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Author Archives: Shantanu Gupta

Things to know before going to a football match for the first time

Going to your first football game is an unforgettable experience. You’d be surprised at how different it is. If you don’t have anything planned ahead of time, you’ll realize that you should have done something around ten minutes into the game. Before you go to your first football game, here are a few things you should know about the sport: When Choosing Your ...

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Middlesbrough and Wycombe suing Championship strugglers Derby County

 Championship strugglers Derby County are facing further issues in an already disastrous season as Middlesbrough, and Wycombe Wanderers are suing the Midlands club. The Rams have already been docked 21 points this season. Initially, Derby were given a 12-point deduction at the beginning of the season for breaching the English Football League (EFL) financial fair play rules. Then, in November 2021, ...

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Premier League Prediction 2021 – 2022

With more than half the Premier League season now completed, now is an opportune time to make some predictions how the final table will look come May. One thing that is certain is that, in the short-term at least, there will be more matches cancelled due to Covid, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) warning that more than 50% of the population of ...

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What are the Fastest Red Cards in the History of Football?

One of the many reasons why so many people love football is because of the dramatic moments that change games. Goals are the most important moments of any football match, but a red card can have an enormous impact on the game, especially if it comes early.  There have been several incidents which have led to early red cards in games, and these can be early ...

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Will the Data on Dementia and Heading Alter the Game?

We have recently seen the introduction of new heading guidelines for football players in the Premier League ahead of the 2021/22 season. The changes come on the back of a great deal of research surrounding the link between heading the football and dementia in later life. Some of the players affected by dementia after their careers ended are famous names, ...

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Five best goals in the history of the Euros

Some of the greatest goals in international football have been scored during the European Championships. A piece of individual brilliance is often the difference between a team’s success and elimination at a major tournament. Some of the best Euros goals have turned the tide for a nation or been the cutting edge needed to help teams progress. 5. Hal Robson-Kanu ...

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