featurefootball4 months ago

Five managers who didn't deserve the sack

Football may be one of the most beautiful things to witness in the world, but the business end of the sport is as ruthless as the dictatorships of old. After the fairytale of Leicester City's Premier League triumph, just months later has come the sacking of its architect Claudio Ranieri.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball4 months ago

Who will win the La Liga title - A detailed analysis

Despite housing both the greatest players of our era, little thought has been given to claims that the La Liga could be the best league in the world -it being a two-horse race and all that. But, it appears they are the only major league where the champion has not become a certainty yet this year.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball5 months 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
featurefootball7 months ago

Tactical Analysis | How an error-prone Madrid managed to draw against Barcelona

Real Madrid maintained their six-point difference over Barcelona in the La Liga table by escaping with a point at Camp Nou in what was below-par Clasico. Luis Suarez seemed to have sealed 3 points with a 53rd-minute header, but Sergio Ramos scored in the dying minutes to end the match 1-1.
Samarendranath Soory
featurefootball7 months ago

Five times Messi and Ronaldo left their mark on the El Clasico

When the fixtures for a season are announced, being a Manchester United fan I quickly check two fixtures - Liverpool at Anfield and the derby at Old Trafford. Then I switch to the La Liga to see when the first El Clasico of the season is scheduled.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball8 months ago

Top ten worst dives in modern-day football

Football rules, that were made to help the players on the pitch, have seen some of the individuals taking advantage of those rules to showcase their acting chops. While some were convincing enough to fool both the audience and the referees, some of them were flat out fails.
Samarendranath Soory
featurefootball8 months ago

The decline of the classical defender

This past summer, many of the European clubs scrambled over to sign defenders for huge transfer fees and that too when most of them were untested on the big stage. What has brought about the demise of the modern defender that forces clubs to pay inflated fees for them.
Sooraj Kapur
featurefootball9 months ago

Tactical Analysis | How timely changes helped Atletico to earn a draw against Barca

The clash between the Spanish giants ended in an intense 1-1 draw the Camp Nou.
Samarendranath Soory
featurefootballa year ago

Who has been the best goalkeeper in Europe this season?

Suprotim Gupta
featurefootballa year ago

How Leicester City can emulate Atletico Madrid in Europe

Arun S Kaimal