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Alvaro Negredo heads to the Middle East
17:00 Saturday 22nd September 2018

We all know some players decide in to move to a foreign country in their later years. Alvaro Negredo becomes the latest example. The Spanish forward completed a free transfer from Turkish side Besiktas to Al-Nasr in the United Arab Emirates.…

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Copa Libertadores Recap: Which teams advanced to the quarter-finals?
15:00 Thursday 6th September 2018

And then there were eight. The 2018 edition of the Copa Libertadores, South America’s equivalent to the UEFA Champions League, is about to enter its decisive stages. With the quarterfinals around the corner after the international…

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Ahmed Musa goes from Leicester City reject to Al-Nassr demigod
12:00 Thursday 23rd August 2018

Two seasons ago, Ahmed Musa was Leicester City's marquee signing. The Foxes broke their club record to bring the speedy striker from CSKA Moscow. Musa joined the unending queue of expensive mistakes made by Premier League clubs.…

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Brazil’s Serie A: Seriously Lethargic
12:00 Saturday 21st July 2018

Brazil. Once the feared power of football. Nobody could beat the Selecao. More than once football respected them as the game's omniscient force. Once. Now, not at all. As with most struggles, the problems start at home.  Diaspora Where…

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2018 Copa Libertadores Round-Up: Group Stage match day 6
11:00 Wednesday 9th May 2018

Another Copa Libertadores week is in the books, and we are inching closer to decide which teams will reach the knockout stages, which ones will make it to the 2018 Copa Sudamericana, and which ones will end up in last place of their respective…

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2018 Copa Libertadores Round-Up: Group Stage match day 5
12:00 Monday 30th April 2018

Another Copa Libertadores week is in the books. South America’s biggest club competition continues in its group stage. As the midway-point passes, the teams capable of progressing are revealed, while other sides struggle to keep…

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2018 Copa Libertadores Round-Up: Group Stage match day 4
11:00 Monday 23rd April 2018

Another Copa Libertadores week is in the books. South America’s biggest club competition continues in its group stage. As the midway-point approaches, the teams capable of progressing are revealed, while other sides struggle to keep pace.  …

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Stalemate Sets Up Saudi Final Day Showdown
10:00 Monday 9th April 2018

For some, their only exposure to the Saudi Arabian football will be the Green Falcons at the FIFA World Cup. In Asian football circles, the Saudi Arabian league is a big deal. Last year, Al-Hilal made the AFC Champions League final, where…

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2018 Copa Libertadores Round-Up: Group Stage match day 3
10:00 Sunday 8th April 2018

Another Copa Libertadores week is in the books. South America’s biggest club competition continues in its group stage. The contenders are beginning to emerge and the pretenders submerge.  Here's what happened this week. Tuesday…

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2018 Copa Libertadores Round-up: Group Stage match day 2
19:00 Sunday 18th March 2018

The 2018 Copa Libertadores second week is in the books. Here is a quick review of the results, as well as the biggest takeaways from recent action. Match Day 2 results Tuesday, March 13 Club Country Score Club Country Atletico Tucuman (Argentina)…

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Al Ahly clinch record 40th Egyptian Premier League title
19:00 Tuesday 13th March 2018

There are only two club sides in Egypt: Al Ahly and the rest. The side has now recorded 40 Premier League title wins. Three in a row. 11 in the last dozen years. Have we seen superior domestic dominance in club football? Certainly not.…

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3 Positives from Gernot Rohr's latest Super Eagles squad
10:00 Monday 12th March 2018

Seated with a quartet of half-drunk football-loving buddies at the pub, conversation digressed into African football. Topic: which African team is best suited to win the World Cup in Russia this year? I argued a highly optimistic, mildly inebriated…

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Carlos Tevez starting to find his feet back in Argentina
11:00 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Since returning to Boca Juniors for a third stint, Carlos Tevez has been welcomed with open arms from his familiarized support. After a lacklustre season in China, "El Apache" is set to give Boca fans the missing piece for which they've…

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5 pensioners lighting up the Turkish Super Lig
10:00 Friday 9th February 2018

You thought MLS was a retirement league? Turkey is becoming a wholly attractive destination for ageing tourist footballers. Thirsty after European football yet unable to cope with its rigorous demands, they turn to the Super Lig for…

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David Beckham breaks all barriers to bring football to Miami
10:30 Thursday 1st February 2018

As popular as football may be in most corners of the world, it remains a niche sport in the United States. That isn't to say it's not a money-spinning franchise. David Beckham has the entrepreneurial spirit to understand that statement…

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