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The Best Winning Run Across All Competitions Manchester City

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  The longest winning streak for Manchester City  is 18 wins in row, achieved in the 2020-21 season across all competitions. Pep Guardiola 's team achieved this remarkable record by beating 18 teams in the English Premiership League (EPL), Football League (EFL) Cup, and FA Cup. Manchester City has won 13 EPL, 2 EFL Cup, and 3 FA Cup games. Surprisingly, this achievement was achieved without Sergio Agüero who is the leading goal scorer for Manchester City football club - 254 goals ! Sergio was injured and suffering from COVID-19 during January and February. Another suprise has been the solid defense from Man City, they have had an amazing 12 games without conceding a goal in their 18 games.  Manchester City surpassed  Arsenal  record set in 2002 of 14 wins in a row in all competitions. Longest Winning Run in the League The longest recorded winning run in a European League is Bayern Munich with 19 wins in the 2013-14 Bundesliga season. This was when Pep Guardiola was coach of Bayern

Victor Gomes one of the best referees in Africa

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Victor Gomes is one of the best referees in South Africa and on the African continent. Referees are one of the most important people in the game of football - without them, the laws of football cannot be enforced. He has refereed the game of football with distinction in his career that begun in 2008. He is not only a referee on the African continent but also an international referee since 2011. Important Facts Full Name:  Victor Miguel de Freitas Gomes Date of Birth:  15 December 1982, in Johannesburg Number of International Games Refereed:    2   Total Number of Games Refereed:    269   Awards:  PSL Referee of the Season in 2012–13                PSL Referee of the Season in 2017–18 Statistics Victor Gomes is perceived as releasing red cards and penalties recklessly by football pundits and coaches. In 2014, he awarded 5 penalties in a game - Mamelodi Sundowns versus Ajax Cape Town. Sundown was given 3 penalties and Ajax Cape Town 2 penalties. He matched referee Kelvin Morton's r

Moses Mabhida - One of the best stadiums in South Africa and the World

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South Africa has some of the world’s most beautiful stadiums but which one is the absolute best? In this series, we will cover everything you need to know about your favorite stadium one by one starting with the majestic Moses Mabhida stadium (MMS). The elegant stadium was built as a venue for the world cup, Moses Mabhida stadium was originally a 70 000 capacity venue but was reduced to a 56 000 capacity venue after the world cup by removing the 3 rd of the structure. It officially opened in November 2009 on the 29 th with a match between Amazulu FC and Maritzburg United which made Maritzburg United the first ever team to register a win at the venue when they beat Amazulu FC by a goal to nil. The ice white beauty also hosted the first round of 16 match up in the very first world cup on African soil when the Netherlands thumped Slovakia 2-1 and later, the semi-final between Spain and Germany. Spain won the semi-final and went on to lift the FIFA World Cup for the first time in their

Top 5 Greatest Long Passers of the ball: Dunga, Alonso, Pirlo, Scoles and Veron

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Long passing is one of the most intrinsic skills required by all football players and it is the difference between good middle fielders and great middle fielders. However, log passing is still a skill that eludes most football professional players in the world. Long passing is a difficult skill to master and it is even more difficult to execute under pressure. Middle fielders that can execute long passes give the attacking team a big advantage, they can move the ball from defensive half to attacking half with one pass. Especially now that modern football makes use of overlapping fullbacks, this means that they are always spaces behind the defenders that can be exploited. The greatest long passers don't just kick the ball forward in the air hoping for tall strikers to win the ball. They look for the runner or player in space to pass the ball to! The list below shows top 5 greatest long passers the game has ever seen: 1. Dunga The greatest long passer of the ball; has the ability to

Son Heung-Min wins EPL October Player of the month award

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Son Heung-Min wins, EPL Player of The Month for October 2020, and in total has won 3 Player of The Month awards at his tenure at White Hart Lane. Son Heung-Min Stats for October 2020  Son scored 4 goals and assisted in 2 goals. Song helped Tottenham Hotspur win 3 games and draw 1 game, as well as assist Tottenham to achieve second place on the EPL log above Liverpool and behind Leicester with 1 point. Tottenham superstar  scored 2 goals against mighty Manchester United , 1 goal against Burnley and West Ham .  His pace is amazing, Son is one of the fastest players in the EPL. When Kane Drops deep and opens space for him to attack, Tottenham looks very dangerous.  EPL Player Of The Month Awards 2020-21 EPL Season: October 2020  2016-17 EPL Season: April 2017        2016-17 EPL Season: September 2016

Sao Tome and Principe: Football Status

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 São Tomé and Príncipe is the second smallest country in Africa, the country is made up of 2 islands in Gulf of Guinea - West Africa. São Tomé and Príncipe closest neighbors are: (1) Gabon, (2)Equatorial Guinea, (3) Cameroon and (4) Ghana. The island country has a population of an estimate of 211 028 according World Bank . Facts about São Tomé and Príncipe Most spoken language : Portuguse Size: 1001 sq km Football History The São Tomé and Príncipe national team is known as the Falcons and True Parrots. São Tomé and Príncipe is more known for their beautiful mountains(.i.e.  Pico de São Tomé ,  Pico do Príncipe ) than for football. The small number of the population and size of the country means that the São Tomé and Príncipe will find it hand to compete with football Giants of Africa. As a result of their size, the small country only has 12 Premier Division teams, and 10 Second division teams and 10 Third division teams. Hence, the national football team has failed to represent the co

Lyle Lakay - Free kick Master piece against CTC

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On the 4th of November, Lyle Lakay did it again! Lakay scored a wonderful free-kick, another one to add to his growing collection. Lyle's left foot is definitely the best at taking free-kicks in the DSTV PSL 2020-21 season. However, the free-kick was straight from the training ground something the 3 Musketeers at the head of Sundowns tactics will be proud of: (1) Manqoba Mngqithi, (2) Rhulani Mokwena, and (3) Steve Kompela. Analysing What Sundown Did Well during the free-kick 1. First of all we must applaud the brilliant pass from Sphelele  Mkhulise and the brilliant running for Shalulile to force a free-kick in a dangerous position. 2. Kermit Erasmus  makes a dummy run to confuse the defense. 3.  Sphelele  Mkhulise plays a good role by making sure no other Cape Town City (CTC) defender stands on the path were the ball will be kicked by Lakay. Moreover, he also blocks the path for CTC player responsible for pressing the ball if free-kick is taken with more than 1 touch. 4.  Rivaldo