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MATCH! 18-Feb-2020

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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.

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United Kingdom
Kelsey Publishing Group
₹ 818.05
₹ 7,166.86
51 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
haaland v mbappe

EPIC ERLING! The Norway wonderkid has taken the Champions League by storm! The last teenager to have such a big impact on the competition was Mbappe, when he fired Monaco to the semi-finals in 2017 – yet Haaland has already outscored Kylian’s tally from that season! Can he fire Dortmund to their first CL final since 2013 STAT AT TACK 19 In his first three games for Borussia Dortmund, Haaland averaged a goal every 19 minutes! 1 He only failed to score with one of his first eight shots – all of the other seven busted net. Wow! 9 He’s one of only nine players to score a hat-trick on their CL debut – at just 19 years old! TOP SKILLS LETHAL LEFT FOOT PACE & POWER FAST FOOTWORK KING KYLIAN! Although he’s only 18 months older than Haaland, Mbappe’s already…

1 min.
messi meltdown!

WHAT’S HAPPENED? Barça’s sporting director Eric Abidal said in an interview that the players didn’t work hard enough under ex-manager Ernesto Valverde, but his former team-mate Messi snapped back saying, “When you talk about players, you have to give names because if not, it gives air to things which are not true!” CONTRACT CLAUSE! Leo’s current contract ends in 2021, but he has an agreement that allows him to leave the club for free this summer – like previous legends Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Carles Puyol had. Gossips in Spain reckon Barça are preparing a new deal for him, but they need to hurry up after this spat! MISERABLE MESSI? This isn’t the first time that Leo’s disagreed with his bosses. Gossips say he was desperate for Neymar to return to the club last summer,…

1 min.
transfer gossip

BAYERN’S PREM RAID! Transfer spies in Germany reckon BAYERN MUNICH are lining up a big spending spree this summer! We’ve heard they’re ready to bid £75 million for Liverpool’s ROBERTO FIRMINO to replace Robert Lewandowski, while they’re also after LEROY SANE from Man. City after chasing him for ages! BELGIAN-DUTCH SUPER LEAGUE? Gossips reckon footy bosses in the Netherlands and Belgium are making exciting new plans to unite their two leagues to form a new division that will see massive clubs like Ajax and Anderlecht taking each other on regularly! What’s next – the English and Scottish leagues joining forces? REMEMBER THE NAME… …Joe Gelhardt! The Wigan striker is being linked with a move to Everton and Liverpool – the 17-year-old has been compared to England hero Wayne Rooney! CHELSEA’S NEXT KEEPER? After the recent poor form…

1 min.
eclipse pack!

They might’ve been last to the party in releasing an all-black ECLIPSE PACK, but PUMA prove once again that good things come to those who wait! With all the top technology from their One and Future cleats, these silos are a stealth alternative to the bolder on-pitch colourways, so you can stay under the radar before unleashing a deadly killer blow for your side! FANCY PHONE! Man. United’s Andreas Pereira showed off his new phone recently – it’s 24k gold, costs £5,000 and has ‘Tiki-Taka Legend’ written on it. That’s well flash! ANOTHER VAR VICTIM! Ex-Huddersfield boss David Wagner was sent off by VAR after trying to help an opposition player get off the floor! The ref thought it was unnecessary! TRANSFER WINDOW CHANGE! The Premier League transfer window deadline will change next summer –it’ll go…

2 min.
raphael’s real dream!

Who did you look up to after joining the club in 2011? VARANE SAYS: “I looked up to players such as Pepe and Sergio Ramos, because they played as defenders, and also players like Cristiano Ronaldo, who is an example for any player. I learned a lot from them, the rest as well, but especially from them.” How much has Sergio Ramos helped you develop? VARANE SAYS: “You learn a lot from him, especially his winning mentality. Sergio’s always in a good mood with the will to win. That teaches you a lot. He’s experienced and always very motivated. Every day you learn something from a player like Sergio.” Do you feel the pressure of playing for Real Madrid? VARANE SAYS: “The pressure is as huge as it can get. That’s why not all footballers…

5 min.
20 champions league stars to watch! and why!

20 Arkadiusz Milik CLUB: Napoli POSITION: Striker The Poland goal grabber’s had so many injuries since joining Napoli, but he’s finally back to full fitness and will be leading the line against Barcelona! His goal-to-game ratio is actually solid this season – he’s scored 12 times in the league and CL, despite only starting 15 games! 19 Trent Alexander-Arnold CLUB: Liverpool POSITION: Right-back Alexander-Arnold has history in the Champions League against Spanish sides... you must remember the quick corner he took against Barcelona in last year’s semi-final – it was the goal that took The Reds through to the final! On top of that, he’s one of the comp’s most deadly full-backs! 18 Rodrigo CLUB: Valencia POSITION: Striker There was loads of gossip that the Spain forward was on his was to the Nou Camp in January, but the transfer never…