Category Archives: Features

Rivalry aka Hatred

by Natasha Shafai

Arsenal and Spurs
Everton and Liverpool
Newcastle and Sunderland
Rangers and Celtic
Barca and Real
United and City
United and Liverpool
United and Leeds

The list is endless……

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The Season of Return

by Adam Tighe

Paul Scholes stunned football fans when he made a stunning comeback against Manchester City in January. Having retired from playing for the red half of Manchester at the end of last season, it looked like the extraordinarily talented midfielder had left the pitch for good.

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Flair Icons #19: Matt Le Tissier

Matt Le Tissier

by Paz Bassra (@PazBassra)

Born: 14/10/1968, Guernsey (yes, really)

Clubs: Southampton (540 games, 210 goals in all competitions)

International: England (8 caps, 0 goals), England B (6 caps, 3 goals), England U21 (21 caps,
3 goals)

Xavi Hern├índez – “His talent was simply out of the norm. He could simply dribble past
seven or eight players but without speed – he just walked past them. For me he was
sensational”.

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Top 5 Candidates for the Wolves Job

by Paz Bassra (@PazBassra)

After Mick McCarthy’s sacking, Wolverhampton Wanderers are on the look out for a new manager to save them from relegation. Here are the top 5 candidates:

5. Neil Warnock:

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The Love of Football

by Natasha Shafai

Why do we love football? It’s the eternal question that my dad asks me? ”You’re a girl”
he says and I reply with ”That’s a bit sexist” but he says he doesn’t mean it like that. I love
the passion, the adrenaline rush when my team scores, the pure unadulterated joy and
happiness when you win a big game, the devastation coupled with tears when you lose
and there’s the science behind it as well. It’s estimated that we can burn up to 300 calories
during the 90 minutes. Just by being nervous and the adrenaline that runs around our body
every time the opposition has an effort on goal, a bad challenge happens to your player, the
ref does something that annoys you or we have an effort of their goals…so the whole 90
minutes basically. I don’t need to exercise just watch United play a couple of times of week!

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Ranking the 13 “New Maradona’s”

by Tom Stewart

The title of “New Maradona” or “New Diego” is one that is given to highly talented Argentinian attacking players, using the nations legendary number 10 as an ambitious benchmark. Thirteen players have had the label dumped on them, some of them have revelled in the limelight while some have failed to live up to expectation.

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