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Is academy football letting the side down or being let down?

English academy football production is on the decline.

Some truly superb players have graced football courtesy the game’s most impressive academies. La Masia, Ajax, Southampton, the list goes on. However, in more recent times, there has been a dearth in talent emerging from academy football. Non-League clubs are contributing more players to the English Football League. Rather than upping their own game, most English clubs prefer to import young talent. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid: Fantastic in the Champions League; limping to the finish in La Liga

Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid is the team in the Champions League this year. They can also win La Liga but they're struggling domestically.

In its Champions League semifinal first leg, Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid showed why it’s been the most consistent scoring team in Europe this term. Against capital rivals Atletico, Los Blancos all but secured a place in the Cardiff final with a three-nil victory. The Madridistas are averaging three goals per match in the knockout rounds after scoring 16 in the group stages. ... Read More »

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