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No Russian adventure for Buffon and the Azzurri

The 13th November 2017 will certainly not be one of the favourite dates in the history of the Italian football. It is a day that a dark cloud descended on Italian football. Firstly is a day that the Swedish National team made sure that the Azzurri did not qualify for the FIFA World Cup showpiece that is set for Russia ...

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The sum of all problems for Bafana Bafana in 2017

The reality is that South Africa has always been well endowed in the goalkeeping department. Goalkeepers, centre-backs, centre-halfs and wing-backs – we have never been found wanting there. You can go back 25 years, these are departments we have always been well endowed. The reason why we find ourselves in this situation is because Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter, in ...

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A lesson in greatness from Andrea Pirlo

There are none more graceful and suave that Andrea Pirlo. His looks, persona and seeming nonchalance makes him a very special and unique footballer. Yet under his cool exterior there is a winner, a man obsessed with success. He is one of the greatest football has seen, a true great of the game. Of course some mistake his languid nature ...

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Itu & Bafana keeps us dreaming of a Russian miracle

Phenomenal is one word that can best describe Bafana Bafana’s performance on Saturday the 7th October 2017 at the FNB Stadium. They basically shred the Mighty Stallions from Burkina Faso into pieces and in doing so kept their chances of reaching the World Cup 2018 Finals in Russia alive. It had been long since our national team performed with such ...

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