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Football’s Tryst with India: U-17 World Cup Preview

"Sleeping giant of world football" is a connotation which has been bestowed on India for a long while. The Football world for long has viewed India as a nation with tremendous unfulfilled potential in the game. The mammoth scope...

Top 5 Moments in Wayne Rooney’s International Career

On Wednesday, an era officially ended when Wayne Rooney announced that he will retire from International Football. The 31-year old made his decision when he turned down a chance to play in England's World Cup Qualifiers matches against Malta...
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Wayne Rooney Calls Time on International Career

It is the end of an era as Everton striker and former England captain Wayne Rooney officially announced his retirement from the international scene. The decision came after England boss Gareth Southgate asked Rooney to play against Malta and...
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After 13 Long Years, Rooney Returns Home to Everton

It was the end of an era as Wayne Rooney left Manchester United to re-sign for Everton, the club that kick-started his career. The 31-year-old had spent 13 years in the Red Devils jersey and had scored 253 goals for...
Danny Blind denied offer to work at Manchester United

The Netherlands need a new coach: Meet the Prospects

Following their defeat to Bulgaria, the Netherlands are in danger of failing to reach a second successive major international tournament after the defeat left them fourth in Group A, six points adrift of leaders France and three behind second-placed Sweden. Danny...

5 Worst Football Injuries of the 2016-17 season – essentiallysports.com

No matter what sport a person plays, injuries are part and parcel of any kind of game. Be it football, cricket, basketball, tennis, motor racing etc. any sportsperson can pick up an injury at any time. Some may be...
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Five of the Best Goals from this week’s International Break – essentiallysports.com

Let's face it, International breaks can be a drag at times. In contrast to the nail-biting fixtures the Premier league and La Liga have to offer to the fans, International friendlies can seem rather irrelevant and boring at times.However,...
Top 5 Largest Football Stadiums in the World - essentiallysports.com

Top 5 Largest Football Stadiums in the World – essentiallysports.com

The world's 5 largest football stadiums: Football is one of the world’s biggest and most popular sports. According to the 2016 FIFA Big Count, there are 290 million soccer players in the world, 300 million when referees and match officials are included....