1. Can Mexico Announce Their True Potential at the Confederations Cup?

    Writing for ESPN earlier in the week , David Faitelson asked the question “Where do Mexico belong?” The journalist explained the issue by suggesting that El Tri are torn between two footballing words...

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  2. Confederations Cup 2013: Power Ranking This Summer's Contenders

    The Confederations Cup will provide the world with a fantastic opportunity to steal an insight into some of the teams who will be present at next summer’s World Cup...

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  3. Brazil vs. Japan: Complete Confederations Cup Preview, Team News, Prediction

    Brazil vs. Japan Venue: Estadio Nacional , Brasilia Occasion: Confederations Cup Group A, Tournament Opener Date: Saturday 15 June Kick-off: 16.00 Local Time/15...

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  4. The 10 Best African-Born Players in English Premier League History

    This article presents the ten greatest African-born players to have played in the English Premier League. With so many of the continent’s stars having graced the nation’s ...

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  5. Grading Cristiano Ronaldo's Performance For Portugal vs. Russia

    This article assesses Cristiano Ronaldo ’s performance for Portugal against Russia as the two European heavyweights battled it out at Benfica ’s Estadio da Luz...

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  6. Portugal: Victory over Russia May Only Be Postponing More Inevitable Heartbreak

    Russia and Portugal know a thing or two about not making it to the big one; not qualifying for the World Cup. Over the last 15 years, both have failed to secure a spot at the high table at least once...

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  7. Confederations Cup 2013: Major Storylines to Follow

    The recent swathe of World Cup qualifiers has once again given everyone a taste of the joys of international football...

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  8. FIFA Confederations Cup: Under-the-Radar Players You Need to Know

    The Confederations Cup is fast approaching, with eight national teams set to battle for this summer’s most hotly-contested prize...

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  9. FIFA Confederations Cup: Complete Guide to Group A

    Brazil’s recent friendly with England has whetted the appetite for this summer’s Confederations Cup...

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  10. Mexico vs. Nigeria: 5 Things We Learned

    Nigeria and Mexico played out an exciting, breathless draw at Reliant Stadium in Houston, both sides keen to impress ahead of a potentially crucial summer, with the Confederations Cup looming ahead...

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  11. Mexico 2-2 Nigeria: As It Happened

    International Friendly: Mexico v. Nigeria--Reliant Stadium, Houston, TX Nigeria 2-2 Mexico The Super Eagles and El Tri play out an exciting, and at times intoxicating, 2-2 draw at the Reliant Stadium, Houston...

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  12. Ahmed Musa: Could He Be the Breakout Star of the Confederations Cup?

    To say that Nigeria’s Confederations Cup preparation has been ill-fated would be an understatement. Entering the competition as Africa’s champions, they have been hit by injuries to three key attacking talents...

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  13. Confederations Cup: Picking the 4 Semifinalists and the Tournament Winner

    The Confederations Cup is often overlooked by fans who believe the season comes to an end when the final whistle blows on the Champions League, and when the Championship playoffs reach their dramatic conclusion...

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  14. 6 Things to Expect from the 2013-14 Champions League Season

    Arjen Robben’s thrilling winner brought the curtain down on a pulsating Champions League final and drew to a close a thoroughly engrossing tournament...

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  15. Transfer Window Analysis: Third-Party Ownership an Impending Reality?

    As the 2012-13 season gently confines itself to the annals of history and the technicolour of memory, the football world begins to turn to the future...

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  16. Alex Song: Summer Transfer Window Profile and Scouting Report

    Sometimes the grass is not always greener—a reality that Alex Song seems to be learning by the day at Barcelona...

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  17. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Summer Transfer Window Profile and Scouting Report

    Few players in France have impressed quite like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this season. The Saint-Etienne forward has pillaged 19 goals this season, and while he may be hesitant ...

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  18. Champions League Final: Bayern Captain Philipp Lahm in Focus

    Speaking to Bild ahead of the weekend’s crunch Champions League final clash against domestic rivals Borussia Dortmund, Philipp Lahm has announced that his ...

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  19. Victor Moses: Just How Did He Become a Major Contributor at Chelsea?

    The news from Goal.com that Victor Moses will most likely be absent from Nigeria’s crucial summer of competition was met with a collective groan among Super Eagles fans...

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  20. Ogenyi Onazi: Possibly the Best Young Player You Haven't Heard of Yet

    In this piece, Bleacher Report takes a look at Ogenyi Onazi , a Nigerian prodigy who looks set to have a big impact in the world of football...

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  21. Building the Ideal False Nine for the Modern Era

    Having returned to the global football psyche through the effective implementation of Lionel Messi for Barcelona and Cesc Fabregas for Spain, the false nine is very much a la mode at the present time...

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  22. Predicting the Europa League Final Matchup for 2014 in Torino

    As Chelsea ’s players and fans celebrate in Amsterdam following their late, dramatic victory against Benfica, Bleacher Report looks ahead to next year’s final and predicts the teams who could battle it out for the 2013-14 Europa League...

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  23. Premier League 2012-13 Season: Winners and Losers

    With the Premier League season having entered its final week, Bleacher Report takes a look at some of the winners and losers of the current campaign. The clubs profiled fall into two categories...

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  24. Most Heartbreaking Moment in Every Premier League Team's History

    From relegation to financial woe, from injury to mismanagement, every club knows what it means to feel rock bottom and to encounter the loneliness of despair...

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  25. 10 Dirtiest Players in World Football

    This article celebrates 10 of the Dirtiest Players in World Football . While much of the work on this site explores the artists and the magicians of the global game, this piece looks ...

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