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Why Messi Would Fail At Manchester City: An In-Depth Analysis

Reading Time: 6 minutesWith a 700 million release clause and the official La Liga board declaring that the price must be met for Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona, even Manchester City will have to reconsider buying the superstar. Since the release of the news that Messi is very likely to leave the Catalans, many believe that Messi should reunite with his old boss, and once again dominate Europe. Many have even set out to make formations and tactics for the new Manchester City, but in such a hurry, people are simply overlooking the controversial, yet simple, fact that Messi...

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UCL Round of 16 Preview and Prediction: Remaining 4 Matchups

Reading Time: 4 minutesWith less than three weeks left before the restart of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, here is a breakdown of the big four matchups: Juventus vs Lyon With crowd noise and impact out of the question, it will be an even playing field in terms of the game setting. However, the game will be very intense as Lyon lead 1-0 on aggregate. Juventus, who do not have an away goal advantage, will have to keep a clean sheet in Turin. But, this may prove to be a daunting task, even for Juve’s backline. With...

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What The Manchester City Ruling Means For European Football

Reading Time: 2 minutesRecently, Manchester City had their two-year Champions league ban reversed. Originally, the ban came as Manchester City was accused, and largely thought to be guilty, of breaching UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules. The main rule in question was the mandate that all teams must break even on the season. Man City was said to have manipulated contracts and agents to reduce their said spending, allowing them to spend more and still “break-even”.  Upon receiving their ban, they almost immediately appealed, hiring very skilled lawyers in the process. The final outcome was $12.5 million dollars in fines,...

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What Manchester City’s Ban Means for their Future

Reading Time: 3 minutesUnbelievable. Remarkable. Unfathomable. These sum up the emotions that permeated through the minds of football fans all around the globe yesterday around 1:15 eastern time when news broke that would change the landscape of the game for years. Manchester City, back-to-back champions of England, and world powerhouse, have been banned from the Champions League for 2 years and were fined 30 million Euros.  While we do not yet have all of the information on the exact particulars of the violations they’re accused of, we do know that they are being accused of being found to have...

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