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Football clubs who came close to defending the Champions League

Football clubs who came close to defending the Champions League

Quite a few footballing records were broken at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on the night of the 3rd of June, 2017. It was the place where the final of the most prestigious tournament in club football- the...
Manchester United and the Europa League

Manchester United and the Europa League

"The Europa League is a different competition (to the Champions League), the Europa League is a different level of competition for a different level of player and a different level of club. It is not good for a big...

Antonio Conte -The New ‘Special One’ at Stamford Bridge

Move over Jose Mourinho, we have a new 'Special One' at Stamford Bridge. Michy Batshuayi's late winner against West Brom effectively sealed the Premier League Title for Chelsea. But the West London outfit owes its success to the genius...
Ajax Amsterdam : An Insight into Manchester United's UEL Final Opponents

Ajax Amsterdam : An Insight into Manchester United’s UEL Final Opponents

Manchester United. Real Madrid. Liverpool. AC Milan. What is the one common similarity across all these football clubs? History. These clubs have established a name for themselves across the globe through decades due to their trophy-laden history. One club...

Five of the brightest young prospects in European football

In this feature piece, Essentially Sports takes a look at five of the most exciting players under the age of 21, who have created a stir in the footballing world after their exploits in Europe's top leagues this season....

Manchester United : How have they fared against Spanish teams?

Spanish club Celta Vigo stand between Manchester United and their hopes of getting the only major European trophy that has eluded the glittering trophy cabinet of the most successful football club in England. The two teams will lock horns...

Celta Vigo : An Insight into Manchester United’s UEL Semifinal Opponents

Celta Vigo, who have been drawn against UEFA Europa League favourites Manchester United in the competition's semi-finals stage, have endured a campaign somewhat similar to the Red Devils'. They have been below-par in their domestic league, the La Liga,...
Top 5 Lionel Messi goals - essentiallysports.com

Best of the Best from the Month of April

The month of April has been a gift from the gods for football fans around the world. It might seem a little far fetched, but if you take a look back on everything that has transpired over the past...