy - 860 million expenditure: luck or jinx?
An examination of the record of Florentino Perez, who is celebrating a decade at the helm of the most decorated club in football history, shows that he has invested almost 860 million in the transfer market to win just ten trophies over the last ten years.
Mourinho Is Always Close To His Players - Michael Essien
Michael Essien has dismissed persistent reports manager Jose Mourinho is at war with some of his players at Real Madrid.
Fri May 17, 2013
Jamie Carragher: Tackling's overrated in modern-day football
Ahead of his 737th and final appearance for Liverpool on Sunday, Jamie Carragher has revealed his belief that tackling has become an 'overrated' skill in the modern game and that the role of the defender is changing.
Thu May 16, 2013
Europa League Final: Rafa Benitez shows again he's master of...
A year from now, Rafa Benitez can look forward to his unveiling at Santiago Bernabeu as the replacement for Carlo Ancelotti.
Wed May 15, 2013
Chelsea Transfer Rumours: Latest on Wayne Rooney, Edinson Cavani and More
The club has already agreed to a new deal with long-time Chelsea legend Frank Lampard, according to The Telegraph , and more changes are expected to shake up the side in the coming weeks.
Tue May 14, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini should know just how Roberto Mancini feels | Sid Lowe
Manuel Pellegrini's one spell at a club commensurate with Manchester City, in terms of size and pressure, ended badly after only a season.
Who will replace Carragher in the summer?
Regarded as a hero, Jamie Carragher has served Liverpool from 1996, and his boots will be big ones to fill.
Axing Roberto Mancini ensures Manchester City blow early chance to...
'To be continued' proclaims the legend on the poster which spools down the front of Old Trafford, behind the statue of Sir Alex Ferguson, but Manchester United are not waiting around for the sequel.
Essien to start King's Cup final for Madrid
Michael Essien will start Real Madrid's Kings Cup finals against Atletico on Friday after manager Jose Mourinho revealed his starting lineup.
Mon May 13, 2013
Picking a La Liga Best XI Without Barcelona and Real Madrid Players
The following slides assemble the best of them into a 4-2-3-1 formation, as it is the most commonly used in La Liga.
Raul Albiol - Spanish international suitable for Liverpool?
Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso could perhaps help former club Liverpool to sign Raul Albiol, after turning down a move away from the Spanish giants.
Sun May 12, 2013
Manuel Pellegrini should not be replacing Roberto Mancini - a British manager should: Martin Samuel
Manuel Pellegrini is going to be the new manager of Manchester City. And right there is the reason why Manchester United's appointment of David Moyes was so important for English football.
Sat May 11, 2013
Just why do Manchester City want Manuel Pellegrini?
It is a measure of how highly Manuel Pellegrini is regarded in Spain that after moving to Real Madrid in 2009, failing to win a trophy with the most expensively assembled squad in La Liga's history, and being sacked at the end of his first season, he managed to emerge with his reputation not just intact but, in the eyes of many, enhanced.
Football - Real draw at Espanyol to a
Real Madrid gifted Barcelona the La Liga title when a second-string side could only draw 1-1 at Espanyol on Saturday to leave Tito Vilanova's leaders seven points clear with their rivals having only two games left.
Fri May 10, 2013
Real Madrid cancel press conference to avoid further war of words...
Real Madrid decided against holding their traditional pre-match news conference on Friday in an apparent attempt to defuse the war of words between coach Jose Mourinho and members of his squad.
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Arsenal look to Lukasz Piszczek as replacement for Sagna
THE RESOLVE of Borussia Dortmund will be put to the test by Arsenal in the summer when they make a play for right-back Lukasz Piszczek .
Thu May 09, 2013
Cristiano Ronaldo: Will He Still Return to United Now That Ferguson Has Retired?
Cristiano Ronaldo wasted little time in congratulating Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson after Wednesday's announcement that the 71-year-old would be retiring at the end of the season.