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5 footballers who excelled after changing positions

26 Sep 19

Footballers know that playing the same position from junior football all the way up to the professional ranks isn't common. You may need to change positions to excel as a player and find the area of the...

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The sitter: Why football players miss easy chances

20 Sep 19

It happens nearly every weekend in major football leagues such as the Premier League and La Liga. Football players miss easy chances right in front of the goal. Yes, a missed sitter can be an incredibly...

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Best football boots for 2019

17 Sep 19

The football season has just got underway for many players. A new football season not only means putting on a new kit but new football boots as well. Boots no longer come in only black or white. Over the...

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The pressure on young footballers

14 Sep 19

Does the pressure on young footballers cause them to fail? It is an interesting question as a recent interview with Aston Villa player Tyrone Mings claimed his best player development came from simply...

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Qatar World Cup fast approaching but legacy of player mistreatment shouldn’t be forgotten

9 Sep 19

Zahir Belounis spent a nightmare 19 months trapped in Qatar thanks to his football club not allowing him to exit the country.

The 2022 World Cup is fast approaching in Qatar and the country will host...

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Football socks: Do you cut the feet off your socks?

3 Sep 19

It is funny to think that less than 10 years ago, the practice of football players cutting the feet off their football socks started. A generation of players may not realise it, but in 2012, cutting the...

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Eat like a pro: 5 foods you need to eat for top football performance

31 Aug 19

If you want to be a professional footballer, you have to eat like one. As former WWE superstar "Stone Cold" Steve Austin says, "You can't out-train a poor diet". Top-class footballers not only train well...

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Like Father, Like Son: Young footballers following in their dads’ footsteps

27 Aug 19

Top-class footballers tend to pave the way for their offspring to enter the world of football. Some sons have made a name for themselves. However, many sons never reached the heights their old men did....

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What is Turf Toe?

23 Aug 19

Turf Toe is an injury that affects the big toe and can be incredibly painful. The effects of turf toe can put football players out of action for weeks.

The injury received its name due to American football...

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Football player-managers: What happened to the once common practice?

21 Aug 19

There was a time in football that a team's manager was also one of its star players. The likes of Kenny Dalglish, Glenn Hoddle, and Graeme Souness were all successful player-managers. Not only were they...

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5 Biggest football transfer shocks

16 Aug 19

The football transfer window for the major leagues around Europe will close soon. As major moves kick into high gear and potential deals go bust, it is a time to look back on some of the biggest football...

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The strange case of Ravel Morrison

14 Aug 19

The name Ravel Morrison may ring a few bells for football fans. At least for those truly unfamiliar with the English footballer. If you haven't seen him play, there is a good chance you may not have, you...

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