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New era in management : Managers, victims of their own success?-essentiallysports.com

"Champion of England and FIFA manager of the year. Sacked. Keep smiling amico, nobody can delete the history you wrote", read a post on Jose Mourinho's Instagram account after reigning English Champions, Leicester City, announced that they have relieved...

Does heading a ball ‘damage the brain’ ?- essentiallysports.com

Standard soccer heading results in immediate and measurable alterations in brain function. Changes in short and long term memory function and corticomotor inhibition are detectable immediately after soccer heading. Head injuries account for between 4% and 22% of...

Real Madrid v Napoli and the birth of the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

On Wednesday Night at  the Santiago Bernabeu, Napoli and Real Madrid will face each other after 20 years. That remains Napoli's sole visit to the historic stadium. One would normally expect a fixture, having had such limited encounters to...
Injuries woes for Real Madrid - Can Zidane provide a solution

Injuries foes for Real Madrid – Can Zidane provide a solution?

Just a couple of weeks ago, there was a buzz of a treble in the Real Madrid camp. They hadn’t lost a single game in 40 outings. The Blancos were comfortably sitting at the top of La Liga, four...

Five Major Transfer Stories of the Day – 17 January

The 2017 winter transfer window turns 18 today. It has already been a busy, and in many ways, a unique transfer window. The Chinese Super League has kept on acquiring major signings, while there have been talks of breaking...
Madrid set new spanish record under Zinedine Zidane

Madrid set new spanish record under Zinedine Zidane

Real Madrid have surpassed the Spanish record for most unbeaten games in a row with a 3-3 draw against Sevilla in the Copa Del Rey Round of 16. Barcelona held the previous record of 39 matches unbeaten between October...

The Top 5 Football Players in 2016

2016 has been one hell of a ride for football fans all around the world. The nail-biting matches between some of the biggest teams in club and international football ensured that a majority of the global footballing heroes lived...
Madrid's Depth in Squad the key for Zinedine Zidane

Madrid’s Depth in Squad the key for Zinedine Zidane

It has been a great start to the season for Real Madrid. The Spanish giants are on course of ending a four-year drought of the La Liga title with a healthy six point lead over Barcelona, as they prepare...