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featurefootball7 days ago

P.K. Banerjee - Kolkata’s first Dada

PK Banerjee, one of the finest footballers the country has ever produced, passed away at the age of 83. The dynamic footballer represented India in three Asian Games, two Olympic Games and was part of India's squad that finished as runners-up in the 1964 AFC Asian Cup.
sounak mullick
featurefootball15 days ago

Unless they survive the long night, Daniel Farke and Norwich would just win hearts

The advent of the internet has changed not just the way the world but also the way football on a macrocosm works. It’s seen armchair philosophers pop up across the world, it has seen people claim they can do a better job than the managers with a few even suggesting tactics and lineups for them.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball19 days ago

2019/20 Europa League | Know Your Opponent - LASK

Who doesn’t love the Europa League? Where no-one knows who they are playing and you’d be hard sold to find a fan or a team who doesn’t love dancing across Europe to play teams that no-one really knew even existed. But that’s Manchester United’s fate and in LASK they face one of Austria’s oldest.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball20 days ago

Mohun Bagan & ATK - more of adapting to change than sold legacy

Mohun Bagan joined hands with Indian Super League outfits ATK earlier this year, with the former giving out 80% of its shares to the club, which is also based out of Kolkata. The 131-year old club is going to jointly feature in the top tier league of Indian football from the next season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball21 days ago

Manchester are supposed to be in turmoil but the world around them are dreaming

Despite the outbreak of coronavirus shutting down everything, the Serie A’s title race this season has been nothing short of magnificent. For once with Germany, it's not the same old, boring, one-horse race but something more footbally, i.e. wild, untamable and absolutely impossible to predict.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball23 days ago

Juventus are trying to move on from Catenaccio but they’re doing it mindlessly

‘In the middle of the madness, you don’t have time to identify which player is on your team. If you don’t instantly get it through his movements, you may not know. So, before anything, you get a panorama of a match; the spaces from where you are, and what players are around you.' - Thiago Alcantara.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball25 days ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 29 – Four mistakes not to make

The second double gameweek of the season is here and it’s a predictably boring one with the FPL gods giving Manchester City and Arsenal two games each. However, with the FA Cup still in the running and two DGWs and a Blank Gameweek coming around the bend, things become even more complicated.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa month ago

Hate them, stone them or throw bull heads at them, RB Leipzig are here to stay

It’s the end of the 2008/09 season and the world around German football is buoyant. VFB Wolfsburg had just won the first league title in their history, rising from ninth to first in ten weeks. They would never let go and it proved to be the only thing between Bayern Munich and a three-peat.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa month ago

Analysing exactly what Quique Setien has done at Barcelona

A fan of playing football the Barcelona way, Johan Cruyff’s pupil that never was and possibly the man to bring back Barcelona to Barcelona, Quique Setien has had a lot to do. But, eleven games in the present while the verdict is still out, we look at just what Setien has done in his dream job.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa month ago

Football needs to take better care of their young’uns or risk losing their future

Lionel Messi winning his sixth Ballon d’Or, Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent claiming that he should have more Ballon d’Ors, football creating another trophy for young'uns and the Premier League adding the Hall of Fame, has meant that the world’s adulation with awards and trophies has reached its pinnacle.
Siddhant Lazar