Category: WFIFriday

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Kai Havertz – The Leverkusen All-Rounder Being Compared to a German Legend

Kai Havertz – The Leverkusen All-Rounder Being Compared to a German Legend

The best young players learn to live with the lofty, often inaccurate comparisons which are made between themselves and former greats. But the very ...
Everton’s Youth & Transfer Policies Begin to Bear Fruit – Can They Reach The Next Level?

Everton’s Youth & Transfer Policies Begin to Bear Fruit – Can They Reach The Next Level?

The large Everton presence in England’s U20 World Cup winning side was no coincidence. Since the arrival of Steve Walsh as director of football, o ...
Are All Goals Created Equally? Expected Assists & Subjective Statistics

Are All Goals Created Equally? Expected Assists & Subjective Statistics

Gabriel Jesus taps in at the far post. Goal for Manchester City. Kevin De Bruyne had crossed the ball in from the left; that’s an assist and a chan ...
Chess, Rugby and Football’s Other Outside Influences

Chess, Rugby and Football’s Other Outside Influences

Comparing football to chess feels like it lands somewhere between pretentious and tacky. It definitely requires the use of a drop cap at the start ...
Marek Hamsik – Napoli’s Loyal Servant is Redefining “Success”

Marek Hamsik – Napoli’s Loyal Servant is Redefining “Success”

Marek Hamsik has been at Napoli for almost ten years. By the time anyone reads this he’ll probably have been there for longer. Part of the #WFIFrid ...
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