featurefootballa month ago

Neymar, Pogba and the art of valuing a football player

Recently, Neymar Jr moved from Barcelona to Paris St. Germain for an eye-watering £199 m. To put this in perspective, the team that won the League 1 last season, Monaco, is worth less. Was he worth the money and is there an elegant way to compare ability across players so as to predict their worth?
Shubham Maurya
featurefootball2 months ago

Neymar : A traitor or an opportunist

A quiet Sunday afternoon for Barcelona fans who sighed a breath of relief after a week of speculation of Neymar leaving the Catalans for PSG suddenly turned out to be a nightmare after it was reported that Neymar had stormed out of Barcelona training after an altercation with defender Semedo.
Rohan Chawla
featurefootball2 months 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
newsfootball7 months 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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newsfootball9 months ago

Won't die if I don't win the Ballon D'or, says Neymar

Barcelona forward Neymar has said that he is "not going to die" if he fails to win the Ballon d`Or award and stressed that he does not play football to win individual prizes. Neymar also felt that no one can be ever compared to the class of Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta.
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featurefootball9 months ago

10 football moments to remember in 2016

It’s been an action-filled 2016 for all football aficionados all across the globe with some memorable performances for fans to remember. We’ve witnessed some spectacular football all year round so here are the top 10 footballing moments of the year:
Tejas Sirohi
newsfootball10 months ago

The Gifs that keep on gifing! Diego Costa's brawl party, Neymar's worst Clasico and more

The Super Saturday lived up to its expectations - though we did not see a feisty brawl on the sidelines of Camp Nou, we got plenty of action during the final minutes of the City-Chelsea clash while Arsenal missed their favorite number by one. Here are the reactions we can sum up the weekend with.
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featurefootball10 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
newsfootball10 months ago

UEFA Team of the Year | Wales and Germany both represented by three players

Gareth Bale was joined by countrymen Joe Allen and Aaron Ramsey on the 40-man shortlist for UEFA's Team of the Year following an impressive Euro 2016 campaign where Wales reached the semi-finals. At club level, Bale's Real Madrid have seven players on the shortlist.
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reportfootball10 months ago

Neymar scores 50th international goal as Brazil humiliate Messi's Argentina

Neymar scored his 50th international goal as Brazil put three past arch-rivals Argentina in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match on Thursday. Five-time World Cup winners Brazil lead the table with 24 points followed by Uruguay (23), while Argentina currently lie outside the qualifying places.
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