Shearer reveals Arsenal legend would have been his dream strike partner

Shearer scored 260 goals during his career for Blackburn and Newcastle United, while the Frenchman plundered 175 in 257 league games for the Gunners.  But Henry’s ability to create opportunities, as well as finish them, would have made him Shearer’s foil of choice. “Skill, grace, goals, touch, technique, pace, strength; Thierry had all of that,” […]

Manchester City group have bought a Chinese club you’ve never heard of

Manchester City owners buy Sichuan Jiuniu Manchester City have confirmed on Wednesday morning that their reach now extends to China. The Sky Blues have confirmed that Man City’s owners are buying Sichuan Jiuniu. Sichuan Jiuniu are a third division club in China. City Football Group, UBTECH and China Sports Capital have today announced the joint purchase […]

Ishak Belfodil Acts As Hoffenheim Hero | Nick Bidwell

Belfodil has helped Hoffenheim pull off a miraculous comeback against Dortmund recently. Nick Bidwell’s Notes From Germany: Ishak Belfodil Acts As Hoffenheim Hero Algerian international striker Ishak Belfodil, the purveyor of a supersub brace as his Hoffenheim side fought back from three goals down to earn a miraculous draw at Bundesliga pacesetters Dortmund, has never […]

I understand English football after today

Date published: Saturday 16th February 2019 8:04 Pep Guardiola claims he understands English football better after beating Newport County 4-1 in the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday. Second-half goals from Leroy Sane, Phil Foden (2) and Riyad Mahrez ensured City’s class eventually told against opponents 82 places below them on the league ladder. Padraig […]

Stop the forward pass | Soccer Coach Weekly

A defensive unit that can prevent opponents from making penetrating forward passes will stop goals. Teach your players to do this and their chances of winning games will increase. What this session is about Applying basic principles of defending. Making play predictable. Working together to deny penetration. What to think about Being “goal side” (defenders […]