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- May 13, 2020
Born in 1925, such was the impact of Nílton Santos, that he still today makes lists of the best footballers of all time. Santos was born in Brazil and spent the whole of his club career with Botafogo, he played for the senior team from 1948-1964. He mostly played as a left-back, and he won many honours during his career with more bestowed upon him after his retirement. Santos passed away at the age of 88 on 27th November 2013.
What Makes Santos So Special
Nílton Santos is widely regarded as one of the best ever defenders to have ever played football. He is said to have revolutionised the left-back position by demonstrating that players in that position can be successfully used as part of the attacking strategy of the game in addition to defensively.
During the prime of his career Santos made some incredible runs down the left wing, of the like not seen before from footballers playing in his position. This enthusiasm for playing a more forward position
- May 06, 2020
Consistently at the top of the table in the Bundesliga for his impressive goal scoring, in this post we are going to look through the career of Robert Lewandowski. Throughout this article, we will explore his junior and senior football journey both with club and national squads. So, if you want to find out more about this striker then keep on reading. Here is the basics of Robert Lewandowski’s personal and player profile:
- DOB – 21st August 1988
- Height – 1.84m
- Weight – 80kg
- Nationality – Polish
- Current Club: Bayern Munich
- Signed – 1st July 2006
- Position – Striker
Lewandowski’s Youth Career
Born on the 21st August 1988, Robert started his football career with a local club called Partyzant Leszno as an unregistered player. At nine years old he joined MKS Varsovia Warsaw where he stayed for seven years. Now in his mid-teens, Lewandowski moved again to Delta Warsaw
- April 29, 2020
Son Heung-Min (손흥민) has been making a name for himself in international soccer since he joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2015. And to acknowledge his achievements in recent seasons, we have put this article together to showcase his journey from South Korean youth soccer to the Premier League. Here is the general player profile of Heung-min Son, but to find out more about this key player, then keep on reading:
Hangul - 손흥민
DOB – 8th July 1992
Height – 1.83m
Weight – 77kg
Nationality – South Korean
Current Club – Tottenham Hotspur
Signed – 28th August 2015
Position – Forward
Heung-Min’s Youth Career
Born on the 8th July 1992, Heung-min grew up with a considerable amount of football in his life. His father Son Woong-Jung is a retired football player that upon retirement became a football manager who also represented his country in the South Korean national team B during his prime.
- April 22, 2020
Through this blog post we are going to look back across the football careers of Agüero and Aubameyang to see how they performed for both club and national squads. While we do this, we will try and identify the strengths and weaknesses of both players. So, if you want to find out more about Agüero and Aubameyang and how their stats compare, then keep on reading.
Agüero’s 18/19 Premier League Performance
To begin with, we will investigate the performance of Agüero during the 18/19 Premier League season which he spent wearing the signature sky blue and white Manchester City strip. In the bullet points below we have listed every match in the Premier League season that Agüero scored a goal along
- April 15, 2020
Within this blog post we are going to explore the current and previous performance on the pitch by Griezmann and Hazard. Both currently playing in rival squads in the La Liga, previously these key players have taken part in different leagues. Therefore, in this article we are going to see how they fared previously with an update coming shortly to how they are coping in the same league. So, if you want to find out more about Griezmann and Hazard, then keep on reading.
Antoine Griezmann 2018/19 La Liga Performance
To begin with we are going to look into how Antoine Griezmann has performed during the 18/19 season playing in the La Liga tournament for Atletico Madrid. At the beginning of 19/20 Griezmann transferred to Barcelona, so we will explore his stats at the end of the season with his new club to see if there is a change. Below is
- April 08, 2020
As Barcelona’s top scorers, Messi and Suárez are often compared to one another. Throughout this blog post we are going to delve into the performance of both players from the previous season representing Barcelona as well as their nations to see how they work together compared to on their own or on the opposing sides of the pitch. So, if you want to find out more about these key players in La Liga, then keep on reading.
Messi’s 2018/19 Performance
First off, we are going to explore the performance on the pitch by Messi during the 2018/19 La Liga season representing Barcelona. Below we have broken down each goal he scored per match and what team it was against to try and establish where his strengths are:
- 18/08/2018 – 2 goals scored against Alaves
- 02/09/2018 – 2 goals scored against Huesca
- 23/09/2018 – 1 goal scored
- April 01, 2020
Mo Salah and Sadio Mané are much-loved Winger’s who currently play for Liverpool. They both have a very impressive history with the squad and have helped lead the club to greatness over the years. But how do they compare to one another? In this article we are going to look into how they have performed during the 2018/19 season representing not only Liverpool, but their national teams too. As a result of this, we can see how effective they are when playing together on the pitch. So, if you want to find out more about these two key players, then keep on reading.
Mo Salah’s 2018/19 Performance
To begin with we are going to look into the performance of Mo Salah during the 2018/19 Premier League season. This was his second season with Liverpool after the club purchased him from AS Roma in 2017 for 42M Euros. Below we can see the breakdown of each match in which
- March 27, 2020
In this article we are going to compare these two key strikers in the Premier League who battle it out head to head in the league, as well as alongside one another when they represent their country. Within this post we are going to explore their performance during the 18/19 season along with their history of matches together to try and gauge who is the strongest and who is more consistent with their performance on the pitch. So, if you want to find out more about how Sterling and Kane compare, then keep on reading.
Raheem Sterling’s 18/19 Performance
To start off with we are going to look at the performance of Raheem Sterling during the 2018/19 Premier League season. Below we have broken down each match he scored in and against who to see if we can spot any noticeable trends:
- 12/08/2018 – 1 goal scored against Arsenal
- 01/09/2018 – 1 goal scored against Newcastle
- 15/09/2018 – 1 goal scored against Fulham
- 29/09/2018 – 1 goal scored
- March 25, 2020
Social distancing with progression to lockdown has been implemented in many countries around the world. With sporting events postponed, including football leagues, forced closures of schools, restaurants and entertainment venues, as well as non-essential shops, people are being asked or told to stay at home. Enforced lockdown with police and/or military enforcement is becoming increasingly common, with strict limitations on the reasons why you are allowed to leave your home.
With so much time at home, no live football on TV, and the kids to keep entertained we have compiled a list of ideas on how to stay upbeat, keep yourself busy and stay in touch with the game you love most – football. Here’s a list of ideas that we will cover in more detail below:
- Garden football skills and mini family games
- Console based football games
- Online football games
- IOS & Android games
- Learn about tactics
- Soccer Box football activity
- March 20, 2020
Euro 2020 cancelled, the Premier League football across Europe suspended with no certainty of the season being concluded. Who could have predicted this is the situation we would find ourselves in in twenty-twenty? Of course, in comparison to the global situation the cancellation of some football games isn’t that important. But it does have a wider implication not only for the sport itself, but for the economy, for businesses who rely on football to make a living as well as on the mental health of players, coaches, technical and admin staff as well as supporters around the world.
How Coronavirus Has Impacted Football
Massive disruption, and countrywide shut-downs are happening around the world, to prevent further spread of Covid-19. Covid-19 commonly referred to as Coronavirus originated in China in December 2019, has spread to every continent since. Coronavirus is a viral infection, that causes a range of symptoms primarily in the respiratory system that can range from