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Have modern footballers played for club and country on the same day?

10 Apr 21

If you look at the football calendar today, you will find that it is quite congested with fixtures. Modern footballers travel all over the world in the span of a few days to play matches for both club...

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What is a sporting director in football?

5 Apr 21

You may often hear the term "sporting director " used in connection with football teams. The role is a very specific one and often found in continental Europe. In Germany, the role of a sports director...

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Football boots: Which type of footplate should you wear?

29 Mar 21

With summer in England and the rest of the northern hemisphere just around the corner, we thought it was a great time to look at football boots once more. More accurately, it is a great time to look at...

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Wear your socks like a pro: Four ways to wear your football socks

20 Mar 21

Football socks are an important part of a player's kit. Without socks, your kit isn't complete and according to the laws of the game, you need socks to play. There are multiple ways to wear your football...

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How to be a sweeper-keeper — positioning

16 Mar 21

Goalkeepers are simply not players who stop shots at the goal these days. Modern goalkeepers must play outside of the penalty area as well as inside it. Modern goalkeepers must receive back-passes and...

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The Ronaldo “chop”

13 Mar 21

Cristiano Ronaldo is renowned as one of the greatest footballers of all time. He has revolutionised the game in multiple ways. From training and physical preparation to the skills and techniques, he has...

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Champions League revamp set for 2024

10 Mar 21

With talk of Europe's elite football clubs ready to leave UEFA and start their own Americanised continental Super League that would see many of the same clubs compete in the competition each year, the...

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Football Weak Foot: The skill that will improve your football the most is the one that you are weakest on

7 Mar 21

There is one football skill above all others that needs to be worked on. It is the obvious skill that you ignore every time you go to training or play in matches. You even ignore it at home dribbling the...

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What happened to the Chinese football revolution?

1 Mar 21

Just a few years ago, it was believed China would become the new football superpower. The country, in an attempt to improve its poor national side, attempted to lure top players from around the world to...

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Forest Green Rovers go GREEN!

24 Feb 21

English League Two club, Forest Green Rovers, will become the first-ever football club to wear a jersey partially made of coffee waste. Yes, that is correct, the club will don shirts made from using recycled...

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Bizarre football stories: Shell Caribbean Cup 1994

19 Feb 21

One of the most bizarre football stories to ever occur took place at the Shell Caribbean Cup 1994. Barbados and Grenada met in a group stage qualifying match of the tournament.

Going into the game,...

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Lionel Messi contract: Breaking down Messi’s insane Barcelona wages

8 Feb 21

Lionel Messi has made headlines since breaking into the Barcelona first-team over a decade ago. More recently, he has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. His Barcelona contract was recently released...

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