“Please watch my hand, Bro!” – Reus, Hummels & Co. wrap a football | BVB Boxing Days #2

OK, let’s go. Shall we? Shall we make it a bit bigger? It’s not that difficult. Should we turn it a bit? No, not like this. Yes, go. Cut straight. Yes, this way! Wait… You’re blind, give it here. I really am blind, you’ll have to do the looking! It’s a complete mess! -No, look, […]

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An Early Look At Mourinho’s Tottenham Tactics

Jose Mourinho has returned to the Premier League after his spell at Manchester United. Although that stint yielded three trophies, it’s hard to see at as a significant success overall and the Portuguese manager will want to rehabilitate his reputation in English football. At Tottenham Hotspur, he has an excellent opportunity – a squad of […]

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How The Global Financial Crisis Changed Football

If ever a sport reflected a certain disconnect with its audience, it is surely football. Players’ wages continue to climb, the big clubs remain cash cows and the competitive imbalances that have plagued the game for the past decade show little sign of levelling out. In contrast, most of professional football’s client base enjoy very […]

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