featurefootball2 years ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17 : Players to pick for Gameweek 30

The Premier League is finally back with a bang with high profile games like the Merseyside Derby and the Arsenal-City clash at the Emirates. In the last game week, Dawson and Lukaku's braces earned their managers a combined score of 33 points with the former outscoring the Belgian by a point.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Fantasy Premier League 2016-17 : Players to pick for Gameweek 28

Gameweek 27 was the first time a team played two matches and Manchester City and Stoke City players earned big with two cleansheets in their respective matches. Marko Arnautovic (15) was the top scorer in the week while all defenders from the two clubs score double digit points for their managers.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Talking points from gameweek 25 of the Premier League

Arsenal were a part of a controversial win against Hull while United and Liverpool kept pace with the Gunners with comfortable 2-0 wins. Chelsea were held to a draw at Burnley but they have a massive 8-point lead over the chasing pack but Leicester are now just a point clear of the drop zone.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball2 years ago

How does Conte's Chelsea compare to Mourinho's 2014/15 title winners?

After Leicester City’s miraculous title victory last season, the summer of 2016 signaled a serious change at the traditional footballing giants of England. The Foxes’ win was an embarrassment to them all, and they responded the only way they knew how – by splashing the cash.
Tarutr Malhotra
featurefootball2 years 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
featurefootball2 years 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
featurefootball2 years 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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featurefootball2 years 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.
shreyash_LFC
featurefootball2 years 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.
shreyash_LFC
featurefootball2 years 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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