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Messi Lying Under The Wall For A Free Kick: Is It Really Worth The Hype?

During Paris Saint Germain's 2-0 win over Manchester City in yesterday's UEFA champions league game, there was an all too familiar sight - a player helping his team defend against a close free kick by lying under the wall. This is a move that has become a key part of modern defending, and we see teams adopting it every now and then.

  8 months ago ago
Messi Lying Under The Wall For A Free Kick: Is It Really Worth The Hype?

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Meet One English Premier League Club That Visited And Played A Match In Nigeria

The English Premier League is undoubtedly the most popular football league in the entire world. This is why Premier League matches attract so many viewers across the globe. It is believed that English Premier League clubs have so many supporters in Nigeria. Nigeria is one of the most populated countries on earth.

  7 months ago ago
Meet One English Premier League Club That Visited And Played A Match In Nigeria

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Why Ferdinand Changed His Mind From Chelsea Winning The Premier League To Manchester City.

Rio Ferdinand made a statement at the beginning of the season that Chelsea was the favourites to win the Premier League, but after Manchester City played against Liverpool, he changed his mind to Manchester City. These are the reasons why Rio changed his mind. 1. Manchester City are the team to beat.

  7 months ago ago
Why Ferdinand Changed His Mind From Chelsea Winning The Premier League To Manchester City.

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Revealed: What Cristiano Ronaldo Told Teammates Before Everton Equalizer

Cristiano Ronaldo was furious when talking to teammates immediately Everton equalized. Former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo was telling his teammates to stop Everton's counter-attack in the lead-up to Andrew Townsend's goal. Cristiano Ronaldo was brought off the bench in the second half against Everton.

  7 months ago ago
Revealed: What Cristiano Ronaldo Told Teammates Before Everton Equalizer

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2 Reasons Why Solskjaer Should Listen To Sir Alex Ferguson's Advice On Starting His Best Players

Sir Alex Ferguson has advised the current Manchester United manager, Solskjaer, to always start his best players after the manager failed to start Ronaldo and Pogba against Everton. Manchester United fell to fourth place in the Premier League after failing to beat Everton.These are the two reasons why Solskjaer should listen to Sir Alex Ferguson's advice.

  7 months ago ago
2 Reasons Why Solskjaer Should Listen To Sir Alex Ferguson's Advice On Starting His Best Players

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Rio Ferdinand Names a Player Who Needs to Be Playing at Manchester United

Ex-Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand has selected a player who must feature for the Old Trafford team this season. According to Ferdinand, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek to be in the first team every week due to his abilities. Donny's humble upbringing, according to the former England centre-back, is one of the reasons why he usually begins on the bench at Manchester United despite possessing all the necessary attributes to be a regular starter there.

  7 months ago ago
Rio Ferdinand Names a Player Who Needs to Be Playing at Manchester United

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Arsenal: Is Thierry Henry Right Not To Support Mikel Arteta?

Arsenal's greatest goalscorer of all time, Thierry Henry, does not seem to rate Mikel Arteta, his brutal assessment of the team's performance says it all. According to him, he believes the club is not going the right direction under the current management. When compared to the likes of Gary Neville and Rio Ferdinand, who support Ole Solskjaer despite how average and underwhelming he has been, is Thiery Henry right not to support Mikel Arteta?.

  7 months ago ago
Arsenal: Is Thierry Henry Right Not To Support Mikel Arteta?

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Opinion: Man Utd vs Liverpool combined XI of Premier League era including Ronaldo and Salah

Manchester United host Liverpool on Sunday and a win would bring them within a point of their rivals. Liverpool, on the other hand, has had a fantastic start to the season and is still unbeaten in the league. But who would make up my PREMIER LEAGUE era combined XI?

  7 months ago ago
Opinion: Man Utd vs Liverpool combined XI of Premier League era including Ronaldo and Salah

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Rio Ferdinand and Owen Hargreaves compare PSG trio to iconic Manchester United attack

While working as BT Sport pundits, Rio Ferdinand and Owen Hargreaves made the connection. Lionel Messi and his Paris Saint-Germain teammates have been compared to Manchester United's legendary mid-to-late-2000s attacking line. Last night, the six-time Ballon d'Or winner lit up the Parc de Princes with his first goal since leaving Barcelona, securing a 2-0 Champions League victory over Manchester City.

  7 months ago ago
Rio Ferdinand and Owen Hargreaves compare PSG trio to iconic Manchester United attack

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Legendary Premier League Defender Celebrates Birthday, Check Out Iconic Moments Of The Defender.

Every lover and viewer of the English Premier League will always have memories of Nemanja Vidic, as the players days was always accompanied by die-hard defending that Always sent the opponents back to their half. With heart of stone and a mind of glass, the Serbian defender had a wonderful and mind-blowing moment in Old Trafford, combining well with fellow teammate and defender Rio Ferdinand to put up an outstanding defensive partnership in their days.

  7 months ago ago
Legendary Premier League Defender Celebrates Birthday, Check Out Iconic Moments Of The Defender.

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Opinion: Why Rio Ferdinand's Reasons For Picking Salah Over Suarez In Their Prime Is Justified.

29 year-old Mohamed Salah now has 10 goal contributions in the 2021/2022 season (8 games, 8 goals and 2 assists). Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has revealed that he would take prime Salah over prime Suarez, because he has been a consistent top scorer in Liverpool for four years and he is an integral part of the team, who has won the Champions League, Premier League and Club World Cup.

  8 months ago ago
Opinion: Why Rio Ferdinand's Reasons For Picking Salah Over Suarez In Their Prime Is Justified.

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Rio Ferdinand Responds To Garry Neville's Criticism Of Ronaldo After Everton Draw.

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has reacted quickly to Garry Neville's criticism of Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo after a frustrating draw against Everton at Old Trafford. Cristiano Ronaldo failed to help Manchester United after he came on the bench in the 57th minute, as Andros Townsend canceled Anthony Martial's first-half finish.

  7 months ago ago
Rio Ferdinand Responds To Garry Neville's Criticism Of Ronaldo After Everton Draw.

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Ferdinand declares Man City his new Premier League title favorites

Rio Ferdinand has changed his mind about Manchester City's chances of winning the Premier League after initially backed Chelsea to win the title. After seeing defending champions Man City beat Champions League holders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and deliver an excellent effort to draw 2-2 with Liverpool at Anfield, the Manchester United icon has changed his opinion.

  7 months ago ago
Ferdinand declares Man City his new Premier League title favorites

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I think he has been the most commanding center-back in the league -Rio hails Rudiger's form under Tuchel

Rio Ferdinand (retired), a former Manchester United defender, has hailed the transformation of Chelsea FC German center-back, Antonio Rudiger, under the management of Thomas Tuchel, as he asserts that the German, in his opinion, has been the most commanding central defender in the Premier League currently.

  8 months ago ago
I think he has been the most commanding center-back in the league -Rio hails Rudiger's form under Tuchel

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The declaration of Man City as title favourites is expected; yet, Chelsea remains the team to beat.

Rio Ferdinand has, in his recent arguments, changed his earlier stance on Chelsea as the team to beat, and has declared Man City as his EPL title favourite this season. Rio Ferdinand argued that Pep Guardiola's Man City dominated Chelsea so badly when they met two weeks ago on September 25th in the EPL, and even went on to win the tie.

  7 months ago ago
The declaration of Man City as title favourites is expected; yet, Chelsea remains the team to beat.

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Mohamed Salah named as the best player in the Premier League

Following his incredible solo goal in Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Sunday, Rio Ferdinand has dubbed Mohamed Salah the Premier League's best player. As Liverpool sit atop the Premier League standings heading into the international break, the Egyptian attacker has had a fantastic start to the season, scoring six goals in his first seven Premier League games.

  7 months ago ago
Mohamed Salah named as the best player in the Premier League

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Ferdinand reveals the Chelsea ‘conundrum’ Tuchel has to unravel

According to Rio Ferdinand, Thomas Tuchel has a lot of difficulties to work out after Chelsea's latest setback, this time against Juventus. The Blues' setback in Italy on Wednesday was only the second time in the German coach's tenure that the team has lost two games in a row.

  8 months ago ago
Ferdinand reveals the Chelsea ‘conundrum’ Tuchel has to unravel

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What Ronaldo's text to Rio Ferdinand after the Villarreal match says of his mentality

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that Ronaldo confided in him after the Villarreal match that he didn't play well. But Ronaldo also told Ferdinand via the same text message that even though he didn't play well, he had no doubt in his mind that he would score.

  8 months ago ago
What Ronaldo's text to Rio Ferdinand after the Villarreal match says of his mentality

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Meet Two European Footballers Who Received A Chieftaincy Title In Lagos State

Lagos is one of the most commercial cities in the whole of West Africa. It is also necessary to point out that Lagos used to be the capital city of Nigeria. So many Nigerian celebrities have houses in Lagos. The popularity of Lagos could be why Manchester United visited Nigeria some years ago.

  7 months ago ago
Meet Two European Footballers Who Received A Chieftaincy Title In Lagos State

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"I Thought It Was Chelsea" — Manchester United Legend Reveals New Premier League Title Favourites

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has changed his opinion about who will win the Premier League this season. Chelsea are currently top of the table after seven round of matches, while Manchester City are third and two points behind the Blues. However, Ferdinand has backed City to come out tops at the end of the season after watching their game against Chelsea and Liverpool.

  7 months ago ago