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Game of Thrones

The hegemony of Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will come to an end at some point due to age. Here we analyze which players could sit on the throne of world football and take their place in being cosidered the best in the world.

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The structure of the academy at Newell’s Old Boys

Few countries have given as much talent to the world of football as Argentina. In the South American country, few clubs have brought through so many top level players as Newell's Old Boys, an institution based in Rosario that has just turned 111 years old. Maxi Rodriguez, Ever Barnegat and Lionel Messy are among some of the modern references that took some of their first steps there, following in the footsteps of Gerardo Martino, Jorge Valadon and Gabriel Batistes. The list of figures catapulted to football fame by Newell's is so broad that it fully justifies the nickname of 'The Nursery of Argentina' as the entity is known in the history of the national sport.

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Report: Nadine Angerer

Nadine Angerer has won everything on the pitch. European champion on five different occasions and world champion in 2003 and 2007 with Germany. During the 2007 World Cup held in China, Germany kept a clean sheet throughout the entire tournament

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Interwiew: José Mourinho

José Mourinho searches for a new challenge after leaving Chelsea by the back door - fired after not being able to control the dressing room. Many believe that not only has he lost his winning aura, but also his style of play has become obsolete. Manchester United will be his new destination.

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Exercise of the month: Attacking width.

Last month we presented an exercise to improve possession of the ball. This month we outline an exercise to improve attacking width (we are wide in order to be deep), for this we must stress the importance of changes in direction to ensure possession of the ball, and in this way be able to evolve from one area to another and ensure the creation of numerical superiorities which give us the possibility to complete. We will insist on the use of attacking principles which are manifested either individually in the form of supporting runs, one-twos, the timing of attacks, or which have a collective character such as the speed of the attack, the depth and level of attacking progression or width to be able to complete. In addition we will stress the importance of applying individual and collective defensive principles to help us recover the ball when necessary. As in the previous month, we will introduce variables that facilitate or hinder the exercise, always going from the most simple to the more complicated, from the easiest to the hardest and taking into account the change of roles (transition from attack to defence) and vice versa, which will enrich the learning and development of the game.

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Rondos as a tool in technical-tactical work II

We continue with technical-tactical work through RONDOS. After a first part which was published in a previous edition, we demonstrate in continuation, work on other technical and tactical aspects.

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Abby Wambach - Forward: A Memoir.

Retired American soccer star Abby Wambach has penned a very readable memoir that simultaneously manages to be both frank in revealing her personal struggles and triumphs. By Peter Nolan

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NWSL Playoffs are Set

It went down to the wire but the NWSL playoff picture finally emerged over the last weekend of the 2016 season with the Western New York Flash defeating the Boston Breakers 4-0 on the road Saturday evening. By Peter Nolan

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Is Hope Solo A Victim of Double Standards?

In a move that seems both paternalistic and hypocritical U.S. Soccer announced on Wednesday that it has suspended Hope Solo from the U.S. WNT for six months. By Peter Nolan

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MLS - Big 5

The Seattle Sounders have announced that Clint Dempsey will sit out the remainder of the MLS season as he continues to deal with an irregular heartbeat, an issue that has kept the U.S. international. By Peter Nolan

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U.S. WNT Top Neterlands as Anthem Controversey Continues

As the U.S. Women's National Team continued its Olympic Recovery Tour with a 3-1 win over an up and coming Netherlands side, Megan Rapinoe continued with her protest. By Peer Nolan

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Landon Donovan is Back!

His beloved Los Angeles Galaxy sent up a distress signal and after a bit of thought and a serious sit down with coach Bruce Arena, Landon Donovan answered that call; By Peter Nolan