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  • Why Trent Alexander-Arnold Should Start In Russia

    At the start of this season, it seemed like a surefire bet that Kyle Walker and Nathaniel Clyne would be England’s right backs for the upcoming World Cup. However, with the former’s conversion to a right center back under Gareth Southgate, and the latter’s lengthy injury, the right wing-back spot, should Southgate continue with his…

  • Fabio Quagliarella Rediscovers the Meaning of Football Paradise at Sampdoria

    Dealing with a stalker and then suffering a serious knee injury would affect anyone, not just a footballer or any other professional athlete. Former Italian international Fabio Quagliarella experienced those things in nearly 20 years as a professional career, but at the age of 35, he has been able to overcome those ordeals and he…

  • Marco Reus & The Fight Against a Series of Unfortunate Events

    There aren’t enough of them, especially in the ever polarizing age of social media, but every few years there appears a player who is loved and adored by all (most) football viewers. Ronaldinho, Philip Lahm and Andrea Pirlo are all players of the same generation who got respect even from rival fans. Marco Reus falls…

  • Oleksandr Zinchenko’s Unexpected Breakthrough

    “Zinchenko is talented, but he must be realistic. He must get the experience and game practice. He can only play for Manchester City on his Playstation”. Former Liverpool and Ukraine striker Andriy Voronin said these words about Manchester City’s attacking midfielder turned left-back Oleksandr Zinchenko, who is flourishing with regular appearances for Pep Guardiola’s high-flying…

  • Can Mason Mount Buck The Trend at Chelsea?

    Mason Mount, might be a relatively unknown name to football fans outside Chelsea and Vitesse, however the 19 year old from Portsmouth is taking his chance by storm and has grown into his role at Vitesse impressing fans alike, with his powerful dribbling and key passes splitting defenses, can Mount continue his monumental form and…

  • Americans Abroad: Weston McKennie

    Despite having large amounts of resources and a diverse range of sporting infrastructure, the U.S. Men’s National Team couldn’t even get out of CONCACAF, let alone succeed at the global stage. A plethora of issues plague the U.S. soccer community, and grassroots movements have emerged to rectify an entire federation’s mistakes. However, as wholesale changes…

  • Michy Batshuayi: The New Batman in Dortmund City

    One of the big talking points of the January transfer window was the Aubameyang-Giroud-Batshuayi transfer triangle. On deadline day the saga was about to come to an end, but there was still doubts surrounding Batshuayi and Giroud’s destination. In a press conference on Tuesday Chelsea’s manager Antonio Conte said the Belgian striker has trained with…

  • Gianluigi Buffon: A Memoir To Il Migliore

    To say that Gianluigi Buffon is a legend doesn’t say enough about him. At 40 years of age, he has accomplished so much in his lifetime. To football fans everywhere, Buffon is an icon of the sport. He doesn’t just symbolize a goalkeeper’s role on the pitch, but he represents the heart of a true…

  • You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til It’s Gone: United’s Carrick Problem

    Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United is characterized by a rigid defensive shape and a hit-or-miss attack. In 8 of their games in all competitions, they have scored 4 goals in a single match, but they have struggled to string together successive passes against the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea. United are plagued by the lack…

  • Jadon Sancho: The English Super Talent Thriving in Germany

    It was Match Day 18 of the Bundesliga. Borussia Dortmund vs Wolfsburg was the last match of the weekend. The main talking point before the game was how BVB’s striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a team meeting the previous day and as a result was omitted from the squad. However, when the team news was announced…