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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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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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Opinion: Football Finance

by Robert Otira
Hypocrisy lingers strong throughout any walk of life you walk through. They lie in all institutions you find from governments to dictatorships. Uefa on a scale of hypocrisy are disciples of the practice. Uefa are about as fair as Kim-Jong-un is captilalist.
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News: African Cup of Nations- Quarter Finals

This years African Cup of Nations hasn’t failed to disappoint. Saturday and Sunday saw the quarter finals in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. Here is our recap of the 4 ties.

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Balotelli Watch: Week 3

"Best Dressed".....really?!

by Tom Stewart

It’s been quite some week for Super Mario, as he continues to make headlines. However this week it has been for the wrong reasons (ie. not paying for everyone’s petrol, wearing funny stuff, making his garden into a quad bike track etc.).

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Flair Icons #13: Eyal Berkovic

Eyal Berkovic

By Paz Bassra

Born: 02/04/1972, Regba, Israel

Clubs: Maccabi Haifa, Southampton (loan), West Ham United, Celtic, Blackburn Rovers (loan), Manchester City, Portsmouth, Maccabi Tel Aviv

International: Israel (82 caps, 14 goals)

Arguably Israel’s greatest ever player; the jewel in the Israeli Football Hall of Fame’s crown. His Hebrew nickname Ho-Kasem literally translates as ‘The Magician’, which is befitting of this midfield maestro. Here is the story of the man who the Israeli public consider to be their 94th greatest ever child.

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