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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....

Marco Verratti ruled out of Euro 2016

Italy and Paris Saint Germain midfielder Marco Verratti has been ruled out of Euro 2016 with a serious groin injury. Verratti had just returned from an injury sustained in February but he has struggled to shake off the problem which kept him...

Five of the Worst Transfers in Football History

Football transfers can play in major part in shaping up the future of the club. With the amount of money being invested into football today, top European clubs are financially capable of spending top dollar to bag the most...
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Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal move?

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on the signing of Olympique Lyonnais striker Alexandre Lacazette, with recent reports suggesting that the Frenchman has been ‘offered’ to Arsene Wenger for just £21million. Lacazette enjoyed a wonderful breakthrough season with Lyon, scoring a...
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Controversial decisions by referees in 2017 CL knockouts

There have been many occasions where one wrong decision or many wrong decisions could affect the outcome of a match. No matter what sport you are in, there will always be a few officials who makes a mistake or...

Players who have won the EPL with 2 clubs

Over the 2 decades that the EPL has established itself as one of the most most competitive tournaments of the sporting world, we have seen various stories unfold. While some years the teams just road-roll their way to become the...

Champions League and Europa League draw

It's that time of year again. The time when early pretenders can't pretend anymore and the business men get down to business.  8 teams have made it all the way to the Champions League and Europa League quarter-finals respectively...

Ronaldo to leave Madrid? Where could he be headed to?

The footballing world has been sent into a frenzy since Friday afternoon with reports from various sources in Europe claiming that Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, doesn't want to play in Spain anymore. The reason, apparently, is that Ronaldo,...