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Can Antonio Conte lead Italy to European Championship success?

When Jose Mourinho was unceremoniously sacked from the Chelsea job last year, rumours started swirling that the London outfit were going to hire Antonio Conte to steady the ship of the team that made a hash of their title defence last season. However, not many believed those rumours to be true, expecting that the former Juventus boss would stay at ...

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Best Quotes on Gary Neville

If you like hard working people, then you’ll love Gary Alexander Neville. Born in Greater Manchester in 1975, Gary Neville has had an incredible journey so far. One of Manchester United’s most loyal servant, Gary is also one of the most decorated English footballers of all time. The former United skipper has won 20 major trophies in his time at ...

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Football’s Rising Stars – Hector Bellerin

Hector Bellerin

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has made it to the Spanish national team for the upcoming European Championship due to be held in France later this month through the back door. However, no one can say that he didn’t deserve a spot in La Furia Roja squad considering the hugely successful campaign he enjoyed at the Emirates Stadium in the 2015/16 ...

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1984 Euro – The legend of Michel Platini

In the 1983/84 Serie A campaign, Michel Platini had guided Juventus to the Serie A title with his 20 goals from 28 league appearances. He was also instrumental in helping the Old Lady to a triumphant campaign in the Cup Winners’ Cup. The Frenchman’s stupendous performances were enough to see him win his second successive Ballon d’Or, and as a ...

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Football’s Biggest Controversies – The Battle of Santiago

The 1962 World Cup match between Chile and Italy has gained notoriety for being one of the most violent and lawless football matches ever played. That entire competition was littered with disciplinary infractions, but what happened in the game between the hosts and the Italians took the indiscipline to a whole new level. The stage for the ‘battle’ was set ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Sir Bobby Robson

Sir Bobby Robson is regarded amongst one of the best managers that England has produced. A forward in his playing days, Robson went on to manage in several major European countries, something that not many English managers are willing to try. And in doing so, he achieved success too. Robson started his playing career with Fulham in the old English ...

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