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The end of elites: has competition returned to European leagues?

Liverpool’s imperious start and Manchester City’s brutal response to an early stumble against Norwich that the Premier League has another close title race to look forward to. Yes, Guardiola’s side came unstuck against Wolves last weekend, but nobody will bet against the Cityzens from bouncing back. However, as hype builds for round two between Guardiola […]

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Could play-offs be the way to stop Bayern’s dominance?

The former Bayer Leverkusen chairman Wolfgang Holzhäuser is the most recent figure to propose reform to the Bundesliga in order to prevent potential competitive stagnation. German domestic football has been undeniably dominated by Bayern Munich, as the Bavarian club have regularly won the title since the league’s inception in the 1960s. In total, they have […]

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Best and worst football stadiums

With the proliferation of standardised sterilised stadia, which ones are the best, and which ones are the worst? Best Everton – Goodison Park Oh I do love pillars me, and there’s genuinely something quite brilliant about knowing that there is a chance of only seeing 30% of the pitch. It remains one of the best […]

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Sport stars have a responsibility to act in a just manner

After the German football team beat San Marino 8-0, striker Thomas Muller commented that he “didn’t see the point” of playing San Marino, going on to say that less successful teams (to put it nicely) “can only defend with tough tackling” and that this posed an unnecessary risk for more successful teams. After this drew […]