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PACO ALCACER

It’s often said that sometimes one has to take one step backwards to move two steps forward — that life is not always a straightforward journey from point A to point B. Then there are times one has to get off that path altogether and forge a new one, in areas unknown, to realise one’s full potential. Football is no

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AWAY DAYS MADRID

Not many cities can offer the quantity and quality of football that Madrid can. Euan McTear looks at look at this special footballing pilgrimage. It’s hardly a stretch to claim that the capital of Spain is also the capital of European football. With five top-flight teams, two of the four best club sides based on UEFA coefficients and the Champions

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PUMA Dortmund Celebrations

Sports Company PUMA presented Borussia Dortmund‘s new home kit, which combines traditional and modern elements to mark the German football club’s 110-year anniversary.  The new home shirt takes cues from the kits of the past, combining a clean, classic look with a round neck, raglan sleeves and modern graphics on the shoulders.  The neck label inside the shirt also pays

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UCL GROUP STAGE NUMBERS

17 – Paris Saint-Germain were the top goal scorers in the Champions League group stage, averaging almost three a game 0 – AEK Athens were the only club not to earn a single point. The two goals they scored on matchday two were the only ones of their entire campaign. 109 – Young Boys were the dirtiest side – committing

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ARSENAL RE-VISITED

Arsenal continue their Europa League run with a double-header against BATE Borisov. Heres a look  on a classic from one of the Gunners’ previous continental campaigns. Arsenal 3-0 Milan [Milan 4-3 Arsenal on aggregate] (Champions League, 2011-12) There have been numerous exciting games at the Emirates Stadium since its opening back in 2006. Yet arguably one of the most memorable matches

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HE’S THE MAN

He’s no longer a teenager with promise. Having turned 20 in December, Kylian Mbappe is now a man that has rightly taken his place amongst the world’s best footballers. The Paris Saint-Germain striker had an incredible 2018, winning the World Cup with France and becoming only the second teenager in history to score in the final. The other was Pele,

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GOING DUTCH

Previously a synonym for brilliant football and impressive youngsters, the Netherlands have dropped from the top tier in recent years. But, as Colin Millar writes, they’re on their way back As world football’s biggest tournament got underway in Russia last summer, there was one absentee whose failure to reach the World Cup no longer registered as a great surprise. The

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