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Nothing short of humiliation

Disorganized, naïve, embarrassing. Manchester United’s performance against Liverpool last Sunday can be described in many ways, but the face of Sir Alex Ferguson up in the stands perhaps epitomized it best. With puffed-out cheeks and a sullen expression, the former United boss looked devoid of all energy and hope – not unlike the home team. […]

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Manchester United, riding their luck or making it?

Manchester United are a club that can boast some of the biggest names in world football yet remain riddled with inconsistency. This is a squad with remarkable depth and talent across almost all areas, and yet they have so far failed to successfully string together neither performances nor results.Within an eventful summer transfer window which […]

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Champions League Roundup

Koeman’s time is surely up A Barcelona team in name alone, Ronald Koeman’s side suffered an embarrassing 3-0 loss, as a fluent Benfica’s perfect game plan has surely confirmed that Koeman’s days leading the Nou Camp are numbered. Registering a mere one shot on target, a lack of discipline and quality at the top of […]

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Lionel Messi crowned Best FIFA Men’s Player: should he win the Ballon d’Or again?

With Cristiano Ronaldo playing increasingly fewer games each season and Lionel Messi picking up more and more injuries, it would seem that a footballing era, one dominated by  quite possibly the two best players ever, is slowly coming to an end. Though both remain in the top three best footballers in the world, Ronaldo has […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation re-emerges as the #MeToo movement enters football

Content warning: sexual assault The #MeToo movement, which has forced many professions and fields to reflect upon their treatment of women, has again gathered pace as an allegation of rape against one of football’s biggest stars has come to light. Kathryn Mayorga, a 34-year-old American, alleges that Cristiano Ronaldo raped her in a Las Vegas […]