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What Arsene Wenger told Mike Dean that made him got banned and fined £40,000 when he was a Manager

The introduction of the Video Assistant Referee across all the European top-flight leagues has been followed with the adoption of stringent rules in those Leagues. Nothing gets by and gets ignored anymore. Even if the Referee isn't aware about it, they get notified by their counterparts sitting behind the screen monitoring the VAR.

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What Arsene Wenger told Mike Dean that made him got banned and fined £40,000 when he was a Manager

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Pictures Showing How Some Top Managers Looked Like When They Were Players.

There are lots of astounding managers in football today, and based on different records that have been created in their respective careers, we can say that some of them are part of the best managers in the world today. Undoubtedly, managers of some clubs in the top 5 European leagues have been rated to be among the best managers in the world, and as such, this is because of what they have achieved over the years.

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Pictures Showing How Some Top Managers Looked Like When They Were Players.

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3 European clubs that visited and played a game in Nigeria

Nigerians love football, and many European clubs have a massive fan base in the African nation. When there is a Nigerian footballer in a European club, some Nigerians almost automatically support the club. European clubs play many of their pre-season games outside Europe, and this is to increase their fan base.

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3 European clubs that visited and played a game in Nigeria

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How Football Clubs Generate The Money They Spend

Over the years, football has been the most followed sport in the whole world. There is no part of the world where people do not follow football or play football. And in present days, the money displays by football clubs or clubs' owners is a cause for contemplation.

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How Football Clubs Generate The Money They Spend

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Three Lionel Messi Records That Cristiano Ronaldo May Never Break

Many people are of the opinion that Lionel Messi is the greatest football player in history. However, we also have some people who believe that Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi has scored more than 750 goals during his professional football career. Below are three Lionel Messi records that Cristiano Ronaldo may never break.

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Three Lionel Messi Records That Cristiano Ronaldo May Never Break

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2 Nigerian players in European clubs who deserve a first time call-up by Gernot Rohr

Footballers play more games for their clubs but the few games they play for their countries are honorable. National team coaches use club football to judge the form of footballers who are invited to the national team. New players receive invitations to the national team regularly and two Nigerian players deserve a call-up to the Super Eagles for the first time team based on their current performances for their clubs.

  9 months ago ago
2 Nigerian players in European clubs who deserve a first time call-up by Gernot Rohr

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Europe-born Nigerian footballers whose parents successfully influenced them to play for Nigeria

At some point in a footballer's career, he has to make a choice on the country he will play for because international football is vital in the career of a professional footballer. Many European nations are at a higher level than Nigeria in terms of facilities, accomplishments, quality, and results.

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Europe-born Nigerian footballers whose parents successfully influenced them to play for Nigeria

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Why Other Clubs Could Be Jealous Of Chelsea This Season

Everything seems to be working just fine for Chelsea since the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as the Coach of the club, and the current campaign is already looking like it would be a very successful one for the club. Chelsea has been dominant with their performance in the Premier League this season, and are in a very good position in the Champions League to qualify for the knockout rounds of the competition, having one eye on a possible world club cup trophy win early next year.

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Why Other Clubs Could Be Jealous Of Chelsea This Season

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3 January Signings That Manchester United Need In Order To Compete For trophies This Season

Manchester United have not won the premier league title for 8 years and there are currently not far behind Chelsea and Liverpool in 1st and 2nd on the league standings. Their current form is terrible, but it's not too late, the January transfer window is around the corner, they need to strengthen some areas if they want to win trophies this season.

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3 January Signings That Manchester United Need In Order To Compete For trophies This Season

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2 Reasons CR7 Doesn't Deserve To Be Called 'Penaldo' By Messi Fans

Since his return to Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo has been in great form. The Portuguese has so far scored 6 goals in 8 appearances for the Red Devils. When it comes to goals, the Portuguese is currently a step ahead of most strikers. He is the highest goalscorer internationally and has won 4 European Golden Boots.

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2 Reasons CR7 Doesn't Deserve To Be Called 'Penaldo' By Messi Fans

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Ballon d'Or 2021: Ranking The Ballon d'Or 2021 Contenders Based On Their UCL Performance.

The Matchday three of the UEFA Champions League came to a close last night after teams such as Manchester United made a dramatic comeback to beat Atalanta while FC Barcelona scored their first-ever goal in this season's competition courtesy of Gerard Pique cool finish. However, while the focus lies on the teams that will scale through to the next round, let's quickly have a look at the Ballon d'Or strongest contenders and their performance after the UEFA Champions League matches for the week was concluded.

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Ballon d'Or 2021: Ranking The Ballon d'Or 2021 Contenders Based On Their UCL Performance.

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"We Have Been Praying For 100 Years, We Can Never Progress With More Prayers And Less Work" - Omokri

Reactions have continued to trail a post made on a social media platform by Reno Omokri, a presidential aide to former president Goodluck Jonathan. In his post, the aide felt calling for more prayers for Nigeria was irrelevant as the country has not witnessed appreciable development even after series of prayers have been made in past years.

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Checkout Top 5 players with the most red cards in Champions League history

The UEFA Champions League is the world’s most prestigious club competition, with several great clubs competing for the title of European champions. Many top players have competed in the competition, with many of them going on to become legends of the game. Here are the five players who have received the most red cards in Champions League history.

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Checkout Top 5 players with the most red cards in Champions League history

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3 Fast Hat-tricks By African Players In European Football

Africans have had a habit of scoring hat-tricks for their European teams nowadays with the likes of Salah, who manages to hit them on a regular basis. But how many African players have scored fast hat-tricks for their clubs in the past decade?, These are three of those players.

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3 Fast Hat-tricks By African Players In European Football

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Ibrahimović and other active European football stars who are at least 40 years old

In October 2021, Zlatan Ibrahimović clocked 40 years old, and he celebrated the occasion by spoiling himself with a brand-new Ferrari, just like he did 2 years ago. Playing at the top level at 40 years old is an astonishing feat for the Swede, but he is not the only famous footballer who is at least 40 years old.

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Ibrahimović and other active European football stars who are at least 40 years old

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BAR VS RMA: Four Historical Things About The El Clasico That You Need To Know

The El Clasico which in English is translated as the "The Classic" is the name given to any football match between two of the biggest teams in Spain Barcelona and Real Madrid. Over the years, it is has grown to become the highlight of the domestic European calendar, a game the world stopped to watch especially owing to some of the fans favorite players that have featured in it.However, this weekend, the El Clasico is set to return once again as Real Madrid travel to the Camp Nou in another epic showdown.

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BAR VS RMA: Four Historical Things About The El Clasico That You Need To Know

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5 French Teams Who Went Unbeaten In This Week's European Games

It was all goal galore in the UEFA Europa League, Conference League and Champions League match day 3, as we saw lots of goals being scored in all three competition. It will interest you to know the 5 French teams, who represented Ligue 1 in the European games this week, came out unbeaten.

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5 French Teams Who Went Unbeaten In This Week's European Games

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Top 5 Premier League clubs that could finish higher than expected in the 2021-22 season

The Premier League is the most exciting football league in the world, and the new season has shown some early surprises already. We are only done with a small portion of the season so far, but the speculation about the end of the season has already started.

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Top 5 Premier League clubs that could finish higher than expected in the 2021-22 season

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Super Eagles defender scores 1st ever European goal and guide his team to clean sheet in UEL 2-0 win

Super Eagles of Nigeria defender, Leon Balogun was in action yesterday for Glasgow Rangers in their third game of the UEFA Europa League ties against Broenby IF at the Ibrox Stadium. The Nigerian star was outstanding in the show of the night as he played significant roles in his team's success to get their first win of the competition which placed them at the third spot on the table.

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Super Eagles defender scores 1st ever European goal and guide his team to clean sheet in UEL 2-0 win

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24 Years On: Ikpeba's 14-Goal European Record For Monaco Still Stands

In 1997, former Nigeria striker, Victor Ikpeba scored 14 goals for Monaco as the club reached the semi-finals of UEFA Cup, a record that stands till date. Then nicknamed "Prince of Monaco", Ikpeba accounted for all but five goals scored by the club, finishing the series as the second highest scorer.

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24 Years On: Ikpeba's 14-Goal European Record For Monaco Still Stands