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featurefootball3 days ago

Pep Guardiola said he'll stay at Manchester City but actually doing it will change his legacy

Football is unrelenting. For all the beauty, magnificence and even wonder it produces, it's equally harsh, terrible and unrelenting in its attitude to hate. It's human nature, after all, to remember faults of your fellow man more than your own, exactly as that Greek proverb says.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball9 days ago

Serge Aurier has evolved into the quintessential modern full-back under Jose Mourinho

There’s always been something about the French and never living up to their talent from Hatem Ben Arfa, Anthony le Tallec and even Bruno Cheyrou. But then there’s Serge Aurier, an Ivory Coast star who is synonymous with never living up to the hype despite playing for France’s best and Tottenham.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball21 days ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 26 – A Stitch in Time Saves Gameweek 28

FPL managers will have to factor an EFL Cup final into their plans with Gameweek 28 set to not feature any Manchester City, Aston Villa, Sheffield United or Arsenal players. That causes a lot of problems for managers especially with another blank Gameweek coming in hard three weeks later.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa month ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 24 – How to survive the Double gameweek

We’re inching closer to the first double Gameweek and it pits Liverpool against West Ham and Wolves with the Hammers the other side playing two. And that asks the question, should you triple up on Liverpool? Is there any Hammer worth buying? Or should we ignore the DGW and move on with our lives?
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 months ago

2010's World Team of the Decade: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer make the cut

It’s been a decade dominated by two men but with three World Cups, a gazillion Champions Leagues, even more league titles and over a million players, it’s been fun. That doesn’t make anybody’s job easy when it comes to picking a team of the decade because both Messi and Ronaldo have to be there.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 months ago

SportsCafe’s Greatest Footballing moments of the decade ft. Leicester City and AS Monaco

The end of what many have taken to calling football’s golden decade is nearly upon us and what a decade of football it has been. From Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi, from Spain to France, from Leicester City to AS Monaco, football this decade has been rambunctious, dramatic and entertaining.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball3 months ago

England beware, Frank Lampard and Chelsea are fearless, hungry and have money to burn

In London, Stamford Bridge is glistening, shining and glowing even but it's not just because of the torrential and albeit clichéd rainfall in London. In part, it's thanks to Super Frank Lampard and his band of misfits who have shocked, awed and lunched with the big boys and they’ve done it in style.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball3 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 14 | Surviving FPL without Tammy Abraham and Sergio Aguero

With most of Europe behind us, its the time to avoid rash decisions as an FPL manager but with Tammy Abraham and Sergio Aguero injured, it complicates things. Nothing is confirmed but they've scored a stunning 155 FPL points, so how do you replace two of the three most lethal strikers this season?
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball3 months ago

Has the bubble finally popped between West Ham and Manuel Pellegrini

‘This is Fine’ is a meme that depicts self-denial in the face of a hopeless situation and after a six-game winless run and the world crashing down around him, Manuel Pellegrini bears an eerie resemblance to the protagonist. Is it time for West Ham to do a little self-preservation?? It just might be.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball4 months ago

Southampton need to 'Leicester City' their way back to prominence

After a humiliating loss, there are really only two ways to get back up. The first is to give up completely and resign to mediocrity eventually fading away and the second is to transform into the 1996/97 Red Devils. Either way, Southampton needs to find a way forward and stop moving backwards.
Siddhant Lazar