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Guardiola vindicated by title win

Published: April 16, 2018

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His first season in charge was underwhelming and did not bring a trophy. However, Manchester City’s faith in their manager remained and Pep Guardiola has rewarded the club with a dominant title win. Gab Marcotti »


Lessons from a wild Manchester derby

Published: April 9, 2018

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Man United’s 3-2 win at Man City was a tale of two halves. What can each side take from it? PLUS: Real and Atletico play it safe with Champions League on the horizon and Bayern finally clinch in Germany.


Chelsea undone by mature Spurs

Published: April 2, 2018

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Tottenham’s comeback victory at Chelsea showed the state of the two clubs. Plus, Bayern and Man City hit top form, in-game tweaks boosted Juventus and Gareth Bale reminded Zinedine Zidane what he can do.


World Cup fine-tuning

Published: March 26, 2018

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For World Cup qualified teams, this international break is vital for preparation. Plus, which job would suit the out-of-work Thomas Tuchel and might Zlatan Ibrahimovic be playing for Sweden in Russia after all


What Conte was thinking

Published: March 5, 2018

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Antonio Conte’s game plan was negative at Man City but it almost worked. Now he should focus on getting the most out of this squad


PSG, Brazil set for Neymar clash

Published: February 27, 2018

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We know the world’s most expensive player is injured, but what happens next? Could Neymar face Real Madrid with PSG next week or might his hopes of playing for Brazil in the World Cup be in jeopardy


Man United pass Chelsea test

Published: February 26, 2018

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Jose Mourinho got the better of Antonio Conte but his side still need balance. PLUS: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Karim Benzema out, PSG fret over Neymar’s ankle and Gennaro Gattuso is thriving at Milan. Marcotti’s Musings »


No need for panic at Man United

Published: February 12, 2018

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Man United lost to Newcastle but things are still trending up at Old Trafford. PLUS: Real Madrid get another big win, lessons from Spurs’ win over Arsenal and Sergio Aguero’s remarkable form continues


Football’s widening wealth gap

Published: January 17, 2018

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Football has always had its rich and poor, its Man Uniteds and Huddersfields. But the reality is that more than ever, there’s a glass ceiling; the rich are getting richer and the merely well-off are being left behind


Why Barca bet big on Coutinho

Published: January 8, 2018

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Barcelona are paying a premium for Philippe Coutinho but they have a plan. PLUS: Real stumble, Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho continue their war of words and Arsene Wenger feels heat for FA Cup failure. Marcotti’s Musings »


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