featurefootball15 days ago

Sahal Abdul Samad – A needle in Igor Stimac’s haystack

Before Ruben Neves became a household name in the West Midlands, he was a sensation with European giants FC Porto and his former manager, Julen Lopetegui, in one interview while praising the midfielder had said, “Being young is a condition, not a sin”. Igor Stimac had given us a familiar air.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 years ago

Will City Football Group having a takeover in India change the footballing scenario forever?

India are taking giant strides towards making their presence felt in world football and the potential involvement of City Football Group could be the final push the country needs. A closer study at the Group’s other franchises in the last decade hints at massive things to come for Indian football.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 years ago

EPL Round Up | City surge on; United down Spurs 1-0

Manchester City has maintained their top position in the Premier League with a 3-2 win over West Bromwich Albion. In another match, Anthony Martial's late winner kept Manchester United in second place in the league as they defeated Tottenham Hotspur in a hard-fought encounter at Old Trafford.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 years ago

Biggest football transfers of this season

The transfer window for the season 2017/18 opened in June and since then transfers have come thick and fast as clubs have not held back on spending. English Premier League clubs have dominated and spent the most during the ongoing transfers and it is all set to be a record-breaking summer.
Rohan Chawla
featurefootball2 years ago

Arsenal, Liverpool or United? A complete analysis of the top-4 race in the Premier League

€1.3bn! That is the amount shared among the European clubs who took part in the Champions League this season. Forget the money, it is the glory and the sheer attraction of the League that keeps most European circuits alive until the last day of the domestic campaign.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball3 years ago

5 reasons why you cannot miss Liverpool vs Man City

It’s new year's eve and certainly, there is no better way to celebrate it for the football fans than the mouthwatering clash on offer at the Anfield. Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp, previous Bundesliga rivals, meet again but for the first time in the Premier League.
shreyash_LFC
newsfootball3 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

Tactical Analysis | Arsenal drops deep against Man City, into a bottomless pit

After surrendering a lead against Everton in the midweek, Arsenal once again repeated the same mistakes against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane gave Pep Guardiola’s men a well-deserved 2-1 win over a disappointing Arsenal side.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

Wenger's legacy at Arsenal not just about winning titles, says Pep Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has heaped praise on his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger saying that the Frenchman has brought an identity to the Gunners as a club. Guardiola also felt that he did not help Alexis Sanchez at Barcelona and said that he is perfect as a central striker.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 years ago

Pep Guardiola: I want to play the football I feel

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has defended his team's system after a 4-2 defeat at the hands of champions Leicester City. Leicester led through Jamie Vardy's brilliant first-half hattrick followed by Andy King's fourth, while Aleksandar Kolarov and Nolito scored late consolations for City.
SportsCafe Desk