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Champions League draw: who to avoid, who to wish for

I have previously written about the luck of the draw and how this affected both Manchester City and Chelsea in particular last season. Both clubs went out at the Champions League group stage after being drawn in much tougher groups … Continue reading

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Arjen Robben and The Big Match Fallacy

Arjen Robben has been one of the best and most consistent footballers in the world over the last 10 years or so but few see him that way. Why is this? Could it be that people are falling for the … Continue reading

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The real story about City’s CL campaign

After Manchester City’s 2-2 draw with Ajax on matchday 4, the general assessment was that City’s poor performances in the Champions League are manager Roberto Mancini’s fault and he needs to be replaced. Similar things are being said today after City’s … Continue reading

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