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MATCH! 7-Jan-2020

If you’ve got a football-mad kid, then you need to get them a digital subscription to MATCH Magazine! Packed full of the latest Premier League news, interviews with the games biggest stars, and more stats and facts than you can shake a stick at, each issue brings young fans closer to the teams they love! For your budding future stars, MATCH Magazine also has detailed tips and guides to help them hone their talents and show off their footballing skills. There’s also quizzes and jokes in every issue to keep them entertained and all the scores from the Premier and Football Leagues.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Kelsey Publishing Group
Frequency:
Weekly
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in this issue

2 min.
who will be the ... king of 2020?

VIRGIL VAN DIJK Liverpool & Netherlands Some people say Van Dijk was the king of 2019 after heinspired Liverpool to Champions League glory! He’s got an even bigger year ahead of him, though – not only could he lift the Prem trophy for the first time in The Reds’ history, he’ll also captain Netherlands in their first major tournament since 2014! LIONEL MESSI Barcelona & argentina Messi bagged a record sixth Ballon d’Or and Golden Shoe in 2019, plus his tenth La Liga title, to once again p ve why he’s one of the all-time leg ds! He still needs to add an i i al titl o hi rophy haul and ith Argenti a -hosting this y r’s Copa A ica, he’s g t the p fect opport ity! ro en nternat on e…

1 min.
the rest...

GABRIEL MARTINELLI Arsenal & Brazil The Arsenal wonderkid has the talent to become one of the best young players in the Prem, and follow in the footsteps of total Brazil legends like Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Neymar! SERGE GNABRY Bayern Munich & Germany Gnabry has gone from a PL flop to a European phenomenon in just a few seasons! He’s gonna rip it up in the Champions League and European Championship for club and country! DELE ALLI Tottenham & England Dele has looked like a new player under Jose Mourinho, and is rediscovering the form he showed when he first broke through at Spurs a couple of years ago! Can he boss it for England, too JACK GREALISH Aston Villa & England Can the Villa captain keep up his red-hot form and force his way into Gareth Southgate’s squad for Euro 2020…

2 min.
how to fix the gunners crisis!

ROCK-SOLID CENTRE-BACK! The Gunners’ defence concedes tons of shots every match, and goalkeeper Bernd Leno has been forced to make more saves than any other Premier League keeper! They’ve got to toughen up big time and get more organised! TOP TARGETS… We’ve heard Dayot Upamecano is Arsenal’s No.1 target as a future centre-back partner for summer arrival William Saliba, but on-loan Roma ace Chris Smalling could be a cheaper short-term option! DESTRUCTIVE DM! Arsenal could definitely help improve their shocking defensive record by signing a proper holding midfielder! Granit Xhaka has fallen out with the fans, and Lucas Torreira has been linked with a move away to Napoli! TOP TARGETS… Genk DM Sander Berge is only 21, but he’d add some real bite to the middle! Athletico Paranaense wonderkid Bruno Guimaraes is another hot prospect, while Juventus…

1 min.
magic mbappe!

MBAPPE SAYS: “BONDY IS ALWAYS IN MY HEART – IT’S WHERE I FOUND AND FELL IN LOVE WITH FOOTBALL. IT HELPED SHAPE ME AS A PERSON AND AS A PLAYER. BACK THEN I HAD MY HEROES, AND MANY OF THEM HAD THEIR OWN SPECIAL EDITION NIKE BOOT, SO TO JOIN THEM IN NOW HAVING ONE OF MY OWN IS A DREAM COME TRUE!” SIGNATURE BOOTS! It’s been a long time coming, but the France wonderkid finally has his own custom-made Mercurials! Nike dropped the cool cleats last month, alongside a full Mbappe collection, with the green colourway a nod to Bondy – the area he grew up in and the team he first played for as a child, who wore green shirts! EURO GLORY? The France hero was out of this world at the…

1 min.
epic kicks

BAMBOO SHINNIES! League Two team Forest Green are trying to be the world’s ‘greenest’ club, and their latest step has been to create shinpads made from bamboo! PES PERFECTION! On one of their latest data packs, eFootball PES 2020 made some jaw-dropping improvements to some of the grounds, including Old Trafford and the Allianz Arena! BLACKOUT BEAUTY! We were big fans of Dortmund’s blackout 110-year anniversary shirt, but we can’t understand why they didn’t have a blackout badge on the shorts as well!…

1 min.
the mbappe collection!

CAP Expect to see the France and PSG megastar wearing this cap in all of his off-the-pitch social media snaps! HIP PACK The two gold stars stand for France’s two World Cup wins – in 1998, the year Mbappe was born, and in 2018! AIR MAX 98 The mega cool trainers have the France flag on the laces and Mbappe’s logo on the outside of the rubber sole! T-SHIRT The No.93, all over this collection, indicates Bondy’s location in the 93rd region of Seine-Saint-Denis in Paris! FOOTBALL The groovy green and gold colourway on the football matches Kylian’s ultra-cool Mercurial Superfly 7 kicks!…