Monthly Archives: August 2013

GOR MAHIA 2-2 AFC LEOPARDS : ALL SQUARE IN THE DERBY

Gor v AFC

Starting Lineups

AFC Leopards let a two goal lead slip in what proved to be a thrilling Derby.

Luc Eymael was back for the Leopards and picked a side with very much the same structure that he has built the side on since his arrival at the club. His side lined up in a familiar 4-3-3.

Gor Mahia coach Bobby Williamson had intimated that his side would also play 4-3-3, and that was illustrated by the pre-match graphics. However, once the game got underway, Gor seemed to settle into a 4-2-3-1.

Midfield Pack

The reason for Williamson’s departure from his more usual Read the rest of this entry

RONALDINHO GAUCHO : HE WAS, BUT COULD HAVE BEEN

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There was always a certain high – of senses, passions and emotions – whenever one got to watch Ronaldinho Gaucho performing at the absolute peak of his powers.

Indeed, this was a Brazilian born to have a football at his feet. His manipulation of a football made him a master of it. He could conjure it to do as he pleased, making the ball entirely dependent upon his will. His grace and style, his ease on the ball mesmerised those who Read the rest of this entry

CESC FABREGAS : TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE

Cesc Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas

For a while, Xavi Hernandez seriously considered joining Manchester United.

He was just breaking through from the youth ranks at Barcelona and into the first team and though he was being touted as the next best thing, he had one problem. Pep Guardiola was still ahead of him in the pecking order. The then Barcelona captain commanded the midfield with orchestral fashion. Guardiola had been injured when Xavi had made a name for himself but the Catalan idol, while acknowledging the prodigious talents of the dimunitive Xavi, had promised to make life hard for him to get into the first team. Guardiola had Read the rest of this entry

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