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Football’s forgotten man: A goalscorer better than Pelé

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, or Pelé as most people will know him, is usually regarded as the greatest...

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Does goal record make Wayne Rooney an England legend?

After equalling England legend Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring record with his 49th international goal during Saturday's 6-0 thrashing...

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Wimbledon FC, MK Dons & AFC Wimbledon: Which Womble will rise again?

While they never quite reached the summit of the Premier League table, Wimbledon Football Club were a mainstay...

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Mario Balotelli: The life of a serial-underperformer

Serial-flop Mario Balotelli has been linked with a 'final chance' move back to AC Milan just one season...

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The brilliance and mediocrity of the (once) legendary Kaká

Once named the best player in the world, Kaká's career faded into obscurity at Real Madrid, but the...

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2015/16 Champions League preview: Barcelona set for more success?

With the top European leagues beginning to kick off the new 2015/16 season, it won't be long until...

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Where will your side finish in the 2015/16 Premier League campaign?

Much to the relief of football fans across the country, Arsenal's 1-0 victory over Chelsea in the Community...

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AS Monaco: Europe’s Successful, but Inconsistent Yo-Yo Club

AS Monaco are one of French football's most successful clubs, but history suggests that their success will always...

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Premier League 2015/16: Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United could clinch the title

Given their recent issues, it's hard to believe that this time two years ago Manchester United were still...

2014 Japanese J.League champions
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Japanese J. League: Insignificant, Yet Rich with Potential

The J. League might not be as rich as the Premier League or skilled as La Liga, but...

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Jose Mourinho: What made the Special One so special?

Managerial icon Jose Mourinho once branded himself the ‘Happy One’ - a title that he has proved to...

Liverpool trophy lift
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2005/15: 10 Amazing (and Awful) Years for the Premier League in Europe

The decade between 2005 and 2015 hosted some of the Premier League's greatest moments on the Europe stage,...

AC Milan - 2011 Italian Supercup
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The rise and fall of AC Milan: What has gone so wrong for the Rossoneri?

Few would group AC Milan, the Eighties and struggle together. Most people will only remember the start of...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: The struggles and successes of football’s top dog

Cristiano Ronaldo is certainly on par with Lionel Messi when it comes to being the greatest footballer of...

Seattle Sounders with soccer ball and goal.
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Trading Seattle Sounders Matches on Betfair has been Great!

I first traded a Seattle Sounders game in late August. The winter leagues were just starting but MLS...