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Top 10 Ways to Improve MLS Soccer

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Since its inception, Major League Soccer was considered to be some sort of footballing taboo. After all, the growth has been minimal at best due to a number of different factors. This is in spite of t...

Top 10 Worst Goalkeepers Of All Time

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They are there to protect teams from the inevitable but sometimes goalkeepers tend to have a habit of letting in bloopers. These so called gaffes are part and parcel of the game but if they come to pa...

Top 15 Soccer Announcer Clichés

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“There are some people running on the pitch, they think it is all over. It is now.” This is arguably one of the finest and most memorable pieces of commentary in football history. As many Englishmen w...

Top 10 Biggest Soccer Brawls Of All Time

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Where there is fire there is most definitely smoke. When it comes to football brawls, the two seem to go hand in hand. After all the struggles on the pitch often lead to increasing pressure which does...

Top 10 Greatest Short Footballers In The Game

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At present, the days of pumping the long ball forward in order to reach the big man up front seem to be on the wane. This is largely in part down to the recent emergence of teams such as Barcelona who...

Top 10 Oldest Active Players In Soccer History

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For some in the game today, age can appear to be no barrier. At the end of the day, a footballer’s career is all too often over before it even begins. After all, with so much money in the soccer world...

Top 10 Most Loyal Players Of All Time

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When it comes to loyalty in the game today, there are very few players who are able to pledge their allegiance. This is down to a number of different factors that defenders and attackers must take int...

Top 15 Most Overhyped Soccer Players Of All Time

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In the modern game today, there are those players that mesmerize us with their close control and dribbling. From the jinking runs of Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo to the striking skills of Sergio Ag...

Top 15 Best Young Goalkeepers In The World

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Whether it’s a shot stopper, the man between the sticks or the number one, a goalkeeper is ultimately the last man. In fact, keepers can often save seasons as well as games. They can play a significan...

Top 15 Best Soccer Kits Of All Time

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Football is certainly no fashion parade. Yet, for some die hard supporters, football kits can be a real turn off. Back in the swashbuckling days where designs were as simple as the diets, footballers ...

Top 10 Devastating Injuries Of All Time

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Some players are capable of the most outrageous things on the field. Whether it is a full on rabona or a jinking run, some footballers have the world at their feet. On the other hand, there are those ...

Top 10 Extra Time Goals Of All Time

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Every football fan dreads that moment when their team is involved in a game which goes deep into extra time. It's the precise second when brows start to sweat and nails are bitten right down to the cu...

Top 15 Toughest Soccer Players Of All Time

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As the old saying goes, when the going gets tough the tough certainly gets going. There is no doubt that this is relatable to football’s hard men across the planet. Whether they adorn hoops, stripes o...

Top 15 Jose Mourinho Quotes Of All Time

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One of the most flamboyant characters in the game over the last 10 years, Jose Mourinho has grabbed his share of headlines. The Portuguese manager returned to Chelsea last year after successful stints...

Top 15 Soccer Players who went to Jail

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From time to time, footballers do have a habit of landing themselves in hot water. Whether it is a boozy night up out on the tiles or a misleading tweet, these superstars cannot seem to kick the habit...

Top 20 Worst England Players Of All Time

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As the iconic Euro '96 song belted out by comedians Baddiel and Skinner goes, three Lions on the shirt, Jules Rimet still gleaming. It was all hazy sunshine, rainbows and clear blue skies back in the ...

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