1. The Cote D'Ivoire & the Top 5 African Golden Generations

    One of the most fascinating sub-plots of Africa’s performance at the upcoming World Cup will be the Cote d’Ivoire’s third appearance at the global high table...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 7,328 reads 5 comments

  2. 6 Things We Learned from Europa League Semi-Finals

    After two dramatic evenings in the Champions League, the Europa League—the continent’s secondary club tournament — delivered with two terrific semi-finals of its own...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 2,229 reads 10 comments

  3. Picking an All-Time Played for Chelsea and Liverpool XI

    Sunday’s title battle between Liverpool and Chelsea may well end with the former moving within touching distance of their first title for 24 years...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 11,716 reads 26 comments

  4. 5 African Players Who Could Make Unexpected 2014 World Cup Impact in Brazil

    Extensive pre -World Cup coverage has focused on Africa’s key players and the stars that are destined to light up the summer’s showpiece...

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  5. Ranking the 10 Africans Most Likely to Earn Transfers on Back of World Cup Form

    World Cup summers naturally bring with them a flurry of transfer activity. Clubs either attempt to tie down players before others become interested ahead of the tournament, or scour the competition to make the final call on a potential new recruit...

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  6. Ranking Africa's 20 Best World Cup Goals

    Africa’s World Cup history hasn ’t been as glorious as it perhaps should have been. Despite producing many magnificent players, the continent only have three quarter-final appearances to show for their talent...

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  7. Real Madrid Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of April 14

    Rarely does a quiet summer go by in Madrid. A World Cup summer, history tells us, isn’t likely to be any different...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 18,854 reads 25 comments

  8. Ranking the Top 20 Africans to Play in La Liga

    La Liga doesn ’t quite have a tradition of African players like the Premier League or Ligue 1 for example, however, several of the continent’s favourite sons have starred in the Spanish top flight...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 6,930 reads 8 comments

  9. 20 PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Players Who Went on to Big Things

    Ahead of Sunday’s clash between Dutch giants PSV and Feyenoord , Bleacher Report present the definitive list of 20 players who left either club before going onto great things...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 5 months ago 4,934 reads 11 comments

  10. 10 Big-Name Africans in Danger of Missing the World Cup

    We are now less than 70 days away from the World Cup, and the question of participation is growing ever sharper as national coaches begin to finalise their selections and rule players out or in...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 7,587 reads 9 comments

  11. 5 Players to Follow Nabil Bentaleb in Representing Africa in the World Cup

    Ahead of a major tournament such as a World Cup or an African Cup of Nations competition, there is a natural impulse of international managers to try and recruit the best possible squad of those players available to them...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 5,057 reads 5 comments

  12. Unheralded Africans Who Can Break Out at the World Cup

    Extensive coverage ahead of the 2014 World Cup focuses on the stars of the African game; the Yaya Toures, Samuel Eto’os and Didier Drogbas of the sport...

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  13. African Football's 40 Most Memorable World Cup Moments

    This feature presents the 40 most memorable moments in the history of Africa nations' participation in World Cups...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 2,356 reads 4 comments

  14. 5 Africans Who May Decide the Destiny of the European Continental Competition

    Europe’s continental club competitions have each come down to the final eight contenders. The round of 16 in both the Champions League and the Europa League were hotly contested, ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 1,058 reads 1 comments

  15. Ranking the Top 20 Africans to Play in the Premier League

    This article celebrates the top 20 Africans to have featured in the Premier League. Throughout the last 22 years, many of the continent's stars have graced the English top flight. This feature recognises the cream of the crop...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 1,210 reads 7 comments

  16. How Much Is Manchester City Midfielder Yaya Toure Worth Based on Form in 2014?

    This summer, perhaps more so than ever, the world’s biggest and richest teams will be in the market for a player who can influence and alter the complexion of football’s elite matches and major contests...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 9,820 reads 30 comments

  17. Ibrahimovic and Cavani: Ligue 1 Stars Together Again

    During the last round of Ligue 1 fixtures, Paris Saint-Germain secured a vital victory against bitter rivals Olympique Marseille ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 6 months ago 2,065 reads 0 comments

  18. Why Lacina Traore Will Give Everton a Late-Season Push

    Everton are one of several Premier League sides who look desperate for a late-season push. In Lacina Traore , the Blues might just have the man to provide it...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 months ago 1,027 reads 0 comments

  19. Mexico vs. Nigeria: 6 Things We Learned

    For Stephen Keshi and Nigeria, the friendly against Mexico represented a major step on the road to the 2014 World Cup...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 months ago 3,577 reads 17 comments

  20. Key Concerns for Africa's World Cup 5 Following Mid-Week Friendlies

    A big year began here as Africa’s five World Cup-bound sides kicked off their preparations for Brazil with a round of international friendlies. Each of the quintet will be able to pick out both positives and the negatives from their performances...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 months ago 533 reads 6 comments

  21. 5 Things Nigeria Coach Stephen Keshi Should Experiment with vs. Mexico

    Nigeria’s upcoming friendly match with Mexico provides an invaluable opportunity for Stephen Keshi to assess his options ahead of the World Cup...

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  22. Predicting a Post-Chelsea Future for Samuel Eto'o

    Samuel Eto’o’s hop, skip and jump towards the Chelsea exit door may well have been accelerated this last week...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 months ago 6,800 reads 18 comments

  23. Roberto Carlos and Players with the 10 Hardest Shots in Football History

    This article celebrates the players with the hardest shots in football. Men like Roberto Carlos may not be regular finishers, consistent match-winners or star players, but they are all known for their powerful shots...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 months ago 10,503 reads 6 comments

  24. Where Didier Drogba Ranks Alongside Africa's 20 Best Strikers

    Once again, Didier Drogba looks primed to steal the headlines of another big European night involving Chelsea Football Club...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 months ago 3,205 reads 15 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Players Who Have the Strongest Mental Game

    This article profiles the 10 players in world football today who have the strongest mental games. To assess a player’s "mental game," I have considered several qualities such ...

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