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Man Utd 2-1 Man City: Rooney wondergoal

February 12, 2011
Man Utd 2-1 Man City: Rooney wondergoal

City started well but United grew into the contest, and Wayne Rooney’s astonishing overhead kick settled the game.
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Posted in England | 71 Comments »

Five conclusions about…Germany

February 10, 2011
Five conclusions about…Germany

Few lessons Many hoped that this game would see (yet another) new generation of German internationals.
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Posted in Internationals | 49 Comments »

Five conclusions about…Italy

February 10, 2011
Five conclusions about…Italy

Ball retention Cesare Prandelli has brought in a style of play that is suited well to modern football – in South Africa last year Italy lacked any kind of cohesive gameplan.
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Posted in General Articles, Internationals | 35 Comments »

Cautious but promising full debut for Wilshere

February 9, 2011
Cautious but promising full debut for Wilshere

Before the World Cup, Fabio Capello used his friendlies to help England become more comfortable in a shape that was proving very successful in qualifiers. Since the failure in Bloemfontein, he’s used them to experiment slightly more. In the other post-South Africa non-competitive games, he’s used a 4-3-3 and then a 4-2-3-1, on both...
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Posted in Players | 81 Comments »

Inter 5-3 Roma: Sneijder stars in a great game

February 7, 2011
Inter 5-3 Roma: Sneijder stars in a great game

Inter won a crazy game to move within five points of leaders Milan – and they still have a game in hand.
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Posted in Italy | 17 Comments »