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It’s all about winning in 2022.
Super League plans have fans screaming into the void, like soccer star Lionel Messi here.
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More competitive games between top soccer clubs is desirable but creating a ‘closed’ system would harm a soccer culture built on dreams, says the man who predicted the Super League two decades ago.
FC Barcelona’s Jordi Alba celebrates with his teammates after scoring in the La Liga match against SD Huesca in September, 2018.
It’s not all about tiki-taka football. Our new research revealed how a unique philosophy, excellent coaching and cutting edge sports science help FC Barcelona get the best from its players.
Arsenal FC’s new sponsor is Rwanda.
Political ethics and sports don’t match well. The recent deal between Rwanda and Arsenal is potentially a case in point.
Yellow ribbon event.
Football clubs are, to a great extent, made up of their sense of history and place.
The football club has long been central to Catalan identity and is central to the region’s independence vote.
Neymar looks to leave Barcelona.
Financial Fair Play rules require clubs’ spending to match their earnings.
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It’s all to do with PSG’s Qatari owners.
The local game in Senegal is underdeveloped.
European football matches allow African fans to partake in the aspirational dreams exported worldwide by the Premier League or the Champions League.
From more charitable times.
The race to become the new FC Barcelona president reaches a climax this weekend, and there is more at stake than football.
There’s Intel inside Neymar.
When Neymar scored for FC Barcelona against Villareal in a recent Spanish La Liga game, it was a momentous occasion. As the Brazilian international turned to celebrate, he pulled up his shirt to reveal…