Caen halt Impressive Dijon Start

Caen halt Impressive Dijon Start

🕔15:04, 30.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar in Dijon’s Stade Gaston Gerard © Satish Sekar (September 1st 2018) Dose of Reality Dijon FCO came crashing back to reality tonight. Olivier Dall’oglio’s side were beaten 2-0 at home by lowly Caen. Enzo Crivelli scrambled in

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Ten Man Juventus Beat Valencia Away

Ten Man Juventus Beat Valencia Away

🕔09:45, 28.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar at Valencia’s Estadio Mestalla ©Satish Sekar (September 19th 2018) Just Deserts Juventus moved into the Cristiano Ronaldo era in style with a 2-0 victory against Valencia in their Group D opener, despite having to play most of

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Tearful Morata Overcomes Stubborn Hungarian Resistance

Tearful Morata Overcomes Stubborn Hungarian Resistance

🕔19:39, 27.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar at Stamford Bridge © Satish Sekar (October 4th 2018) Drought Ends? Álvaro Morata ended his mini goal-drought with a sublime finish after 69 minutes. Morata’s flick was enough to grab the points after stubborn resistance by Mol

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Sevilla Dismantle Standard Liège

Sevilla Dismantle Standard Liège

🕔18:50, 27.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar at Sevilla’s Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán © Satish Sekar (September 20th 2018) Clinical Sevilla destroyed former Belgium goalkeeper Michel Preud’homme’s Standard team 5-1 with braces from Éver Banega and Wissam ben Yedder, and the other scored by

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Loftus-Cheek Makes Statement to New Boss

Loftus-Cheek Makes Statement to New Boss

🕔18:42, 27.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar at Stamford Bridge © Satish Sekar (October 26th 2018) Hat-trick Ruben Loftus-Cheek did his chances of impressing his new boss Maurizio Sarri no harm tonight. Given a rare start by the former Napoli boss, Loftus-Cheek grabbed the

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Europe’s Forgotten Victims of Sporting Colonialism

Europe’s Forgotten Victims of Sporting Colonialism

🕔15:55, 27.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar in Tallinn © Satish Sekar (August 19th 2018) Facilities While in Tallinn, mainly for the UEFA Supercup, the biggest football match in Estonia’s history, I saw the effects of sporting colonialism first hand. I covered three matches,

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Murky

Murky

🕔15:24, 27.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar in Talinn © Satish Sekar (August 21st 2018) The Miksom Controversy Estonian police like others assisted in the persecution of Jews and others. Some were brutal and venal too, especially in the Sicherheitspolizei (the Security Police). One

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Martyred

Martyred

🕔15:17, 27.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 20th 2018) Anti-Colonial Struggle For a tiny nation Estonia has no shortage of martyrs, or tragedy. A quick perusal of its history shows that it has been colonised and ruled over by foreign

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Valencia Beat Local Rivals Villarreal

Valencia Beat Local Rivals Villarreal

🕔10:49, 27.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar at Valencia’s Mestalla © Satish Sekar (January 26th 2019) Classy Marcelino García Toral, a former attacking midfielder, made his name as a coach with the Yellow Submarines (Villarreal). Tonight, he masterminded a convincing win over his former

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VAR Controversy Denies Heerenveen After Spirited Comeback

VAR Controversy Denies Heerenveen After Spirited Comeback

🕔20:56, 21.Jan 2019

By Satish Sekar at Amsterdam’s Johan Cruijff ArenA © Satish Sekar (January 20th 2019) Goals Galore, Penalties and VAR Ajax lost the opportunity to catch PSV after the Eredivisie had been surprisingly held to 2-2 draw by FC Emmen in

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