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Zidane’s Biggest Test Awaits

Everything that Zidane has touched since becoming Real Madrid manager has turned into gold. He is arguably Madrid’s best manager of the past two decades. If he keeps up at his current rate, he will likely become the best of all time, surpassing the likes of Miguel Munoz. Of all the managers that have passed through in recent seasons, be it Benitez, Ancelotti, Mourinho, or Pellegrini — Zidane has taken a piece from each and yet lacks their glaring flaws………….Read More

FIFA allows its women’s player of the year award to become a massive joke again

FIFA announced the finalists for The Best FIFA Football Awards on Friday, and it’s mostly gone how you’d guess. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Neymar are the finalists for The Best FIFA Men’s Player. The nominees for best coaches, goalkeepers, and goals are perfectly sensible too…………..Read More

Mexico punches ticket to 2018 World Cup

The first team from CONCACAF to punch its ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is exactly who you’d expect — Mexico. El Tri is comfortably on top of the Hex after a 1-0 win over Panama on Friday night, and the three points it secured ensures none of the teams placed fourth and blow can pass it in the standings…………Read More

Nemanja Matic: Manchester United complete signing of Chelsea midfielder

Manchester United have completed the signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea for £40m on a three-year deal.

The midfielder, 28, becomes United’s third summer buy after £31m defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica and £75m striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton.

United manager Jose Mourinho described Matic as a “team player” who has “everything we want in a footballer; loyalty, consistency, ambition”……………..Read More