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Barcelona’s wounds are deep, and they won’t heal until they let Messi go

It was the 85th minute of last night’s Champions League tie between Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, and the home side were clinging on to what little dignity they had remaining. Finding themselves 3-1 down, they had conceded three away goals and, had fans been allowed in the Camp Nou, would surely have been subject to … Continue reading Barcelona’s wounds are deep, and they won’t heal until they let Messi go

Do entertaining performances really deserve more praise than ‘boring’ defensive performances?

Leeds United travelled to London for their first game of 2021 and were soundly beaten by a typical Tottenham Hotspur performance; Leeds had the most of the ball and created a roughly equal number of chances, but fell to a 3-0 loss.  Just four days prior, Marcelo Bielsa’s side had romped to a 5-0 win … Continue reading Do entertaining performances really deserve more praise than ‘boring’ defensive performances?

Why Manchester United shouldn’t favour the left flank

According to WhoScored.com, Manchester United’s style of play is characterised by “attacking down the left”. This has become a well-documented phenomenon over the previous few months; why do a team with a such a wealth of offensive talent focus their efforts so heavily down one side of the park? Is it a deliberate choice from … Continue reading Why Manchester United shouldn’t favour the left flank

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Hi, I’m Kris. I’m a fourth year journalism student at the University of Stirling and an aspiring football writer.

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