Case Study: Bayern Munich 0-2 Borussia Monchengladbach 21/3/2015

March 28, 2015
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Case Study: Bayern Munich 0-2 Borussia Monchengladbach 21/3/2015

It’s hardly the Franz Beckenbauer and Gunter Netzer-led rivalry of old, but the clash between two of the league’s top three was definitely something to get excited about, even if they were separated by 20 points. While mostly lacking the playing quality of other top leagues, the Bundesliga has such an interesting variety of...

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Why Manchester United should aim for Champions League qualification and FA Cup

March 10, 2015
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Why Manchester United should aim for Champions League qualification and FA Cup

If Manchester United finish in third position in the Barclays Premier League this season and win the FA Cup for the first time since 2004, then this will be a season well done and an undoubted success for Louis van Gaal in his first season as United manager. United at their very best for...

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Case Study: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Arsenal 7/2/2015

February 8, 2015
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Case Study: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Arsenal 7/2/2015

While Arsenal have struggled continuously with big games in recent years, they have remained largely in control of North London due to Tottenham’s never-ending ability to shoot themselves in the foot. Both sides have tested fans to their limit this season, yet against Manchester City Arsenal showed signs they may be able to compete...

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Case Study: Atletico Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid 7/2/2015

February 8, 2015
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Case Study: Atletico Madrid 4-0 Real Madrid 7/2/2015

After the shock and horror of losing a game, Real Madrid came back strong with another five wins on the bounce to put some distance between them and the chasing pack, but they had reason to be more than a little edgy going into the match against their city rivals. Atletico won the Supercopa,...

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Case Study: Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayern Munich 30/1/2015

February 8, 2015
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Case Study: Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayern Munich 30/1/2015

As the Bundesliga returns from its winter break, there’s a distinct air of futility circulating around German football. For the second year in a row, Bayern Munich have all but wrapped up their league win before Christmas. They have always used their clout to strangle competition but it’s been taken to such an extent...

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Best of the dross: Chelsea 2014/15

February 4, 2015
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Best of the dross: Chelsea 2014/15

Like clockwork, Jose Mourinho once again looks a great bet to win the league in his second season at a club. Taking away some of the sheen is the fact that there isn’t really any decent competition, but also that Chelsea themselves aren’t particularly good. Despite their winning start to the season, it first...

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