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Players with similar or better goalscoring streaks than Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy has been in sensational form for Leicester City this season as the club that struggled to stave off relegation last season, comfortably sits atop the Premier League standings in what has so far been one of the most open title races in recent memory. Vardy’s knack for scoring goals saw him break Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of netting ...

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Match Preview: ISL semi-final Chennaiyin v Kolkata [1st leg]

The second semi-final of the 2015 Indian Super League will be contested between Chennaiyin FC and Atletico de Kolkata. The first leg is scheduled to be played at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium on Saturday before the second leg goes underway at the imposing Salt Lake Stadium the following week. Atletico Kolkata are the defending champions and have ...

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Greatest Football Records of Liverpool of the 70s and 80s

Liverpool have been one of the traditional powerhouses in world football. They have been European champions five times, tied with Barcelona, and Bayern Munich, and are only behind Real Madrid and AC Milan. Although they have fallen behind some of the European giants in the past two decades, their place in the pantheon of the greatest football side is undisputed. ...

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Great football records set by Alfredo Di Stefano’s Real Madrid

Football history is littered with stories of exceptional teams that defined a whole era with their qualities. Some teams were renowned for their innovative tactics like Budapest Honved of Hungary, while others were renowned for their impressive trophy hauls like Liverpool during the 1970s and 80s and Ajax Amsterdam of 1970s etc. Then there were some who wowed the world ...

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Top 5 Players in ISL 2015 so far

The second edition of the Indian Super League has seen some of the players from the last season continuing their upward trajectory, while some have failed to live up to the expectations. There are still others who have made their debut in the ISL this term and have done well to be remembered among the best players of the current ...

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Can Atletico de Kolkata outclass the rest in ISL 2015?

The reigning Indian Super League Champions Atletico de Kolkata have successfully made it to the semi-finals of this year’s competition. They sit atop the league standings, having accumulated 23 points from 13 games thus far with a record of seven wins, two draws and four losses. The assured displays of the Kolkata-based side means that they are the favourites to ...

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Football records broken by Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most gifted players of the current generation and has broken many goalscoring records with his prolific return in front of the goal. The Portuguese has proven his credentials in two of the biggest leagues in the world – the Premier League and La Liga. A goal every minute Ronaldo is the owner of one ...

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1986: The crowning moment of the King

Brilliant. Cunning. Courageous. One-man-army. Phenomenon. One can fall short of superlatives if they have ever seen Diego play. Diego Armando Maradona Franco was a plain genius and is regarded as the greatest ever football player alongside Pele and the 1986 World Cup in Mexico is one of many testaments of it. The former Napoli talisman wasn’t the favorite to lead ...

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