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BALLON D'OR 30-MAN LIST: Why Antonio Rudiger did not make the list but Simon Kjaer did

Photo Credit:Twitter The 30 players who were nominated for Ballon d'or award has been revealed. Chelsea and Mancity players dominated the list because they both played the UCL final last season. The Ballon d'or will also be judged with the performances of players in the EURO 2020 and COPA AMERICA competitions, this is because these competitions took place last season.

  1 month ago ago
BALLON D'OR 30-MAN LIST: Why Antonio Rudiger did not make the list but Simon Kjaer did

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Opinion: Lewandowski the real heir to World's best award for 2021.

As the common football tradition is, The football governing body last week drew out a 30 man list for the prestigious Ballon d'Or for 2021. The ravaging COVID-19 meant the award could not be awarded last year with a lot of footballing time lost. The biggest loser of this was Polish superstar, Robert Lewandowski who had an almost perfect year with the league title and the Champions League trophy to show forth.

  1 month ago ago
Opinion: Lewandowski the real heir to World's best award for 2021.

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BALLON D'OR NOMINATION: Koulibaly is right by saying that it is a shame for FIFA to snub Mendy

Photo Credit: Twitter Few days ago, France brought out the list of players who were nominated for the Ballon d'or award. New players like Nicolo Barella, Simon Kjaer and Gerrard Moreno were all seen in the list. 5 Chelsea players also made the list.These players include Cesar Azplicueta, Jorginho, N'golo Kante, Romelu Lukaku and Mason Mount.

  1 month ago ago
BALLON D'OR NOMINATION: Koulibaly is right by saying that it is a shame for FIFA to snub Mendy

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Transfer News: Chelsea make Saul Niguez and Jules Kounde transfer decisions, Four new deals

Chelsea considering signing Saul Niguez, Jules Kounde and to extend contract of their players Chelsea will consider the securing the signatures of Saul Niguez and Jules Kounde ahead of next week's transfer deadline before shifting their focus to retaining the services of their most important footballers. The English Premier league club have already spent close to £100million this summer to land Romelu Lukaku, who returned to Stamford Bridge in a club-record transfer from Inter Milan earlier this month.

  3 months ago ago
Transfer News: Chelsea make Saul Niguez and Jules Kounde transfer decisions, Four new deals

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Why Some Fans Were Wrong For Claiming CHE Will Crash Out In Group Stage After Being Drawn With Juventus

The 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League Group stage draw and award night were held on Thursday at Istanbul, Turkey. Former Chelsea legends and 2012 Champions league winner, Branislav Ivanovich and Michael Essien were presented to help with the draws. The event began with the award of the presidential award to Danish team captain, Simon Kjaer and Danish medical team for their quick intervention in saving the life of Christian Eriksen at the 2020 European championships.

  3 months ago ago
Why Some Fans Were Wrong For Claiming CHE Will Crash Out In Group Stage After Being Drawn With Juventus

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Predicted Teams To Win This Saturday

Spezia vs AC Milan Martin Erlic (Muscular problems), Viktor Kovalenko (Leg Injury), Kevin Agudelo (Fractured Foot), Léo Sena (Unknown Injury), Arkadiusz Reca (Muscular problems) and Ebrima Colley (Tear in the abductor muscle) aren’t available for Spezia gaffer Thiago Motta.

  2 months ago ago
Predicted Teams To Win This Saturday

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One player that should have made the 30 men Shortlist for the Ballon D'or

Last week, France Football released the official 30 men shortlist for the 2021 Ballon D'or including names like Harry Kane, Luka Modric, Mason Mount etc... One name that was missing from the list which shouldn't have in my opinion, is Barcelona's striker Memphis Depay who had an exceptional year, but was snubbed from the list, which till now is surprising to many, considering the likes of Mahrez, Simon Kjaer made the shortlist.

  1 month ago ago
One player that should have made the 30 men Shortlist for the Ballon D'or

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Opinion: Here Is Why Sterling’s Foul In Yesterday’s Euro Match Didn’t Warrant A Penalty

Yesterday’s match between Denmark and England ended 2 – 1 in favour of England. Photo credit (football London) Things got a little tense in when Mikkel Damsgaard opened the floor with a 30th minute stunning freekick that left Jordan Pickford helpless in goal. Denmark’s captain Simon Kjaer scored an own goal in the 39th minute to bring the scoreline level again, though it wasn’t in his best interests to do so.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: Here Is Why Sterling’s Foul In Yesterday’s Euro Match Didn’t Warrant A Penalty

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OPINION: Three Reasons Why The Referee Was Wrong To Give England A Penalty

England qualified for the finals of Euro 2020, after defeating Denmark by 2:1 at Wembley stadium on Wednesday night. It was an interesting match to with lots of action from both teams. Denmark scored first with a stunning free kick from Mikkel Damsgaard, the match became more competitive after the goal because England cannot afford to lose the match.

  4 months ago ago
OPINION: Three Reasons Why The Referee Was Wrong To Give England A Penalty

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Who is Mikkel Damsgaard, who scored against England? Read more about him and his exploits below.

The second semi-final match between Denmark and England was epic, and it lived up to the standard expected of a semi-final. Mikkel Damsgaard gave Denmark the lead with a fantastic free kick into the back of the net. Photo credit: Google Minutes later, a Saka's cross into the 18 yard box was deflected into the back of the net by Denmark's defender, Simon Kjaer, Before Harry Kane scored a rebound from a controversial penalty kick, to bring the result to 2-1 in favor of the three lions of England.

  4 months ago ago
Who is Mikkel Damsgaard, who scored against England? Read more about him and his exploits below.

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Why England Weren't Just "Lucky" To Win Against Denmark,

England knocked out Denmark in the semi-final of the ongoing Euro 2020 tournament at Wembley stadium. The three lions now advance into the final where they will face Italy who knocked out Spain to advance to the final. At the start of the game, England had a lot of possession and looked bright on the attack, forcing the Danes to fall deep into their own half.

  4 months ago ago
Why England Weren't Just

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Christian Eriksen returns to Inter Milan's training ground

Inter Milan midfielder, Christian Eriksen is back at the club's training ground after collapsing in a group stage match in the EURO 2020. photo credit: [email protected] Eriksen collapsed in the 43rd minute of Denmark's opening game in the EURO 2020 against Finland. He fell down to the ground while the ball was being thrown to him by his teammate.

  4 months ago ago
Christian Eriksen returns to Inter Milan's training ground

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Who is Simon Kjaer, the most ignored name on the Balon D'or list?

The first 30 nominees for the Balon D'or has been released. Regulars such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar are in the list while we have newcomers such as Pedri, Foden, Mount, Moreno, etc. But another newcomer who no one is talking about is Simon Kjaer.

  1 month ago ago
Who is Simon Kjaer, the most ignored name on the Balon D'or list?

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UEFA EURO 2020, England vs Denmark Highlights: England beat Denmark 2-1 after extra time.

England have broken through their semifinal ceiling at major tournaments. A title match awaits for the first time in 55 years. Harry Kane converted the rebound after his initial penalty was saved in the 104th minute to give England a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Denmark in extra time in the European Championship semifinals at Wembley Stadium.

  4 months ago ago
UEFA EURO 2020, England vs Denmark Highlights: England beat Denmark 2-1 after extra time.

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How AC Milan Players Could Lineup Next Season With Ibrahimovic, Rebic And Saelemaekers In The Attack

The table above, shows the best way AC Milan players could lineup next season and become the best club in Europe. AC Milan could get back to their winning form if they could land all their transfer target. They are one of the best club that features in Serie A.

  4 months ago ago
How AC Milan Players Could Lineup Next Season With Ibrahimovic, Rebic And Saelemaekers In The Attack

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Football Headlines: UCL Group Stage Draws Has Been Made. Liverpool And Manchester United Get Difficult Draws

The 2021/2022 Uefa Champions League group stage draw has been made with all 32 teams who qualified for the competition getting to know who they play. The draw/award ceremony took place in Istanbul, Turkey and started at 5:00pm Nigerian time. The draw has been completed and the full list have been released by Uefa.

  3 months ago ago
Football Headlines: UCL Group Stage Draws Has Been Made. Liverpool And Manchester United Get Difficult Draws

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'Milan are doing great and are not on holiday' - Milan defender to Liverpool

Milan defender Simon Kjaer has insisted the Rossoneri are out to prove themselves against Liverpool in the Champions League. ‘We have grown physically and mentally,' he said. The Danish centre back is getting ready for their first Champions League game away to Anfield as the San Siro giants prepare to prove themselves.

  2 months ago ago
'Milan are doing great and are not on holiday' - Milan defender to Liverpool

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Opinion: How AC Milan Could Lineup Next Season With Their Summer Targets And Signings

AC Milan is one of the most successful clubs in the Serie-A. They have signed a number of players this summer and may add more before the transfer window closes. AC Milan will be looking forward to competing for the serie-A title next season. How AC Milan Could Lineup Next Season With Their Summer Signings And Targets.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: How AC Milan Could Lineup Next Season With Their Summer Targets And Signings

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Jorginho, Tuchel emerge winners at 2021 UEFA Awards

On Thursday, August 26th the winners for the 2020/21 UEFA Award ceremony were held. The ceremony was held like always during the draws for next season's Champions League group phase. Along with Denmark captain Simon Kjaer, the medical team that saved Christian Eriksen's life received a standing ovation as they are awarded the 2021 UEFA President's Award to start the ceremony.

  3 months ago ago
Jorginho, Tuchel emerge winners at 2021 UEFA Awards

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#UCL DRAW: Messi and Ronaldo Possible reunion, all the Group draws and Award winners including POTY

The UEFA champions league draw has been done and the final of the 2021/2022 campaign is meant to take place in Russia's Zenith Peterborough's stadium. The first award presented was the UEFA President award. The award was presented to the Denmark national team. UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin paid his tribute to Simon Kjaer, the skipper of the nation team and also the medical team that helped save the life of midfield maestro,Christian Eriksen at the Euro 2020 tournament.

  3 months ago ago
#UCL DRAW: Messi and Ronaldo Possible reunion, all the Group draws and Award winners including POTY