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Understanding tactical periodisation in football

Understanding tactical periodisation in football

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-29 16:28:18

Tactical periodisation is a football training method. This method was famously used by Jose Mourinho in 2004 when his Porto won the Champions League.  Since then, many managers have adopted the...

Germany's dismal performance in the UNL, a worrying sign?

Germany's dismal performance in the UNL, a worrying sign?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-06-28 17:43:11

The German national team's performance in the UEFA Nations League 2022 so far has not been up to the mark.  Barring a 5-2 win against an underperforming Italy, the other three results are 1 goal...

Cost-effective options in this transfer window

Cost-effective options in this transfer window

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-27 15:17:44

The transfer window is open and lots of activities are going on around the football world. Big money moves are being made by the big clubs, also some smart deals are there.  The modern transfer...

Here's why Manchester United won't make top 4 in the next season

Here's why Manchester United won't make top 4 in the next season

Neel Rahman 2022-06-27 13:53:25

Manchester United fans have not had a good time for quite some time now. Since Sir Alex Ferguson bid goodbye, it has all been a downfall, a continuous careless crumble towards irrelevancy. In the mos...

Happy Birthday Leo Messi: A birthday without a heartbreak!

Happy Birthday Leo Messi: A birthday without a heartbreak!

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-06-24 15:52:16

Every year on the 24th of June, the world agonizingly witnesses one of the greatest footballers ever grow one more year old. The world witnessed the little boy from Rosario, who dazzled everyone with...

Busquets and Alba are still irreplaceable for Barcelona

Busquets and Alba are still irreplaceable for Barcelona

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-22 17:45:24

We all remember the domination of the Spain national team and FC Barcelona from 2008-2012. Within this period, Spain won 2 Euros and also the World Cup in 2010.  That team is regarded by many as...

Mane to Bayern Munich: A good deal?

Mane to Bayern Munich: A good deal?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-06-22 14:51:29

Liverpool's Sadio Mane is already in Munich, and according to all the sources, the Bavarian Club has signed the Liverpool veteran for a sum of £27.5 million initially, which is going to rise to...

Proposed new rules in football: Will it change the game?

Proposed new rules in football: Will it change the game?

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-18 15:51:11

Football is the number one sport in the world in terms of popularity and participation. For centuries, this game has evolved and changed in many ways. The rules have changed from time to time. ...

Unstoppable Argentina - how the change came?

Unstoppable Argentina - how the change came?

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-06-14 15:31:57

They may not look as flashy as Brazil, formidable as France or unstoppable as Spain. Yet they are unbeaten for 33 games. They may not look invincible, but they have been so for quite a long time.&nbsp...

Marcelo Vieira: A proper Real Madrid legend

Marcelo Vieira: A proper Real Madrid legend

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-06-14 12:50:21

Marcelo dribbling past a few opposition players and looking for a cross into the box has been one of the most common scenes that could be seen in any Real Madrid match from 2007 to 2022.  The Re...

Chelsea need a 'mini-rebuild'

Chelsea need a 'mini-rebuild'

Mansurul Kafi 2022-06-09 18:32:07

Although Chelsea clinched two trophies (Club World Cup and European Super Cup) and were able to reach the finals of Carabao and FA cup, their overall performance, especially in the premier league left...

Messi and Ronaldo are not done yet

Messi and Ronaldo are not done yet

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-08 13:26:20

In Argentina’s last game against Estonia, Lionel Messi scored all 5 goals for his side, making a new record as the first-ever player to score 5 goals both for club and country.  Back in 20...

Being Jurgen Klopp isn't easy

Being Jurgen Klopp isn't easy

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-06-07 13:45:55

Jurgen Klopp is clearly among the finest managers of his generation, if not of all time. He has been doing extraordinary things as a coach. It is true for both Liverpool and Dortmund. Yet he has not e...

Vinicius Junior’s breakout season

Vinicius Junior’s breakout season

Mahtab Jamil 2022-06-06 17:48:04

When Vinicius Jr joined Real Madrid from Flamengo back in 2019, many compared him to Neymar coming from Santos. But in a star-studded team like Real Madrid, he found life to be difficult in the beginn...

The resurgence of AC Milan: From the brink of bankruptcy to winning Serie A

The resurgence of AC Milan: From the brink of bankruptcy to winning Serie A

Ahmed Fahim Shihab 2022-06-05 12:18:44

May 22, 2022. Fans erupt at Piazza del Duomo as AC Milan have just clinched its first Scudetto since 2011. But how did The Rossoneri fall into the pit and how did the 18-times Serie A champion resurge...

The Don of Europe and his unmatched legacy

The Don of Europe and his unmatched legacy

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-31 16:29:08

Records and legacies will never stop following him. Winning has become a habit for him; it never looked as easy for anyone as it seems for him.  Don Carlo Ancelotti has truly bossed everywhere h...

The resurgence of Milan rivalry

The resurgence of Milan rivalry

Mahtab Jamil 2022-05-30 14:18:06

AC Milan became champions of Italy after a decade. Inter Milan gave them a huge fight but eventually fell short.  This whole Serie A campaign had been a topsy turvy ride as AC Milan, Inter Milan...

The elites of Royal Madrid: A never-ending legacy of European dominance

The elites of Royal Madrid: A never-ending legacy of European dominance

Shuvro Saif 2022-05-29 16:44:44

Incredible, improbable, unthinkable, unbelievable… and put whatever adjectives left in your dictionary to describe Real Madrid’s 2021-22 UCL campaign, each of them will suit it befittingl...

Real Madrid secure 14th UCL trophy to further cement their European royalty

Real Madrid secure 14th UCL trophy to further cement their European royalty

Rafeul Hasan 2022-05-29 12:07:18

As Real Madrid clinch their 14th Uefa Champion’s League title, a feat that any team in the near future won’t surpass, they have also proved a valuable point. Sometimes having the right men...

What Mbappe's rejection could mean for Real Madrid?

What Mbappe's rejection could mean for Real Madrid?

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-25 16:19:08

Kylian Mbappe is staying at PSG. The most anticipated transfer saga of this season is over after the French young sensation decided to stay where he is. Real Madrid chased him for 5 years. After ever...

Italy belongs to AC Milan

Italy belongs to AC Milan

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-24 13:49:28

Maybe the will was there since last season. Maybe the promise was made after last season ended. After nobody touched the trophy except Juventus for 9 straight seasons, Inter broke the deadlock and won...

4 titles in 5 years: Manchester City deserves much more praise

4 titles in 5 years: Manchester City deserves much more praise

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-23 14:55:06

Premier League at its best.  Till the 75th minute, nobody knew who is going to win. Liverpool was on par with Wolves at Anfield; at Etihad, things got messed up. Astonishingly, Villa were leadin...

Survival, Silverware, Supremacy - all at stake ahead of the final match-day of Premier League

Survival, Silverware, Supremacy - all at stake ahead of the final match-day of Premier League

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-22 17:13:52

After two seasons of break, Premier League is back to its usual best. 37 weeks of football were not enough to find a clear champion of England. So, it’s down to the very last day, the very last...

Premier League final game-week: Battles of individual glory

Premier League final game-week: Battles of individual glory

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-22 14:23:20

The clock is ticking. In only a few hours, the final matchday of the Premier League will kick-off. Everything will be decided just 2 hours from that moment. The glorious champions, the agonizing runn...

Will Robert Lewandowski fit in Xavi's system?

Will Robert Lewandowski fit in Xavi's system?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-05-18 15:00:01

Robert Lewandowski has decided not to extend his contract with Bayern Munich and according to most of the sources, is close to making a move to FC Barcelona. With Xavi Hernandez at the helm, Barcelon...

Chelsea losing consecutive finals: Where lies the problem?

Chelsea losing consecutive finals: Where lies the problem?

Mahtab Jamil 2022-05-16 16:50:08

In the FA cup final, Chelsea lost 6-5 on penalties to Liverpool with Cesar Azpilicueta and Mason Mount missing their individual penalties.  With this, Chelsea become the first team in history to...

Ninety minutes in the Bernabeu is a very long time

Ninety minutes in the Bernabeu is a very long time

Mashfiq Mizan 2022-05-09 15:20:56

Real Madrid have performed like the comic book superhero version of the club that we grew up hearing stories of, staging a series of remontadas (Spanish for a comeback) at Santiago Bernabéu dur...

Carlo Ancelotti deserves all the praise for Real Madrid's league triumph

Carlo Ancelotti deserves all the praise for Real Madrid's league triumph

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-05-01 13:38:37

With a 4-0 win over Espanyol, Real Madrid have clinched their 35th La Liga Title. The manager, Carlo Ancelotti has also been part of a phenomenal record. He has become the only manager to win all of t...

Dominant Real Madrid take home 35th La Liga title

Dominant Real Madrid take home 35th La Liga title

Mahtab Jamil 2022-05-01 03:18:20

Real Madrid have secured their 35th La Liga title with a 4-0 win over Espanyol.  The season has been a stellar one for Real Madrid where they outclassed their domestic rivals by a great margin.&...

Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp - pioneering the modern day managerial rivalry

Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp - pioneering the modern day managerial rivalry

Tofael Mahmud 2022-04-25 15:08:14

Remember the fierce rivalry between Arsenal and Manchester United that spanned nearly one decade?  Remember the magicians in the dugout—Arsene Wenger and Alex Ferguson — probably the...