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  1. Debate: Is Mario Balotelli over-rated?

    Mario Balotelli, the £16m new summer signing for Liverpool, has cut a sorrow and frustrating figure for the Reds so far. Soccerlens writers Tamojit & Saikat debate whether Mario Balotelli actually deserves the ‘Genius’ tag on his head. Is Mario Balotelli …


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  2. New Stadium Design Technologies

    In 2004 FIFA published a 250 page list of requirements they deemed necessary for the hosting of World Cup games. The succinctly titled Football Stadiums` Technical Recommendations and Requirements was a guide to not only building new stadia but also …


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  3. AFC Asia Cup of Nations

    The inaugural Asia Cup of Nations, the second oldest world football competition, was staged in Hong Kong in 1956 with just four participating nations. The hosts kicked off the competition against Israel and Au Chi Yin had the honour of …


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