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EPL Preview: Matchday Ten

Adam Dow November 1, 2014

Martin Tyler famously spells out on FIFA that the table after ten games will often look very similar to the one at the end of the season. We’re nine games in now, but will Southampton continue their dream run? Can West Ham really push for Europe? Is Burnley’s relegation a foregone conclusion? Adam Dow has… Continue Reading »

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La Liga Preview: Matchday Ten

Mark Houston November 1, 2014

The Clasico fallout has died down with cup games taking stage in midweek, but La Liga offers another exciting weekend ahead, with Sevilla traveling to a resurgent Bilbao, Villarreal hosting Valencia and Barcelona facing off against an impressive Celta Vigo side who sit in sixth place. Luis Enrique’s Barcelona will be looking to bounce back from… Continue Reading »

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The Pod FC Episode 2: Allardichi

The Blog FC Staff October 30, 2014

Adam Dow and Mark Houston sat down for the second edition of The Blog FC Podcast: The Pod FC, touching on why English teams should take the Europa League seriously; Western Sydney’s first-leg win in the ACL final; all the fallout from El Clasico; Premier League referees and grappling in the box; and plenty more… Continue Reading »

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In an Awkward Place: Levante’s Decision to Hire Lucas Alcaraz

Inside Spanish Football October 30, 2014

La Liga has experienced it’s first managerial casualties of the season, with Albert Ferrer replaced by Miroslav Djuckic at Córdoba, whilst Levante also made a swift change, sacking José Luis Mendilibar and bringing in Lucas Alcaraz. ISF’s Adam Matvya ponders whether that choice leads the club in a different footballing direction, or if little will change at the Ciutat… Continue Reading »

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Can Real Madrid’s young Spaniards oust the Galacticos?

Inside Spanish Football October 30, 2014

After a somewhat shaky start to the season, everything is looking rosy again at the Santiago Bernabeu. A much needed win in El Clasico has seen all of the early season doom and gloom fade away and Real Madrid are now just one point behind La Liga leaders, Barcelona and Sevilla. ISF’s Tom Wilde looks… Continue Reading »

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Championship: The damned Leeds United

Tyler Wakefield October 30, 2014

Milanic is out the door, joining Hockaday after only six matches – and Neil Redfearn, former academy coach, has taken over.Tyler Wakefield looks at the strange situation going on at Leeds United, who have sacked their second manager of the season – and it’s only October. Leeds United have a new record for the shortest… Continue Reading »

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La Liga Tactics: Los Blancos batter Barcelona at the Bernabeu

Nick Chernih October 30, 2014

Real Madrid have shaken off some poor early season form to dominate against their rivals at home and are in commanding form.  Contrast to Barcelona, who have started well, but have failed in their two biggest matches so far this season. Nick Chernih takes a look at what went wrong for the Blaugrana. Team Selections… Continue Reading »

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Clasico win shows Real Madrid blueprint can beat the best

Inside Spanish Football October 29, 2014

ISF’s Real Madrid correspondent Alex Kirkland examines the success of Carlo Ancelotti’s team in their Clásico win, as well as how the performance demonstrated their pedigree among Europe’s elite. Any last, lingering doubts were blown away at the Bernabéu. We already knew this Real Madrid side could demolish the vast majority of teams they’ll face… Continue Reading »

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Athletic Bilbao turning point couldn’t be at a more crucial time

Inside Spanish Football October 29, 2014

Athletic Club Bilbao managed to secure a long-awaited victory this weekend on the road at Almería. But with key fixtures ahead over the next fortnight, they must also produce consistency if they’re to avoid a season of mid-table obscurity in La Liga, says ISF’s Heath Chesters. Fourth spot in La Liga and qualifying for the… Continue Reading »

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FIFA announce Ballon d’Or shortlist

Mark Houston October 28, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo, last year’s winner of the biggest individual honour in football, heads a list of 23 footballers in contention to win the award for 2014. While the likes of Ronaldo, Messi, Lahm, Ibrahimovic, Mascherano and Bale are all present, the absence of Luis Suarez seems an interesting and glaring omission – perhaps further punishment for… Continue Reading »

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