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MATCH! 28-Apr-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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1 min.
@match magazine

Colour-in king! Big Barcelona fan Ben coloured in his two favourite strikers – Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero. Quality! #MATCHSockUps! Buddy sent MATCH his sock-ups attempt – he started off with four, but doubled his tally after practising some more! #MyMATCHShirt! Aston Villa fan Charlie sent us this snap of the wackiest shirt in his collection – it’s a Real Betis one he got on a trip to Seville. Class! Demon drawing! Man. City supporter Tom drew this awesome cartoon pic of Sergio Aguero! We want to see MATCHMAN next! MATCH Vote! We asked our fans on social who’d be a better signing for Man. United – Jack Grealish or James Maddison… and you couldn’t be split! SEND YOUR PICTURES TO… Email: match.magazine@kelsey.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/matchmagazine Twitter: www.twitter.com/matchmagazine…

1 min.
sick saint-maximin!

143 Saint-Maximin completed 143 take-ons in 2018-19 for Nice – more than any other Ligue 1 player. Legend! 1 Only one player in Europe’s top five leagues completed more dribbles than him last season! 7.1 He averages 7.1 dribbles per Prem game – only Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha has averaged more in 2019-20! 6 He completed six take-ons in the first half v Man. City in November – more than the entire City side combined! 14 He’s had 14 shots on target in the PL this season – more than any other Magpies team-mate! 1 He scored his first goal for Newcastle in the 2-0 win over Sheffield United in December! 148 He became the 148th player to score for The Magpies in the Prem – only West Ham have had more scorers in the comp! 24 He’s created 24 Prem chances so far, averaging…

1 min.
play like… saint-maximin!

HEAD UP You’ll notice that when ASM carries the ball, he almost always has his head up! That allows him to find space to run into, or look for a team-mate in a better position. Set up a dribbling exercise around cones or any other object, and try to look at the ball as little as possible! BE BRAVE If you want to become a sick skiller like Saint-Maximin, you need to be brave and accept that sometimes you’re gonna give the ball away! The best way to avoid making your manager annoyed is to make sure you only skill in the opponent’s half – and when there isn’t an easier pass on! BRILLIANT BALANCE Running with the ball obviously means you’re gonna get closed down, but Saint-Maximin uses his balance and core strength really…

2 min.
awesome footy apps!

FLICK SHOOT 2 With six epic single-player modes and two competitive online modes, this will grab your attention for ages! You’ll get the chance to prove you’re the best free-kick taker around! SCORE! HERO In this game, the score’s already decided before you even take control of your players! All you’ve got to do is complete different tasks to ensure the ultimate goal is completed! FOOTBALL STRIKE Practise penalties, have a shooting race or start a Career Mode in this simple, easy to play game! You can take on your friends or challenge players from all across the world! PREMIER LEAGUE Even though the Prem is postponed, the official app still has tons of cool videos! You can also personalise it to receive news on your fave team and access your Fantasy PL side! TOP ELEVEN 2020 If you…

2 min.
wsl superstar!

LEAH WILLIAMSON HER STORY… The versatile baller is Arsenal through and through! She joined the club’s Centre Of Excellence when she was just nine, and made her way through the ranks before making her senior debut just after turning 17! Williamson has developed into a key member of the Arsenal squad, helping them to their first WSL title in seven years in 2018-19 and making her 100th appearance for The Gunners back in January 2019! She made her senior England debut in 2017, and was part of the Lionesses squad that reached the 2019 Women’s World Cup semi-finals and this year’s She Believes Cup. She scored her first goal with a late winner against Czech Republic last November! FACT FILE D.O.B: 29/03/97 Position: Centre-back/DM Club: Arsenal Country: England HER STYLE… She’s a brilliant ball winner with great technique, so she can…

3 min.
fifa 20 centre-backs to sign!

MATTHIJS DE LIGT PIEMONTE CALCIO No other centre-back has higher potential than the Netherlands defender, so he’ll grow into the best CB in the world on Career Mode! The only problem we’ve found is his pace – or lack of it – so we’d recommend training up his sprint and acceleration stats early on! WILLIAM SALIBA SAINT-ETIENNE Play your cards right, and the teenager can grow a huge 14 points on Career Mode – he’s got top-quality potential! Like De Ligt, he’s a tall, towering centre-back with little pace, so it’s defo worth putting some training hours in on sprint practice! LEONIDAS STERGIOU ST. GALLEN Don’t be fooled by Stergiou’s starting rating – he’s 57 on FUT and 63 on CM, but can grow into the late 80s! If you’re starting a campaign with a lower-league club, this…