Tag Archives: Andres Iniesta

Spain

Martino faces uncertain future

There are very few people who, as fans of football, would turn down the opportunity to manage Futbol Club Barcelona. However, as Premier League followers have witnessed at Manchester United this season, it can sometimes contain more pitfalls than positives.

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Spain

Valdes proves his worth to Barcelona yet again

Throughout history there have been sporting sides with members in it who are often an after thought or deemed to not be as important as others. The headlines following Barcelona’s Champions League tie with Manchester City largely centred around Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi but there would be a good argument to suggest that their goalkeeper Victor Valdes was as, if not more, important in the Catalan’s win.

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Germany

Guardiola making doubters look foolish

How could Josep Guardiola possibly improve a side that has just won every trophy possible the season before? Why does a coach who has lead the best players in recent times to unprecedented success at Barcelona really deserve that much credit?

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My Favourite XI

My Favourite XI : IndieZizou

After a brief lull, “My Favourite XI” is now kicking into gear and we are thrilled to welcome our first guest post of the revamped series. Jamie from IndieZizou is on hand to guide you through the 11 players that have left a mark on him.

There is a core of Manchester United legends; but you should also spot an admiration for a certain type of midfield maestro. He has picked out every type of maestro that you could imagine.

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My Favourite XI

My Favourite XI : Andy Hunter

In a homage to the series returning, I felt it was time to decide upon the players who have particularly caught my eye throughout my life. There are no real parameters for this selection; some have impressed on the pitch whilst others have impressed on Championship Manager during its many guises. As stated in the rules, this is not a ‘best ever’ side but merely my favourite players.

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