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Psychology of football fanatics – Is it only a game?!?

Read Original “Football isn’t a matter of life or death, it’s much more important than that”. As romantic as it may sound, this famous quote by the great Bill Shankly is evidently exaggerated. However, for football addicts, Shankly’s words are something so poetic and empowering that it makes even Homer and Socrates sound bland. From […]

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Pep Guardiola – Inside the mind of modern football’s greatest tactician

Read Original Even during his playing days, one could imagine Pep Guardiola going on to lead a successful side from the dugout. A midfield general who was the brains of the Barcelona side during the 90s, Guardiola had been hailed as the on-field orchestrator of Catalan symphony. The legendary Louis van Gaal once perfectly explained […]

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The curious case of Mesut Ozil at Arsenal

Read Original Elation would be the apt expression to describe the feelings of Arsenal fans after news filtered in on transfer deadline day last season that German superstar Mesut Ozil would be joining the club. After all, Ozil had probably been the best playmaker in the world and the club record fee of £42.5million shelled […]

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Långholmen FC – The rise of the true international club

Read Original One would struggle to find a tool as influential as Football which has the power to unite people from all origins, races, backgrounds and cultures. In a world still troubled by racial discrimination, ‘The Beautiful Game’ has perhaps done more to promote tolerance, pride and a sense of belonging among the people than […]

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Steven Gerrard – A career defined by moments rather than medals

Read Original Captain fantastic Steven Gerrard will call time on his glorious 17-year career at his beloved Liverpool during the end of the season, and the Anfield faithful are yet to come to grips with the prospect of bidding their hero farewell—they perhaps never will. In an age where footballers are ludicrously elevated to a pedestal […]

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Mario Balotelli : Understanding World Football’s Great Enigma

Read Original As I am a Manchester United fan, it goes without saying that I am not particularly fond of Liverpool or a certain Mr Luis Suarez. So when the Uruguayan hitman decided to move away from Anfield this summer, I could not resist feeling a sense of evil satisfaction—especially with my team currently in […]

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The Arsenal Invincibles

Read Original It is the greatest ever feat achieved in English football and will probably not be replicated ever again. The 2003/04 Arsenal team gained immortality by going the entire Premier League season unbeaten and what made the remarkable feat all the more impressive was the fact that it was achieved through a style which […]

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Manchester United – A Famous Treble

Read Original Undoubtedly the greatest ever season in Manchester United’s rich history, the team of 1998/99 etched their name in Old Trafford folklore with triumphs in the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League to complete a remarkable treble…… This site gives a month by month account of the season, including stats, match reports, quotes […]

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Manchester United: Top 5 signings of the Premier League era

Read Original Manchester United have been synonymous to success ever since the inception of the Premier League back in 1992 and the man who unsurprisingly deserves most of the credit for turning the Red Devils into a winning machine is the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson. In his glorious reign as manager of the club, United […]

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Liverpool = Cast of Glee, Louis van Gaal overrated

Read Original Premier League campaign has been full of thrills and spills, and overall—predictably unpredictable so far. Such engrossing action has meant that watching the English top flight clubs has the youths out here, in Nepal, on the edge. The Premier League, over the years, has not merely been a source of entertainment for Nepalis—it […]

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India is all set to embark on an exciting ISL, while Nepal is sadly left behind to stand still and admire

Read Original Ljungberg dispossesses Garcia in the middle of the park, makes a darting run down the byline before delivering a fine cross into the box….and ANELKAAA!!… fires home to send the crowd into raptures!” The above line may well sound like a notoriously familiar commentary piece extracted from the archives of a Premier League […]

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Germany (Alemania) vs Argentina World Cup 2014 Final Preview

Read Original The showpiece Final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup sees Germany (Alemania) vs Argentina take place at the stunning Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, 12:00 PM (Pacific) and the whole world will firmly have their eyes set on the two heavyweights of football battling it out to earn the title […]

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