1. 10 Under-the-Radar Strikers on Fire in Lesser Leagues Around the World

    This article profiles 10 strikers who are thriving in some of the world’s lesser leagues. While Bleacher Report produces a great deal of content concerning the major leagues ...

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  2. Winners and Losers from the Weekend in World Football

    As many of the world’s major leagues near the end of the season, the pressure is sharper than ever. Points are at a premium, and clubs are acutely aware of the price of failure and the glory associated with success...

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  3. 25 Biggest Personalities in World Football

    This article profiles 25 of the Biggest Personalities in the history of World Football . One of the reasons many of us love this sport is because of the characters within it; indeed, ...

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  4. Rating the Bayern Munich Players in 2-0 Victory over Juventus

    Two of Europe’s great heavyweights came head-to-head as Bayern Munich and Juventus clashed in a Champions League Quarter Final first leg in Germany...

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  5. Picking a Best XI from the Bottom Half of the English Premier League

    This article profiles a Best XI of players out of those plying their trade for clubs currently in the bottom half of the English Premier League...

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  6. Bayern Munich vs. Juventus: Champions League Quarterfinal 1st Leg Preview

    Two of Europe’s genuine footballing giants go head-to-head in Bavaria as Bayern Munich host Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 6,526 reads 74 comments

  7. World Football: 20 Most Improved Players in 2012-13

    This article profiles 20 of the most improved players in world football over the 2012-13 season. Many of these players have endured criticism in the past and been written off, with people questioning their ability, or application, or both...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 1,396 reads 24 comments

  8. Bolivia vs. Argentina: Grading Lionel Messi's Performance

    This article assesses Lionel Messi ’s performance for Argentina against Bolivia as the Albiceleste travelled to La Paz for a CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier on Wednesday afternoon...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 8,033 reads 58 comments

  9. The Highlights from a Weekend of African Qualifiers

    An engrossing weekend of African qualifiers saw some teams take crucial footsteps toward Brazil next summer, while others drifted away through complacency and ill-fortune—for ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 1,511 reads 4 comments

  10. Brazil 1-1 Russia: International Friendly, As It Happened

    Final Score: 1-1 Fayzulin's opening goal is cancelled out by Fred's late winner as Russia and Brazil play out a pulsating encounter at Stamford Bridge...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 7,414 reads 55 comments

  11. 5 African Internationals to Watch This Weekend

    This article profiles five African internationals to watch out for this weekend. Saturday and Sunday will once again see Africa’s finest take to the continent’s turf to ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 1,132 reads 5 comments

  12. 5 African Midfielders Linked with Premier League Moves This Summer

    This article profiles five African midfielders who could well be making the move to the EPL this summer. With the continent’s 40 finest nations going head-to-head this weekend, ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 2,073 reads 12 comments

  13. African World Cup Qualifiers: A Group-by-Group Preview

    Africa returns to action this weekend as the 40 remaining nations continue on the arduous road to next year’s World Cup...

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  14. 10 Biggest Underachievers in World Football Today

    World Football is littered with Underachievers—players from whom so much was expected, but from whom so little has been received. Almost every club has one...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 3,625 reads 2 comments

  15. 5 Finest Africans in Serie A History

    This article profiles the five finest Africans to have played in Serie A. AC Milan’s first-leg Champions League victory over Barcelona was marked by the central role African ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 1,385 reads 0 comments

  16. Evaluating David Beckham's Contribution for PSG vs. Saint-Etienne

    PSG took on AS Saint-Etienne on Sunday evening, as David Beckham accompanied his new side to the Stade Geoffroy -Guichard, the site of his most infamous footballing contribution...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 1,744 reads 1 comments

  17. 5 Best African World Football Coaches

    In this article, Bleacher Report’s African expert Ed Dove profiles five of the best African coaches in football today...

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  18. Cristiano Ronaldo to Man United? 5 Things That Would Have to Happen First

    This article examines five key things that would need to happen for Cristiano Ronaldo to return to his spiritual home and re-sign for Manchester United ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 12,255 reads 34 comments

  19. 8 Reasons Qatar 2022 Could Prove to Be One of the Best World Cups Ever

    The 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been much-maligned already , despite there being over nine years still to unravel before kick off...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about over 1 year ago 51,424 reads 59 comments

  20. 5 African Players Central to the Premier League Run-in

    March means spring, and spring means the beginning of the ‘business end’ of the Premier League season. Now is the time when the end appears in sight like an aqua pool in the Western Desert...

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  21. 5 Players Pep Guardiola Should Sign at Bayern Munich

    In a summer without international competition, the glare of the transfer window and associated gossip shines brighter than usual...

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  22. 5 Key Players in the FA Cup This Weekend

    The FA Cup is on everyone’s lips again as England’s premier cup competition returns to our screens and to the hearts of the fans of the eight teams that are to contest the quarterfinals...

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  23. Why Asamoah Gyan Is the Right Choice for Ghana Captain

    To even a casual observer of the African game, the title of this article, and the argument set forth herein may be, initially, a little hard to comprehend...

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  24. Picking an All-African 2012-13 Champions League XI

    With the Champions League set to return to our screens once again this week, Bleacher Report’s African Expert Ed Dove delivers his own take on the tournament so far...

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  25. The Top 10 African Players in the History of the German Bundesliga

    Currently enjoying a revival of sorts, and rivalling Spain and England as Europe’s finest league, the Bundesliga is awash with talented stars from home and abroad...

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