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Are Barcelona's midfield woes a thing of the past?
17:00 Saturday 25th August 2018

Over the last decade, Barcelona's identity lay in their midfield strength. Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets helped the team win two Champions League titles under Pep Guardiola and remained together until Xavi's departure…

Opinion
Does Fernandinho deserve a new deal at Manchester City?
10:30 Tuesday 26th September 2017

If there is a lesson to be learnt from the recent transfer window, it is that the world's top clubs should avoid letting players enter into the final year of their contract to prevent a player from leaving for free the following season. The…

Football
Liverpool: the midfield problem and the dead wood which just won't go away.
01:41 Thursday 21st July 2011

Since the days of Rafa Benitez to the long awaited appointment of King Kenny, Liverpool FC have been continually criticised for having a squad which simply could not compete with the in depth quality of Manchester United and Chelsea. During…

Football
What We Need Part 2 - Midfield
16:48 Tuesday 21st June 2011

In the first part of this 3 part series on what we need to improve our team and squad, I talked about our defensive capabilities and where we needed to improve. In this article, I will talk of where we need to improve in terms of our midfield…