featurefootballa day ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17: Players to pick for gameweek 22

Gameweek 21 belonged to Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea who put up comprehensive wins to maintain the lead over the rest of the chasing pack. FPL managers benefited from the presence of Harry Kane (17) and Marcus Alonso (21) in their teams along with West Ham's Mr. Reliable, Michail Antonio (15).
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featurefootball5 days ago

Why United will deliver the final blow to Liverpool's title chances tonight?

When two of the biggest clubs in England meet, it is always a spectacle - be it the build up to the match or the match itself. As Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho quite aptly put it, it is just three points but to the fans, it means much more than that.
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featurefootball6 days ago

Tactical Talk : Rise and fall of the 4-4-2 formation

The 4-4-2 was once the basic building block of most teams, but as modern-day football has developed midfield play, possession-based football has come to the fore, rendering 4-4-2 obsolete. We look at how Leicester City and Atletico Madrid have used this system in modern times effectively.
Sooraj Kapur
featurefootball8 days ago

How did the term free agent or Bosman deal come into play in football?

Until 1995, football players were not allowed to leave clubs on free transfers until their parent club received a considerable transfer fee from the club interested in buying the player. However, the case of a Belgian midfielder named Jean-Marc Bosman changed the entire landscape of football.
Samarendranath Soory
featurefootball8 days ago

Which club has produced the most World Cup winners in the last 30 years?

In the last 30 years (since the 1986 World Cup), we have seen six different nations winning the World Cup. 178 different players have been part of the World Cup-winning squads during this period. Which club academies have produced the most World Cup winners, though?
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featurefootball9 days ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17: Players to pick for gameweek 21

Gameweek 20 belonged to the defenders as 5 out of the 10 games had a cleansheet in the scoreline. After a brilliant end to the year, the London clubs dropped points in the new year as Chelsea's 13-match winning streak was ended by Spurs while Arsenal were held to a draw by Bournemouth at Dean Court.
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featurefootball9 days ago

Report Card: How the Liverpool newcomers have fared so far

Jurgen Klopp reconstructed his squad last summer as he added seven players to his squad. The new arrival meant that the reds sold twelve and loaned out a further twelve more as they the German manager got ready to shape the ew Liverpool team in his image.
featurefootball11 days ago

Five reasons why Premier League is the best league in the world

The numerous reasons why the Premier League is considered as the toughest league in the world which also makes it the most followed football league worldwide. From the top managers, the intensity, the busy schedule all culminate to make the English top-flight the best league in the world.
featurefootball16 days ago

The Gifs that keep on gifing! Giroud’s ballerina, Lingard’s miss, and more from EPL this week

The most important game of this gameweek might be pending, but 18 other teams have already produced some gif-worthy moments, including some weird celebrations. From the robot dance, to the ‘ride the wave’ dance, to the ‘Look mom, I am a ballerina’ dance, we have got it all for you here.
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featurefootball18 days ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17: Players to pick for gameweek 20

Gameweek 19 saw almost all the big teams pick up points to open up a gap between themselves and the mid-table teams, with Chelsea winning their 13th match in a row after their victory over Stoke City. Chelsea are now one win away from equalling Arsenal's record of 14 straight wins in the league.
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