Pep Guardiola and Manchester City – What Can We Expect?
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Pep Guardiola and Manchester City – What Can We Expect?

When Bayern announced Pep Guardiola would be leaving the club at the end of season 2015/2016, the pressure of luring the Catalan expert became a reality for many a European football giant. Premier League teams received a boost…

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Zinedine Zidane – Taking The Challenge Head On
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Zinedine Zidane – Taking The Challenge Head On

Although he spent only seven months at the club, Rafa Benitez’s sacking was as expected as much as his arrival, in the first place, was not. It was obvious from the onset that Benitez didn’t and wouldn’t enjoy…

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Tony Pulis – Relegation Superhero
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Tony Pulis – Relegation Superhero

Imagine you are the chairman of a club struggling to avoid relegation. You have tried making transfers and bringing in new faces to bring more quality to the team. You also tried to work out a solution to…

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Julian Nagelsmann – They Call Him Baby Mourinho
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Julian Nagelsmann – They Call Him Baby Mourinho

„Baby Mourinho“ is not a nickname earned very easily. Yet this is exactly what former German goalkeeper Tim Wiese calls the youngest ever manager in Bundesliga history – Hoffenheim’s future leader Julian Nagelsmann. The man is just 28…

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Klopp’s New Mission at Anfield: What Can We Expect?
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Klopp’s New Mission at Anfield: What Can We Expect?

Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League! This is what a lot of football fans in England have been dreaming about, not least the ones in Liverpool. The former Dortmund manager was all smiles as he put his signature…

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Barca’s 96/97 phenomenon: The coaching generation
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Barca’s 96/97 phenomenon: The coaching generation

Many football players turn to coaching after their playing careers, but what Barcelona’s 96/97 generation did can be considered as a true phenomenon. Sir Bobby Robson was at the helm of the Catalan team that year, assisted by…

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Ronaldo’s Career as a Manager – Football in the Future
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Ronaldo’s Career as a Manager – Football in the Future

It’s not so difficult to imagine of Cristiano Ronaldo one day making the transition from a great player to a great manager. Following a glistening career as a footballer, many would expect him to suffer from the burden of expectation, however,…

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Benitez brings 4-2-3-1 to Madrid
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Benitez brings 4-2-3-1 to Madrid

Rafael Benitez started life as Real Madrid’s manager with a tame 0:0 draw with newly-promoted Sporting Gijon. Real was dominant at El Molinon in the first round of La Liga but failed to find their way to the…

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Marcelo El Loco Bielsa – ‘Madman’ and true tactical genius
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Marcelo El Loco Bielsa – ‘Madman’ and true tactical genius

“Is Marcelo Bielsa as mad as he seems? “ a journalist once asked Athletic Bilbao winger Iker Muniain of his then-manager. “No, “ Muniain said, “he’s madder. “ Bielsa, former Bilbao manager nicknamed ‘El Loco’, resigned as Marseille…

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Mourinho: The world’s best football manager
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Mourinho: The world’s best football manager

Earlier this month the FourFourTwo magazine consulted their writers from all over the world to help them create a list of the top 50 current football managers on the planet. It’s hardly surprising that the top position was claimed…

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