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MATCH! 7 September 2021

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.

United Kingdom
Kelsey Publishing Group
51 Issues

in this issue

2 min
ronaldo returns!

MAN. UNITED have brought CRISTIANO RONALDO back to the Premier League! After 12 years away, The Red Devils have re-signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus! MATCH takes a look at what the me gastar will bring to the club and why he’s already got legendary status in Manchester! HERO HOME COMING! Man. United first signed CR7from Sporting when he was 18 years old way back in 2003! He lifted three straight Premier League titles at Old Trafford, as well as winning the Champions League in 2008. He go this hands on the PL Golden Boo in 2007-08 and the Ballon d’Or in 2008, before leaving for Real Madrid in 2009 for a world-record fee! MAN. CITY CHASE! After telling Juventus he wanted to leave, Man. City were the shock frontrunners for his signature, with CR7’sagent even…

1 min

2003 He became the most expensive teen in English football history when he first joined for £12m! 2004 He scored in the FA Cup final v Mill wall to win his first-piece of silver-ware at the club! 2007 He finished the 2006-07 season as the PFA Player and Young Player of the Year! 2008 He was named FIFA’s World Player of the Year in 2008 and also won the Ballon d’Or! 2008 He busted net in the CL final victory over Chelsea to win the class trophy for the first time! 2009 His match-winning goal v Porto, from 40 yards out, earned him the Puskas Goal of the Year! 2009 He scored his final goal against Man. City at Old Trafford before leaving for Real Madrid!…

2 min
champions league… goal grabber!

ERLING HAALAND B. DORTMUND Last season’s Champions League top goalscorer is steamrolling his way up the CL goal charts! Averaging at least one goal a game, the 21-year-old is on a one-way road to stardom. This looks very likely to be his last season as a Dortmund player, but he’ll want to go out with a bang for the German club! DIDYOU KNOW? Haaland scored 20 CL goals in just 14 appearances, making him the quickest player ever to reach that milestone in the competition! LIONEL MESSI PSG Messi’s 123 European goals for Barca is a UEFA club competition single-club record! Even though he won’t be able to add to that tally now he’s left, he’ll be looking forward to a new challenge. His link-up with Neymar will be key! DIDYOU KNOW? His goal against…

1 min
europa league!

JAMIE VARDY LEICESTER Never rule out Vardy! He scored two goals in four matches in the Europa League last season, but wants to double that! ALEXANDERISAK REAL SOCIEDAD The Sweden star was linked with a move to the Prem over the summer, but he’s staying in Spain for now… PATRIK SCHICK BAYER LEVERKUSEN Fresh off the back of his Euro 2020 efforts, the tall Czech striker is on the hunt for more goals! LORENZO INSIGNE NAPOLI The Italy wideman will be competing with teammate Dries Mertens for headlines this season! MICHAIL ANTONIO WESTHAM The Hammers forward has started the season on flames and is gonna be buzzed for his debut in a European tourno! CIRO IMMOBILE LAZIO The Euro 2020 winner is an elite goal grabber, so he’s got to be one of the faves for the award! MOUSSA DEMBELE LYON The rapid…

1 min
puma’s new look!

OUT IN FORCE! Man. City are one of ten clubs who are gonna be rocking the new design! AC Milan, Borussia Monchengladbach, Valencia, Marseille, Rennes, Shakhtar Donetsk, Fenerbahce, Krasnosdar and PSV are the other teams to watch out for across Europe in the Puma kits! EUROS EXPERIMENT! Puma actually tried out a similar experiment on their Euro 2020 nations Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Czech Republic! The stripped back away jerseys received loads of criticism at the time, but that didn’t stop the mega brand from pressing ahead with their mind-boggling new crest-less club kits! CELEBRATION CONFUSION! There’s already been some confusion from players, as well! After scoring for Fenerbahce in the Europa League last month, home grown hero Muhammed Gumuskaya went to kiss the badge on his shirt, but couldn’t find it! Some players are…

1 min
tekkers tutorial!

STEP 1 Tap sideways with the outside of your boot! STEP 2 Nowbring the ball back to the other side with the inside of your foot! STEP 3 Put both of the movements together, outside and then in! STEP 4 Once you’ve nailed that technique, you can try the Reverse Elastico, where you tap the ball with the inside of your foot, before bringing the ball back quickly with the outside! Check out @matchmagofficial on TikTok and Instagram now to watch Ben’s video doing the Elastico and keep reading MATCH every issue for even more awesome tutorials!…