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MATCH! 25-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
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51 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
el clasico!

HAZARD’S TIME TO SHINE? Eden Hazard was injuredfor the 0-0 draw at the Nou Camp in December, so this weekend will be his first Clasico! Real spent £89 million on him for games like this and need him to deliver! If he’s on form, Barça are in trouble – they've got one of the leakiest defences in the top half of La Liga! TITLE TUSSLE! These two are clear of the rest of the league, so whoever wins this match will be huge favourites for the title! Barça are aiming to win it for the fifth time in six years, and are narrowing the gap to Real’s all-time record of 33 – Los Blancos have won it twice in the last 11 seasons! BARÇA’S STRIKER CRISIS! Injuries to Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele mean that…

1 min.
blues bag ziyech!

FACTFILE Age: 26 Country: Morocco Position: Winger/ Attacking midfielder Boots: Nike Mercurial Vapor THE MOVE! Ziyech had been linked with Arsenal and Liverpool in the past too, but Chelsea finally won the race for his signature. The Blues will pay an initial £33.3 million for the classy playmaker, but the fee could rise to £36.6 million, which would make him the club’s eighth most expensive signing ever! AWESOME AUDITION! It won’t be the Moroccan’s first visit to Stamford Bridge. He caught Chelsea’s eye big time when he played against them for Ajax in the Champo League in November – he bagged three epic assists in a 4-4 draw! We’ve heard that Frank Lampard wanted to sign him as soon as the final whistle blew! PERFECT PLAYMAKER! Ziyech will add loads of creativity to Chelsea! Since moving to the Netherlands he’s…

2 min.
juventus v inter

20 Cristiano Ronaldo goes into this game in red hot form – it only took him 20 matches to score 20 Serie A goals this season! 30+ Inter have their own deadly strikeforce –Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku have hit over 30 goals between them in all comps! 1 Inter boss Antonio Conte won three titles as Juve gaffer, and this is his first game back at the Juventus Stadium! 53 These two are the most successful clubs in Serie A history – between them they’ve won more than 50 titles, including 13 of the last 14! 3 It looks like being a three-way battle for the Italian title this season, with these two, plus Lazio, being the only clubs to bag 50+ points so far! TRANSFER WINNERS & LOSERS! Stats experts at the Football Observatory…

2 min.

MAN. CITY have been banned from the Champions League for two seasons! This news is one of the most shocking football stories ever! UEFA have banned City y from the biggest club competition in the world after the Premier League giants broke FFP rules! We take a closer look att what could come next for the club… WHAT’S FFP? Financial Fair Play is a set of rules brought in to stop clubs from unfairly spending crazy amounts of money, and UEFA say City have spent more than they should have done over the last few years. Don’t panic just yet though, City fans – the club can appeal the decision, so watch this space CITY EXODUS? City’s stars want to play at the highest level, so the likes of Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne…

1 min.
itk boot leaks

Nike Phantom VSN We’re not sure if these bonkers Nike boots are e actually y gonna get made –or if they’re just a cool concept design from boot boss Gunt! MATCH wouldn’t be brave enough to o wearr them down the park anyway! adidas Predator We’re expecting these adidas boots to be released at some point in March – and we can’t wait! Boot spies reckon they’re part of the brand’s ‘Tormentor Pack’, and will drop alongside a re-make of the 2002 ‘Japan Blue’’ Predators.. Sick! adidas Predator You’ll have to wait until the summer to see these boots in shops – they’re expected to be part of adidas’ ‘Uniforia a Pack’––celebrating the Euro 2020 tournament! They almost look like a custom-made Spain silo! adidas Nemeziz Like the Preds above, these Nemeziz kicks are thought to be…

1 min.

Out-gunned! Jay Rodriguez is just a little bit outnumbered there… Copy-cats! Hmm… come on guys… who’s fooling around?! Fancy dress! Was Neymar wearing his hi-vis gear for a late-night cycle? Weird wig! Has Andres Iniesta had hair extensions since moving to play footy in Japan? Bouncing Benteke! MATCH would need a trampoline to reach those heights! Stinky Rom! Sometimes you’ve just got to smell your shirt to know that it’s yours… Hair header! When you mistime your jump, but have your ponytail to fall back on… Water worries! City’s sprinkler system isn’t very advanced… Yoga lessons! Gareth Bale is taking his warm-ups to another level! Pickford’s problem! Itchy eyes with gloves on is a keeper’s worst nightmare!…