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What are expected goals (xG)?

11 Aug 20

If you are a football fan of a certain generation -- or player -- the most important stat for you to judge a player on is goals. However, football is incredibly unique and very different than other sports...

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Premier League’s once-youngest player: What happened to Matthew Briggs?

8 Aug 20

In May 2019, Harvey Elliott made his Premier League debut for Fulham. Elliott was just 16-years, 30-days old when he made his debut for the Cottagers. The winger completed a transfer to Liverpool shortly...

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Guillermo Varela: What happens when you defy your football club’s wishes?

5 Aug 20

Manchester United and Eintracht Frankfurt supporters may remember the name, Guillermo Varela. Others may know the name for his decision to defy his football club's wishes which ultimately got him banned...

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How did the Premier League table look post lockdown? Who would have won the league?

31 Jul 20

Premier League football fans all know that Liverpool won the division having run away with the title tallying 99 points. In spite of winning the trophy, Liverpool did slump down the stretch and blew hot...

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When will non-league football return?

27 Jul 20

Thousands of professional, semi-pro and amateur football players have been on the sidelines over the last few months due to the coronavirus. Non-league football was hit hard by the stoppage in football...

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The world’s most expensive 17-year-old: Jude Bellingham

22 Jul 20

Borussia Dortmund paid an initial fee of £25 million to English club Birmingham City in July for highly-rated midfielder Jude Bellingham, making him the most expensive 17-year-old in world football.

Since...

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What is the MLS SuperDraft?

19 Jul 20

Football players outside of North America may be unfamiliar with Major League Soccer's unique (sometimes frustrating) ways of conducting business. One of the most unique aspects of the league is the MLS...

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Why does football have a transfer window?

14 Jul 20

Football is a unique sport as it prevents teams from buying, selling, and swapping players until two specified times during the season. Known as the transfer window, major leagues in Europe such as the...

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What does it mean to be the most fouled player?

10 Jul 20

With nine games left to go in the 2019-20 Premier League season, Aston Villa's Jack Grealish became the most fouled player in a single top-flight English season. The magic number of 128 broke the previous...

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Is Gianluigi Buffon the greatest goalkeeper of all-time?

6 Jul 20

Whether you talk about longevity or trophies, Gianluigi Buffon's name is near the top -- if not at the top -- of the list of the greatest goalkeepers of all-time.

Buffon is one of a small number of...

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Do you know who Premier League’s best scoring duo is?

30 Jun 20

Modern Premier League football often sees teams deploy a central striker with attacking midfielders or wingers supporting them. The scoring duo has replaced the strike partnership that used to make up...

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Are these the ugliest football shirts of the last decade?

27 Jun 20

Not everyone can agree on what makes a great looking football kit, yet it seems like fans can universally agree on what makes an ugly one. The last 10 years have seen thousands of football shirts designed...

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