Monthly Archives: November 2012

In Belgium, an Old Quarrel Gets a New Slant NYT’s James Montague reflects on the effect of Belgium’s national football team on Belgium’s political position, another fantastic example of football’s power to bring together and unite people.

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NextGen is that rarest of things in football – a genuinely good idea Barney Ronay of the Guardian Sportsblog writes about the wonderful nature of the NextGen series: how it has helped young players (and a manager no less) make … Continue reading

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The Super Sub: An Unsustainable Situation F365’s Daniel Storey outlines what exactly makes super subs, as well as the difficult situation they’re in when trying to earn a position in the starting XI.

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England’s courtship of Wilfried Zaha and Raheem Sterling is just the start The Guardian’s Barney Ronay underscores the growing issue of young players’ dual nationality in international football, with a specific focus on England’s Sterling and Zaha.

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Steven Gerrard: ‘Don’t call me a hero or legend’ Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard reflects on his time with England thus far, after being only the 6th Englishman to win 100 caps for his country. He admits that despite that achievement, he … Continue reading

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Why Edin Dzeko is Manchester City’s glory boy

Why Edin Dzeko is Manchester City’s glory boy Rob Smyth writes for Life’s a Pitch about Manchester City’s recent goalscoring hero Edin Dzeko, and provides an interesting take the role and perception of substitutes in football.

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Bandini: Vote Stramaccioni/Mourinho for president!

Bandini: Vote Stramaccioni/Mourinho for president! For The Score, Paolo Bandini profiles the reason behind Inter’s much-lauded resurgence: their manager Andrea Stramaccioni.

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