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Rating the performance of 10 club legends who switched teams
Rating the performance of 10 club legends who switched teams

Attaining the status of a club legend is a daunting task. Any player who achieves this has to stay with a particular club for a significant period of time and also has to perform on a level that matches the expectations of fans. For this reason, it becomes even more difficult to be a club legend at some of the best clubs across Europe because of the immense pressure to perform at the very highest level. However despite this, many notable players

Aug 23 2015
Video: LA Galaxy players make hilarious parody of New York City legends' photo shoot
Video: LA Galaxy players make hilarious parody of New York City legends' photo shoot

The MLS may not be the most followed football league in the world, but the rivalry between two of its popular teams seems to have reached a point where they have taken their battles off the field as well. Los Angeles Galaxy take on New York City FC on Sunday and the LA-based team have already added fuel to the fire in this video. New York City FC had recently signed midfield legends like Italy’s Andrea Pirlo and England’s Frank Lam

Aug 21 2015
10 most popular comparisons in modern football
10 most popular comparisons in modern football

“Beatles or Pink Floyd?”. “Seinfeld or Friends?”. “The Godfather or Goodfellas?”. “Sachin Tendulkar or Don Bradman?”. “Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal?”. And of course, “Pele or Maradona?”. The list of this versus that could go on and on and on, right from teabags to fighter jets. I mean, what is popular culture, or indeed, life in itself, without knowing who’s bette

Aug 14 2015
The Premier League top scorers - Who leads the all-time list, and who's on top among current players?
The Premier League top scorers - Who leads the all-time list, and who's on top among current players?

The Barclays Premier League is arguably the most competitive league in the world The Barclays Premier League is arguably the most competitive league in the world, and boasts some of the best forwards currently playing the game. The names of Diego Costa, Sergio Aguero and Wayne Rooney immediately pop to the mind when you talk of the leading marksmen plying their trade in England. The league, since its inception in 1992, has a

Aug 14 2015
7 instances when ex-teammates were reunited on the pitch as opponents
7 instances when ex-teammates were reunited on the pitch as opponents

They were teammates at one club but had to set their friendship aside when they faced each other in different colours. Friends, as it is popularly opined, help us cross this ocean of life with their fervent support and inspiration. Most of the times, friends come in phases. Each stage of life consists of a set of friends that lose touch once that phase is over. School, college, university, work... These are some of the stages of life where the fr

Ultimate Chelsea XI - 21st Century Players
Ultimate Chelsea XI - 21st Century Players

There have been many cult figures at Stamford Bridge since the turn of the century.  Chelsea Football Club has been one of the most successful teams domestically and in Europe this century. They've won 14 major titles in the past fifteen years, which is 6 more than what they've won in their entire history before ever since their inception in 1905. The transformation owes its thanks to the presence of great

Aug 7 2015
Gerrard and Lampard to feature in MLS all-star game without kicking a ball in MLS
Gerrard and Lampard to feature in MLS all-star game without kicking a ball in MLS

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard will play in MLS all-star XI without playing a single minute in the league Major League Soccer (MLS) has announced its all-star squad, which is scheduled to take on Tottenham Hotspur in a one-off showpiece match on July 29 at Commerce City, Colorado, Fox Sports reports. The inclusion of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard have grabbed the headlines as the pair have not featured for their respective teams in a c

Jul 14 2015
11 club legends we thought would retire at their beloved clubs
11 club legends we thought would retire at their beloved clubs

There is a saying that no player is bigger than the club. While the saying is true, some players are the images of their respective club and are the first name to ring within the eardrums of the mind when their respective club is mentioned. To imagine these players wearing any other shirt other than their own beloved club’s is an exercise in futility. They were born to play and retire at that very club. But with Iker Casillas’ move to Porto,

Jul 13 2015
Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo: Frank Lampard
Lucky to play alongside Andrea Pirlo: Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo will be playing alongside each other for New York City FC New York, July 8 (IANS) Former England midfielder Frank Lampard considers himself lucky to play alongside Italian football legend Andrea Pirlo. Pirlo joined American club New York City FC on Monday from Italian champions Juventus and was instantly praised by Lampard, himself a legend at English team Chelsea. Lampard said he can't wait to play a

Jul 8 2015
Nemanja Matic names the three Chelsea players who helped him become a better player
Nemanja Matic names the three Chelsea players who helped him become a better player

Nemanja Matic won more tackles than any other player in the 2014/15 Premeir League season In an exclusive interview with Chelsea’s official club magazine, midfield anchorman Nemanja Matic has revealed the names of the three former Chelsea players who helped him settle down during his first spell at Stamford Bridge. Not surprisingly, all of them are midfield greats who had a major role in the London-based club’s rise to Premier L

Jul 5 2015
All-time Premier League British XI
All-time Premier League British XI

It has been 23 years since the inauguration of the Premier League and since then, it has gone on to become one of the most-watched leagues in the world. The league started out when the clubs competing in the Top Division in England opted for the formation of a Premier League in 1992, which would give them access to lucrative television deals. These profits would be used to lure the best foreign talent available to try and

Jul 4 2015
Three legends who have left their homes: Xavi, Gerrard and Lampard
Three legends who have left their homes: Xavi, Gerrard and Lampard

The end of 2014-15 season  marked new champions in Barcelona and Chelsea. However it also marked the last time we will see the likes of Xavi Hernandez, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard ever play in the respective leagues in which they made their names – the Spanish La Liga and the English Premier League.  What makes these 3 players worth paying a tribute? To start with, just their sheer experience and consistency

Jun 30 2015
Top 5 midfielders from England's Golden Generation
Top 5 midfielders from England's Golden Generation

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard were the mainstays in England’s midfield in the 2000s England’s Golden Generation were one of the most talked about teams in the whole of world football throughout the early 2000s and, despite their inability to turn that promise into trophies, they were undoubtedly one of the game’s most fascinating squads of all time. The combination of a star-studded squad and a first ever foreign manager

Jun 30 2015
Report: Andrea Pirlo rejected Indian Super League move to play in MLS
Report: Andrea Pirlo rejected Indian Super League move to play in MLS

Andrea Pirlo reportedly said no to a move to the Indian Super League Italian World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo turned down an offer from an Indian Super League club according to The Times of India. It is looking likely that he will join Frank Lampard and David Villa at Major League Soccer (MLS) club, New York City FC. Pirlo, who is considered as one of the best midfielders of his generation, still has a year to run on his contra

Jun 29 2015