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Uruguay's new golden generation shines in U-20 win

Uruguay’s new golden generation shines in U-20 win

Uruguay looks set to be a global force in the game for some time to come when Luis Suarez and Diego Godin hang up their boots For the first time since 1981, the Uruguay U20 side got their hands on...
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Is it time for a late Argentina comeback for Papu Gomez?

With Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign flagging, could Atalanta ace Papu Gomez be the right fit for the Albiceleste? In a week where Argentina’s youth football has come under renewed scrutiny after a troubled qualification campaign to the 2018 World...
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A big Champions League week to come for Brazil

Four games in the Champions League to come this week and four games featuring the best of Brazil. Time to look at what's in store Tuesday PSG vs Barcelona  Club captain Thiago Silva is set to miss-out on the clash, due to...
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Can anyone stop the runaway train of Chelsea?

Even when Chelsea, the league leaders, drop points their challengers continuously stumble and struggle in a procession of a Premier League title race  Chelsea finally dropped points with the draw at Burnley and people may have thought: “there’s still a...
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La Liga’s 4 horseman prevail in classic weekend of wonders

It was a weekend of yin and yang in La Liga with stunning goals but awful injuries as the four Primera powerhouses took charge Keylor Navas and cojones are enough for Real Madrid A 1-3 scoreline could be confusing, but Real...
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Luis Suárez – 5 bad boy moments from the Uruguayan antagonist

Luis Suárez was making headlines for all the wrong reasons with a red card and post-match outburst in the Copa del Rey. Here's 5 more bad boy moments  Handball vs. Ghana (World Cup 2010, quarter-final) Back in the day in 2010,...
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European football league – Weekend preview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tKSVrMmcF4&feature=youtu.be  Cricketsoccer previews the weekend of European football as Liverpool host Tottenham in the main game of the weekend, whilst Chelsea travel to Burnley to maintain their gap at the top of the Premier League. In Serie A, AC...
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Kun Aguero’s destiny – What should the Man City marksman do next?

Just a few weeks ago, Kun Aguero was still Man City's main man, but the arrival of a Brazilian rival has shaken up the Argentinean's world Pep Guardiola’s summer arrival to Manchester City was supposed to be the final piece...
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How a sensational Monaco has become Europe’s sexiest side

One of the most predictable leagues of late has now become one of the most sensational, with Monaco leading a renaissance in French football  If you magically fell asleep in the summer and were woken up just now you would...
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Born ready – Why Gabriel Jesus is the man to lead Man City

While Gabriel Jesus is a surprise to the English, those who have been watching the Brazilian before knew the forward was ready to take the world by storm Manchester City's new superstar, Gabriel Jesus, is no stranger to pressure. The 19-year-old...
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Alaves – La Copa shocker makes ‘El Glorioso’ glorious once again

A Copa del Rey final date against Barcelona awaits for Alaves, a classic Spanish side now back making the right kind of headlines It’s been a tough decade for the Mendizorroza faithful. Surely you’ll remember one of the most epic stories...
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Hector Cuper, Egypt and Cameroon – The tales of redemption

A final-day curse has followed Argentinean manager, Hector Cuper, all his career and AFCON 2017 was no different for the Egypt boss “I don’t want to say I’m used to losing another final, it is one more for me, the...
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The next Diego Godin – Who are the new hard men of Uruguay?

With Diego Godin showing signs of slowing down, Uruguay is looking to a new generation of dastardly defenders to carry on a fine football tradition Brazil is renowned for skillful and entertaining footballers. Germans have mental strength. The Spanish excel...
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Should Ganso give up on his Sevilla dream?

With Ganso becoming an unwanted figure at Sevilla, a big decision is on the horizon for a footballer once branded the new Zidane In a move that has quickly been forgotten by the football fraternity in Spain, Brazilian midfielder Ganso...
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La Liga: Real Madrid v the wind and more lows for Valencia

Only in La Liga can storm force winds be considered a conspiracy against Real Madrid, but that's just one of the tales from Spain from our Paco Polit The day Florentino’s Real Madrid tried to defy the Beaufort scale A particularly...
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Why the Derby d’Italia has given Italian football a sexy swagger

The days of stalemates and ratings-killing catenaccio are over for Italian football after Italy's biggest game delivered thrills, spills and spice says Vieri Capretta “Juventus-Inter was at Champions League level.” Powerful words by Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri after his team...
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From super striker to flop – the rise and fall of Nicolás López

As the heir apparent to Luis Suarez and a peer of Paul Pogba, the world was at the feet of Nicolás López. But a European dream became a nightmare  For most South American players, a move to Europe is the...
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From rejoicing to rejection: Lucas Silva’s torrid time at Real Madrid

After a rough two years in Europe, Lucas Silva has returned home after failing to find a role at Real Madrid. What went wrong for the Brazilian midfielder? A couple of years ago in January 2015, Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva...
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Son of Simeone: The new striking sensation of Serie A

One of the hottest striking properties in Italy, Giovanni Simeone, is finding out that a famous football father is not the curse it can sometimes be There are advantages and disadvantages to being the son of such a high-profile Argentine...
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Top 5 – Best winter window transfers in La Liga

With not a lot of cash to splash and the big boys sitting it out, a few La Liga clubs used the winter window to change their destinies this season In a particularly uninspired winter transfer market, Spanish La Liga...

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