Monthly Archives: April 2012

Eden Hazard’s Rabona

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Eden Hazard of Lille demonstrates why there’s been so much interest and transfer speculation about him moving to much greener pastures this summer – with a rabona that while wasn’t a direct assist, helped create his team’s goal anyway.

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Hughton Is Champo Manager Of The Year

F365’s Daniel Storey believes that no matter whether or not he delivers promotion to the Premier League, Chris Hughton, the former Newcastle manager now in charge of Championship side Birmingham, is fully deserves to be the Championship Manager of the Year.

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6 points from Norwich 0-3 Liverpool

Two Scottish managers of vastly difference levels of experience – Norwich manager Paul Lambert had actually played under Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish when the latter was in charge of Celtic – led their stuttering teams against each other in this … Continue reading

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Inside the mind of Pep Guardiola

In the wake of Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola’s decision to step down at the end of the season, Graham Hunter – author of the much lauded Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World – writes a  in-depth article for Four Four Two about Guardiola’s history as a player and a manager.

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Unloved and unwanted, Alberto Aquilani’s career could once more be in limbo

At The Score Footy Blog, Paolo Bandini takes a look at Aquilani’s contract situation – where the Italian international is unable to find a club to finally settle down at.

Personally, I believe Aquilani (and Joe Cole) should be given every chance to prove themselves at Liverpool next season if the Merseyside club cannot find a buyer for the duo. Surely they can’t perform as poorly as the current Liverpool side, can they?

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6 points from Real Madrid 2-1 Bayern Munich

Two historical giants of Europe came into this game on the back of very contrasting domestic success: Real Madrid had earned a pivotal victory over arch-rivals Barcelona over the weekend and virtually secured La Liga, while Bayern Munich were less … Continue reading

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Chelsea Four show why Uefa needs to be sensitive about suspensions

The Guardian’s Daniel Taylor takes a look at one of the cruelest things that can happen to an individual footballer in knock-out tournaments (apart from missing a penalty during a shoot-out): missing the final due to yellow card suspension.

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