Florent Malouda Puts an End to His Career with a Controversial Draw

Florent Malouda is a French professional footballer playing as a midfielder. Born on June 13, 1980, this 38-year-old played for Chelsea and plays for France national football team. He had last played his match for French Guiana against the Honduras which ended in a controversial draw of 0-0 by both teams.

The reason for calling it a controversial match was that Florent who had already been ineligible to play the match was brought in to play. He had been cap-tied to France after making his 80 appearances for Les Bleus. During this match, French Guiana played an offensive match the credit going to Malouda himself. The team had a chance to score all through the match.
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Gallas On The Sale Of London Property And More

William Gallas, known to the football world as former Chelsea defender as well as having played for Arsenal as well, Gallas is often referred for his expert views on current international football scenario as well as comments on previous matches when he was active on the field.

He stated one instance when Philippe Senderos, a former teammate of Gunners, used to panic coming up to face certain players who used to terrorize the Swiss international player. Didier Drogba was one of them. Gallas himself played mainly for Tottenham, Arsenal, and Chelsea during his playing career. He lifted the lid on Senderos and talked about his fears and how he played when he had partnered with him. An interesting instance that he pointed out was how Philippe Senderos used to not feel good having to face certain players such as Didier Drogba when panic would show on his face. He could not play very well in such instances though with teammates of his own he was much freer.
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Emery keen to better his English

Unai Emery reckons that one of the reasons why he has been able to do well in his managerial career is that his career as a player ended too soon, much before it should have ended and because he couldn’t remain associated with the game as a player anymore, it gave him extra motivation to do special things as a coach.

According to Emery, he has been into Football right since his childhood because there were a couple of guys in his family who played the game at the professional level and watching them as a kid, he got attracted towards the game and the love for the game just kept growing. So when he had to hang his boots at only thirty-two, he didn’t want to go away from the game. He wanted to work in same capacity and that’s when he decided to put himself into professional coaching.
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ARSENAL LEGEND HENRY WAITING FOR FIRST WIN, MONACO LOSE AGAIN

Thierry Henry is yet to get his first win after five games since being appointed as the head coach at AS Monaco. The former Arsenal striker has been on the management path for quite some time and he recently assisted Coach Roberto Martinez as Belgium reached the semis of the FIFA World Cup. There was so much excitement when he was finally appointed as the coach of a top side in France. However, it has been a poor start for Henry.

Following the sack of Leonardo Jadim, Henry was expected to come turn things around. However after five games, the team is yet to taste victory. They lost three times and forced a draw twice. Things went from bad to worse as Monaco lost 4-0 at home against Club Brugge and stare into Champions League elimination.
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Gallas Pays Tribute To Wenger

William Gallas was thankful to Arsene Wenger for his contribution at Arsenal as he was ready to stand down as a manager after close to 22 years. Gallas did play for Arsenal for about 4 years and the armband of the captain was given to him by Wenger during his tenure at the club. The former Tottenham and Chelsea defender was amongst the several ex- Arsenal footballers who did pay tribute to Wenger during the final game as manager against Burnley.

Despite the fact that Gallas captaincy was snatched away in 2008-09 due to some comments he made on his teammates, there are no concerns now between these two French stars. Arsene knows what Gallas thinks about him and he is thankful for everything. Galas said that Arsene is not just a great manager, but a good human too. Every time Gallas talks about football with Arsene, it usually goes on for about an hour or two. Arsene is a passionate man and Gallas wishes him a great future. He is not happy to see Wenger exiting as he thinks he owes so much to his countryman post expressing the happiness he felt when he was chosen as a skipper for Arsenal. He said he felt so proud when he was made the captain as Arsenal had best captains, Viera, Henry, Adams and many great legends.
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Brazil Ready To Temper Hopes Of ‘Golden Generation’ Of Belgium

Roberto Martinez the Belgium football team coach has accepted and revealed that he has no secrets as he plots to end the bid of Brazil for a record-extending sixth World Cup before their “dream” quarter-final on Friday that July 6, in Kazan.

But the “Golden Generation” of the nation has been reminded that the match opposite the favorites could embody the last opportunity for them to shine on the world stage. William Gallas is also seems in the support of the Brazilian team. In an interview, Martinez said “For our players, it is a dream”; He said this after sealing qualification for the last eight registering the last-gasp victory of 3-2 over Japan in the knockout rounds first phase.
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WENGER: DEBUCHY STILL HAS A CHANCE

Since Mathieu Debuchy’s arrival to the Emirates Stadium on July of 2014, the French defender has not managed to make consistent appearances for the English Premier League club.

Injuries have seriously affected the playing career of Mathieu Debuchy in Arsenal as it has made him unable to play in a significant amount of matches and there was even a game in which he was forced to leave the pitch in a stretcher as well as being administered with oxygen.
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Europe’s Top 5 Leagues Head-to-Head

Leicester City became the sixth club to ever win the Premier League back in May as Claudio Ranieri guided the East Midlands club to a shock title. Leicester’s football odds to win the league were an incredible 5000/1 at the start of the season.

The Foxes joined Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to have been crowned champions of what many consider to be the most-exciting league in the world.

Others argue Spain’s La Liga where Real Madrid currently have a six-point lead over the rest of the field and where both they and Barcelona have combined to win 19 of the previous 24 titles since 1992 when the Premier League was formed.

During the same period, Spanish teams have been the most successful in the UEFA Champions League – Europe’s elite club cup competition, winning it on nine occasions. That’s Real Madrid five times and Barcelona four.
Despite the success of these two huge footballing giants, the Premier League boasts both the highest television viewers across the world and the highest television rights.

The Premier League secured an incredible £5.14 billion deal over three years in February 2015 that kicked off this season. The 20 teams in this season’s Premier League are to land a windfall of cash.

13 clubs in England’s top flight even broke their transfer record in the summer to show how significant the new TV deal is worth and how important club owners know it is to stay in the Premier league for the next three years at least.

Last season’s Championship winners Burnley splashed out on £10.5 million on Jeff Hendrick from Derby County, whilst Bournemouth paid a staggering £15.3 million for former-Derby loanee Jordon Ibe. The winger arrived from Liverpool with 41 appearances to his name but only one Premier League goal and three assists. Simply put, transfer fees really don’t mean much at all to clubs in the English top flight any more.

In Germany there are few clubs with such spending power, but one club that do is Bayern Munich. With significant money splashed out on the likes of Manuel Neuer, Renato Sanches and Douglas Costa in recent seasons, the Bavarians are expected to extend their number of Bundesliga titles over the coming years.

Since the formation of the Premier League back in 1992, Bayern Munich have been champions of Germany 14 times. In comparison, Manchester United have won the Premier League 13 times, Barcelona have won La Liga 12 times, Real Madrid seven, and Juventus have been top of the Italian pile 10 times during this period.

Paris Saint-Germain have won the French league five times since 1992 and Lyon seven times. Ligue 1 can actually boast the biggest variety of champions since the Premier League started with 10 in all. This includes Nantes in 1994-05, Auxerre in 1995-96, and RC Lens in 1997-98.

In comparison, Germany has seen six different champions like England, whilst Spain and Italy have only had five different clubs lift their crowns over the past 24 seasons.

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Leicester City became the sixth club to ever win the Premier League back in May as Claudio Ranieri guided the East Midlands club to a shock title. Leicester’s football odds to win the league were an incredible 5000/1 at the start of the season.

The Foxes joined Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to have been crowned champions of what many consider to be the most-exciting league in the world.

Others argue Spain’s La Liga where Real Madrid currently have a six-point lead over the rest of the field and where both they and Barcelona have combined to win 19 of the previous 24 titles since 1992 when the Premier League was formed.

During the same period, Spanish teams have been the most successful in the UEFA Champions League – Europe’s elite club cup competition, winning it on nine occasions. That’s Real Madrid five times and Barcelona four.
Despite the success of these two huge footballing giants, the Premier League boasts both the highest television viewers across the world and the highest television rights.

The Premier League secured an incredible £5.14 billion deal over three years in February 2015 that kicked off this season. The 20 teams in this season’s Premier League are to land a windfall of cash.

13 clubs in England’s top flight even broke their transfer record in the summer to show how significant the new TV deal is worth and how important club owners know it is to stay in the Premier league for the next three years at least.

Last season’s Championship winners Burnley splashed out on £10.5 million on Jeff Hendrick from Derby County, whilst Bournemouth paid a staggering £15.3 million for former-Derby loanee Jordon Ibe. The winger arrived from Liverpool with 41 appearances to his name but only one Premier League goal and three assists. Simply put, transfer fees really don’t mean much at all to clubs in the English top flight any more.

In Germany there are few clubs with such spending power, but one club that do is Bayern Munich. With significant money splashed out on the likes of Manuel Neuer, Renato Sanches and Douglas Costa in recent seasons, the Bavarians are expected to extend their number of Bundesliga titles over the coming years.

Since the formation of the Premier League back in 1992, Bayern Munich have been champions of Germany 14 times. In comparison, Manchester United have won the Premier League 13 times, Barcelona have won La Liga 12 times, Real Madrid seven, and Juventus have been top of the Italian pile 10 times during this period.

Paris Saint-Germain have won the French league five times since 1992 and Lyon seven times. Ligue 1 can actually boast the biggest variety of champions since the Premier League started with 10 in all. This includes Nantes in 1994-05, Auxerre in 1995-96, and RC Lens in 1997-98.

In comparison, Germany has seen six different champions like England, whilst Spain and Italy have only had five different clubs lift their crowns over the past 24 seasons.

If you enjoy these stats then there are more on the graphic below: