newsfootball2 years ago

With no Champions League, Chelsea are in a position of privilege, says Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho feels that his former club Chelsea’s Champions League absence has handed them a big advantage ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final clash. Mourinho, however, has praised Antonio Conte for devising a tactic which is suited to the skills of his players.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Champions League Roundup | Barcelona pulls off greatest comeback; Bayern thrash Arsenal again

Barcelona pulled off what is arguably the greatest comeback in the history of the Champions League on Wednesday against PSG as they overturned a four-goal deficit to win 6-1 and book a quarter-final spot. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich thrashed Arsenal 5-1 away from home to complete a 10-2 win.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Bilic feels ‘let down’ and ‘angry’ about Dimitri Payet’s transfer request

West Ham United have been rocked by Dimitri Payet’s transfer request just 11 months after he signed a new contract with the Premier League club. West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic is ‘angry’ about the whole situation but has refused to budge under pressure from the French international.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Jose Mourinho calls for expanded World Cup and video referral system in football

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has voiced his support for an expanded World Cup tournament as it would help develop the sport across the world given the clubs and players are not burdened. Mourinho also felt that the video referral system is required to protect the referees from criticism.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Reddit: Greatest ever lineups of 120 football clubs

A Redditor going by the name LordSpeechLeSs has created an impressive Imgur album where he has picked his greatest ever lineups of 120 football clubs across the world. The post has garnered immense interest and generated a lot discussions among Redditors, and we cannot help but be impressed.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Sky Sports: Jamie Carragher picks his top five saves in EPL in 2016

Former Liverpool defender and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher has picked his best saves by a goalkeeper in 2016 in the Premier League. Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel's save to deny Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in April tops the chart which also features Victor Valdes and Lee Grant.
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newsfootball2 years ago

When Saturday Comes: Decoding how different managers rage on the touchline against the officials

Cartoonist Tim Bradford puts together all the types of treatment Premier League referees receive from the managers when they give a decision against teams and also explains how the gaffer's mind works in a simple but funny illustration. Among all, Jose Mourinho and Roy Keane's reactions stand out.
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newsfootball2 years ago

When Saturday Comes: Arsene Wenger and Co, vent out at drawing Bayern through a hilarious song

'Footy Pop Videos' and football blog 'When Saturday Comes' have come together to put up an absolutely funny song on how "Bloody Bayern Munich" are paired against Arsenal in the Champions League year after year featuring the animated figures of Arsene Wenger & team singing in French.
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newsfootball2 years ago

BBC : Best moments of EPL in 2016

The BBC have published the results of their online poll about the best Premier League moments in 2016, and it is Leicester City stunning 3-1 win over Manchester City in February to go five points clear in the title race which has come out on top. Tottenham Hotspur losing to Chelsea in May came 2nd.
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newsfootball2 years ago

The Guardian : List of top 90 footballers of the year released, top 10 in mystery

The Guardian has attempted to present a truer depiction of the best 100 footballers of the year away from the blinding glitz of the Ballon D'or shortlist, with inputs from 124 experts across 45 nations. The list includes a player from the Brazilian league while also featuring stars like Mesut Ozil.
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