Fitness

Fitness in Football

The whole concept of fitness and training has changed in the world of football in last 20 years. More of athletics is being very widely implemented. More time in training is being dedicated towards players all round health and fitness than just try to learn the tactics. New fitness regimes […]

 
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UEFA Champions League

Juventus vs Real Madrid- Journey in UCL

Having now the top four contenders in the UCL this season, the semi-final draw was decided in the municipality of Nyon in Switzerland, the outcome fated Real Madrid CF (ESP) to take on Juventus (ITA) on match day 1 of the semi-finals, in the latter’s home ground in the first […]

 
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Bayern Munich vs Porto- Bayern on a Rampage

Coming in to the second leg of the quarter final stage of the Champions League, an outcome that left supporters on either side gasping, wide eyed and mouth open at different emotional levels of course while the critiques were left baffled! Such was the game played between FC Bayern Munchen […]

 
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Sterling – Sterling or Dispensable?

As Liverpool gear up for a relatively happy ending to a relatively disappointing season, every match has all the analysts and pundits lending their opinions, protection and disappointment alike, towards Raheem Sterling. Several suggest that the Sterling Contract Issue represents what is wrong with modern football. The 20 year old […]

 
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Champions even after losing on the field

It was a moment of joy for the Bangladeshi cricket fans in Dhaka when Bangladesh recorded their maiden ODI series win against Pakistan by registering their second win in the three match series. One could see the joy on the face of the stand-in skipper Shakib Al-Hassan after the accomplishment. […]

 
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2006 WORLD CUP: BEST ONE EVER!

 Before I start, let me clarify that I am considering the world cups which I have watched. I rather not comment about the ones before 2002, because I haven’t seen them live, so to not upset the pompous, bombastic and loud mouthed so-called football puritans and elitists. First of all, […]

 
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Lost art of defending: Will the real defenders stand up

Take a look at this video: Ignore the music please. Rapahel Varane absolutely destroys Barcelona. He not only intercepts the play but, boy, doesn’t he love his slide tackles. The way he tackled Messi and Fabregas was mind-boggling. There is a dearth of defenders like that now. The game of […]

 
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