1. 10 Best Creative Players in Europe so Far in 2013-14

    Here's a look at 10 of the best creative players in Europe so far this season, a quick gander at those players who have proved vital to their respective side's in the creation of chances and goals...

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  2. Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend: UK Focus

    The festive period is very much in full swing, and of world football's major leagues, very few have not gone on a winter break. The Turkish league continues, with Fenerbahce continuing to win matches and edge themselves closer to the league title...

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  3. 50 Burning Questions for World Football in 2014

    As the winter of 2013 turns into the spring of 2014, football fans can now do two things: Reflect on a brilliant year of football. Look ahead to a potentially better one...

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  4. Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend: Featuring Priceless Pedro

    On the weekend before Christmas a number of Europe's major leagues were ending their campaigns for the festive period...

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  5. Champions League Last 16 Guide and Predicting All 8 Ties

    The Champions League draw for the first knockout round promised much and it most certainly did not disappoint, with some tasty looking matches and a number of intriguing sub-plots...

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  6. Winners and Losers in the Europa League Draw

    Following the main event of the Champions League draw, the Europa League rounds of 32 and 16 were also drawn...

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  7. 10 Things We Learned from Premier League Week

    It was a busy weekend in the Barclays Premier League and with the festive period fast approaching, sides at the top and the bottom were both fully aware of the importance of a decent result this weekend...

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  8. Ranking the 16 Greatest Free-Kick Takers of All Time

    When play stops dead some 25 yards from goal, the crowd goes silent and waits in anticipation. It knows what's about to happen. For many, there will be little worry. Indeed, the vast majority will think, "It's going to need to be one hell of a hit...

    Alex Richards Written by Alex Richards about over 1 year ago 69,810 reads 53 comments

  9. 5 Things We Learned from Champions League Week 6

    The 16 qualifiers have been finalised, and the group stage of this season's UEFA Champions League is over and done with...

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  10. Updated: The 9 Hottest Goalscorers in World Football Right Now

    Goals. It's still what football's all about. You can keep your possession stats, your heat maps and your number of "overhit crosses that stay in play via the corner flag" indicators ...

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  11. Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend: Featuring More Suarez Magic

    With Christmas fast approaching, this was a big weekend for a number of the world's top leagues. A number of Europe's top leagues find themselves heading into either hectic festive ...

    Alex Richards Written by Alex Richards about over 1 year ago 1,231 reads 7 comments

  12. World Cup 2014 Roundup: Favourite Top Scorer Shouts After the Draw

    The draw for the 2014 World Cup has been completed and what a mouthwatering month we can expect in South America next summer...

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  13. Breaking Down Netherlands' World Cup 2014 Group Stage Opponents

    If Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal was hoping for an easy ride in next summer's group stage, then Friday's draw was a slap in the face for the former Ajax and Bayern Munich coach...

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  14. Ranking the 7 Teams in World Cup Draw Pot 2

    The World Cup draw pots were announced on Tuesday, ahead of the actual draw in Bahia on Friday. Already the possibilities are tantalising and have left football fans salivating at the prospect of some of the potential matchups in Brazil next summer...

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  15. 5 Best Teams Who Failed to Make It Through a World Cup Group Stage

    The FIFA World Cup draw takes place on Friday afternoon in Bahia, meaning all 32 nations who will be in Brazil for football's major festival will know exactly who they'll meet at the group stage next summer...

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  16. Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend, Featuring Two Welsh Wonders

    As November closed into December, there were yet more important matches across the world's top leagues. A number of Europe's top leagues find themselves heading into either hectic ...

    Alex Richards Written by Alex Richards about over 1 year ago 4,090 reads 16 comments

  17. 20 Epic Football Fails to Laugh at

    Sometimes, we like watching professional footballers make a right mess of things. For as much as we watch in awe as players pull off some truly spectacular feats, there's nothing ...

    Alex Richards Written by Alex Richards about over 1 year ago 18,971 reads 24 comments

  18. World Cup 2014: National Sides the Power Teams Fear

    With all qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup completed, we now know the 32 sides who will be heading to Brazil next summer...

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  19. 12 of Football's Most Unlikely Celebrity Fans

    We all know that sports and show business are synonymous — after all, rapper Drake told us as much on his "Thank Me Now" track...

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  20. Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend: Featuring Four Star Vela

    Back in action following the international break, major leagues around Europe resumed and those elsewhere were strengthened, as players who represented their respective nations made their returns...

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  21. The 20 Greatest Footballing Comebacks of All Time

    Throughout the history of world football, there have been countless matches where teams have looked in complete charge of a situation, only to succumb to an unlikely comeback...

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  22. No-Go Brazil XI: The Best XI Who Won't Be at the World Cup

    Following the latest bout of World Cup qualifiers across the globe, we now have our 32 teams who will compete in the finals of next summer's FIFA World Cup in Brazil...

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  23. World Cup 2014 Playoff: Kyiv Blow Up Means Deschamps Needs France Response

    Perhaps when Laurent Blanc decided that the end of Euro 2012 would be the perfect time to step down as manager of Les Bleus it wasn't so much as with an eye on immediately returning ...

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  24. 5 Things We Learned from World Cup Playoff Matches

    The shape of the 2014 World Cup took one step closer with the playoffs this weekend. Some sides did their hopes of a place in Brazil next summer a world of good, while others have left themselves with an almighty struggle (looking at you, France)...

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  25. Who Is Better: Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Cristiano Ronaldo?

    If you don't know by now ,then you must have been living under a rock for the better part of a month, but this month's World Cup play-off between Sweden and Portugal brings ...

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