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Best New Women's Soccer Players of 2018
The beauty of soccer is that it's an open ended sport with a wide variety of angles and attitudes to experience. The female iteration of MSL has, in all accord, taken the US by storm in a newfound entry of sports and televised entertainment. From the likes of the radical and indifferent Hope Solo, an American goalkeeper and World Cup champion, to that of the less known identity behind Alyssa Naeher, yet another goalkeeper from the Chicago Red Stars, only proves of the audacity, wit and cunning so enlivened by this newfound female taste in American soccer. How and where this sport will go is beyond me, but the modern referral of newer additions to the various US teams can be a good starting point.
Manchester United: A Case for Bad Recruitment?
As one of the biggest clubs in the world, if not the biggest, Manchester United can command a spending power only to be rivaled by an elite few. Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid, and newcomers to the financial elite Paris Saint Germain and local rivals Manchester City, are the only teams in the world that can match Manchester United's spending power in 2018. Despite more money being pumped into association football year on year, the landscape is changing; huge clubs such as Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Arsenal can't compete with the wages and transfer fees that other clubs can offer to the players at the top level. Putting it like that, Manchester United should be able to pick and choose some of the best players from world football to put in their team, right?Not exactly.
Who Will Win the Premier League Next Season? Place Your Bets
So, you want to know who is going to win the premier league next season. Firstly I am going to cancel out all teams apart from the top 6. It's pretty much impossible that we’ll get another season where a team like Leicester will win it again. I am going to go by who has the best pros and the most cons and also who has the best chance of winning the premier league from 1–10, 10 being the highest.
The Spanish Connection
Think back to the summer; Chelsea had just signed Alvaro Morata for £58m from Real Madrid, a new club record. This sparked a lot of speculation: was Cesc Fabregas going to provide the same assists that he provided to Diego Costa previously? But no, instead it was Cesar Azpilicueta providing the majority of assists.
Goal! Extended Version
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Antonio Conte Set for the Sack or Contract Extension?
Recently, Antonio Conte has been under some scrutiny after Chelsea have had some poor performances, and this can been accompanied with some very poor results. This was capped off with a second half collapse against Bournemouth, which led to a 3-0 home defeat to AFC Bournemouth on Wednesday. This included three goals in sixteen second half minutes, including former Blue, Nathan Ake, scoring the third. Ake had left the club in the summer for around 20 million pounds.
Fantasy Premier League Tips All Players Should Know
Odds are never in your favor when it comes to picking not only the right team in fantasy football, but a winning team. I think this concept, most of all, has become rather construed, especially when dealing with Premier League fantasy football, because it’s as much about skill as it is about the team’s overall functionality. You may have two or three of the best players on your League, but if they’re positioned incorrectly, or aren’t making all the points you had hoped for, chances are you simply didn’t follow the correct steps in designing a world class fantasy team.
Most Emotional Moments in Soccer History
Soccer comes with a lot of mixed emotions other than the fierce attitude the players and fans have on. From the heartbreak after a tragic loss to the intense joy after defeating an ongoing rival, soccer can easily mess with our feelings. It's like having a crush on someone; you love everything about them, go nuts when they say hi to you, and want to hide from the world in anger and sorrow when you see them talking to someone else. That's how I see soccer...
Premier League Top Scorers of the Season
From Harry Kane to Wayne Rooney, the Premier League's had some real stars emerge this season. Based on their statistics, ability, and athleticism, these athletes are best known for their incredible success on the field.
Huddersfield 0-3 Liverpool: Stats Review
Sound the church bells! Liverpool had a lot of possession away from home, and won! This has been all too rare an occurrence in recent times. Prior to this match, the Reds had played 46 away matches in the Premier League under Jürgen Klopp. Those games split almost evenly between Liverpool having less or more than 59 percent of the possession.
David Beckham Returns to the MLS
Miami hasn’t had an MLS franchise since 2001, when the Miami Fusion went under. But on Monday, that changed, as the MLS granted the Beckham Group an expansion team. And the Latino population couldn’t be more excited!
What to Eat Before a Soccer Game
What should you eat before a soccer game? Lots of carbs. In this article, we will take you through the steps to have your best game yet, with the aid of a full stomach, lots of energy, and a newfound motivation in your body's ability.