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Futsal: What is it ?

A Brazilian futsal player

Futsal goes way back in 1989 in the Netherlands for the very first competitive World Cup held. Lately, futsal grows as a sport in England and Scotland in the form of five-a-side football, according to FIFA. The difference between futsal and five-a-side football is that futsal is on indoor surface whereas five-a-side football is on artificial grass surface. So, the focus of this post will be on futsal.


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Football Analysis: Crucial Win in a Thrilling Encounter

Martial celebrates

Who would’ve thought United would nicked a victory at St Mary’s.



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A Late Penalty that Seals the Game

De Gea Battles

On 2nd May 2015, West Bromwich Albion nicked a remarkable win over United at Old Trafford with their highly resilient in defending and counter-attacking strategy. This season, Manchester United struggled to score a goal for the last 3 Premier League matches (Manchester City, Middlesbrough, and Crystal Palace). How will they fair against the Baggies from the Midlands.


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United Edging Closer into the Knockout Rounds

Goal celebration 79th minute

A 6 hours and 44 minutes goal drought. How would United respond to these criticism.






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Football Analysis: Crucial Point In Moscow


Returning from international break is tough on the player’s match fitness. How did Manchester United fair against a formidable side at Arena Khimki.

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Football Analysis: A Stalemate in the Manchester Derby


The battle of Manchester derby ended in a stalemate. So, how did the players fare in this for both teams.



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Training 101: How to Improve your Weaker Foot?

Both Feet Player

In football (soccer), being too dependent on a single stronger foot can be a major weakness, especially in situations that would require you to make use of your weaker foot, be it a shooting chance or a last gasp clearance. If you need to improve on your weaker foot quickly, then you might want to practice these soccer drills every day (or at least once every 2 days) for about a month and hopefully you’ll achieve the results. By then, your weaker foot should be able to cope with most high intensity soccer drills like shooting, passing, dribbling etc.


Freestyle Soccer: Confused on where to start ?


First of all, let’s start with a simple question, what is freestyle soccer ? Freestyle soccer is simply the style and ability to combine various soccer tricks in juggling and ground moves. It’s a new trend in soccer along with other types like five a side futsal and beach soccer. In a soccer context, freestyle is perceived as less significance to the modern game. However, freestyle soccer does improve a footballer’s ability to control the ball.


The Gambetta – More than just a trick

Diego Maradona vs England, World Cup 1986

The term ‘Gambetta’ is rarely heard of in the footballing world of europe and asia, but in the football loving nation of argentina, it is almost a way of life. In the words of Jorge Valdano, who use to play alongside Diego Maradona in the 80’s: “it is another form of tango with the pleasures of applying those extra flourishes with those twists and turns.


Player Profile: Hristo Stoichkov

Bulgaria, World Cup 1994

Hristo Stoickhov, notoriously known as the dagger embraced the world of football for the last decade along with the likes of Romario, Roberto Baggio and Jurgen Klinsmann. The Bulgarian made an impact to the Bulgaria national side in World Cup 1994 and Johan Cruyff’s “Dream Team” of Barcelona FC which made him European Footballer of the Year 1994.