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The History Of Squad Numbers In Soccer, and How They’ve Evolved

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There are some players that don't look quite right intheir shirt numbers.

Etched into our soccer consciousnesses are intangible, requisite criteria when it comes to the number a player should have emblazoned on the back of his jersey. It's the reflex thatniggles at us when we see Samuel Eto'o donning No.

The 10 Series 2014/15: Keeping tabs on the best young players in Europe, Week 1: Kovacic cruises, Kane calamity

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The 10 Series on Just Football aims to give the inside track on the 60 best young players in Europe, with stars of the future from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands picked out.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Examining The Top 11 Contenders For The Title

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Europe's club competition is back on our screens this week, as 32 teams go in search of UEFA Champions League glory.

So on the cusp of the showpiece, lets take a closer look at some of the main contenders for the European Cup, their likely starting XI's and the men most likely to make the difference.

Forget Strootman, Manchester United need the other Roma midfielder

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Forget Strootman, Manchester United need the other Roma midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roma have made a perfect start to the season after earning a narrow 1-0 victory against Empoli on Saturday. The Giallorossi are now the joint leaders in the Serie A (along with Juventus) with six points, with no goals conceded so far.

Manchester United Have The Most Homegrown Players In The Premier League, Says Report

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Despite criticism that the club was abandoning their policy of promoting youth following a summer spending spree of £150 million on new arrivals, Manchester United still have the most homegrown players in the Premier League, according to a new report by Prime Time Sport.

United have seven players classified as homegrown, this coming after the departures of Danny Welbeck and Tom Cleverley on deadline day.

Liverpool and Milan all set for another smart transfer in January

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Liverpool and Milan all set for another smart transfer in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

After signing Mario Balotelli from AC Milan this summer for a reported fee of £16m, the Redsare all set to complete another transfer deal with the Serie A giants. Reports from Italy suggest that Liverpool midfielder Suso has agreed to join AC Milan and will sign a contract with the Rossonerias soon as he will be allowed to do so.

3 Ways To Improve Transfer Deadline Day

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The hysteria of transfer Deadline Day has come and gone, and like a fraternity the day after hosting a "Back to Campus" party, a number of teams have to live with the consequences of their rushed decisions. On World Soccer Talk we've covered a number of angles on the pros and cons of the transfer window for the teams, leagues and media companies, however, we haven't touched on the transfer window itself.

Falcao, Welbeck, Negredo…Names of Transfer Deadline Day – the good deals and the bad

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Ajam-packed transfer deadline day started with the improbable news that Manchester United were on track to sign Radamel Falcao on loan, and the Colombian's switch to Old Trafford continued to dominate headlines for much of the day.

AS Roma

AS Roma’s Champions League Victory Over CSKA Moscow Marred By Crowd Violence

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Earlier this evening, AS Roma returned to the UEFA Champions League following a three-year absence from the European competition. The Giallorossi announced their re-emergence into the tournament by smashingCSKA Moscow by a score of 5-1.

Former Arsenal striker Gervinho scored a brace and assisted another goal as the Italian side notched four unanswered goals in the opening 31 minutes of the contest.

AS Roma 2014/15 Nike Third Kit

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Technical sponsor Nike officially released the long-rumored black 2014/15 third kit of Italian Serie club [...]

The Pot 4 Club – Everything you need to know about… AS Roma

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We all know everything about the major clubs that play Champions League football year-in, year-out, right? Pot 1 – with its Chelseas, Arsenals and Real Madrids – is old news. Pot 4 is where the fun's at.

What We Learned From Week 2 Of The Serie A

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Twenty eightgoals, many confirmations and one, big surprise this is the second week of Serie A.

Once again the two favourites teams in the Scudetto race, Roma and Juventus, both played on Saturday due to their upcoming Champions League matches. Rudi Garcia decided to leave on the bench a host of attackers against Empoli, whilst Massimiliano Allegri instead faced Udinese with the best team possible.

Video Empoli vs Roma 2014 Highlights

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Video Empoli vs Roma 2014 Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Empoli vs Roma 2014 (Empoli AS Roma VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Empoli vs Roma 0-1 (Sepe OG) Stadio Carlo Castellani, Empoli- 13 September, 2014- 13/9/14 Roma claim a narrow win over Empoli in this Serie A [.

Can Roma finally break Juventus’ dominance?

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Can Roma finally break Juventus' dominance? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

While the last three seasons saw three different teams finishing as runners up, there has only been one winner in the Serie A Juventus. Since winning the 2011/12 Scudetto to mark their full recovery from the Calciopoli scandal, Juventus have gone from strength to strength.

The 10 Serie A best young players to watch this season – The 10 Series: 2014/15 Edition

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We've rated and slated the most exciting young players to watch in 2013 on Just Football, youngsters from England, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, and The Netherlands.

AS Roma President Calls Mehdi Benatia ‘Poison’ And Speaks Out Against His ‘Lies’

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AS Roma president James Pallotta has released a statement hitting out at Mehdi Benatia and accused his former defender of lying.

Benatia told the German publicationKickerthat he had intended to stay with Roma this summer, but it was the Italian club's idea to sell the player in order to raise funds.

The Future Of Kevin Strootman Lies With Louis Van Gaal and Manchester United

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The summer window has been closed for a few days now, but it hasn't stopped the rumor mill from pumping out stories of potential player moves during the January transfer period.

A name that has surfaced in recent days has been that of AS Roma midfielder and Dutch international, Kevin Strootman.

Winners of the 2014 Summer Transfer Window

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1. Chelsea

Players In

Diego Costa-£32million

Cesc Fabregas-£30million

Filipe Luis-£15.8million

Loic Remy-£10.5million

Mario Pasalic-£3million

Didier Drogba-Free Transfer

Players Out

David Luiz-£50million

Romelu Lukaku-£28million

Demba Ba-£4.

Roma 2-0 Fiorentina – Match Analysis

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Hope often springs eternal in late August – with clubs and their supporters emboldened by the happenings of the summer transfer window. And for Serie A sides AS Roma and ACF Fiorentina, it's no different.

Juventus

Juventus 2014/15 Nike Third Kit

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Italian champions Juventus will play the 2014/15 Serie A, Coppa Italia and UEFA Champions League [...]

Il Milan raggiunge Roma e Juventus in testa. Pasticcio Palermo, vince il Verona

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Dopo le vittorie in Serie A di Roma, Juventus e Inter, la prima gioia della Lazio e il crollo casalingo del Napoli contro il Chievo, arriva il rocambolesco 5 a 4 del Milan che passa a Parma e raggiunge in vetta proprio la coppia romana-torinese. In chiusura l'Hellas supera 2 a 1 il Palermo, nella [..

Video Juventus vs Udinese 2014 2-0 Highlights Goals Tevez Marchisio

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Video Juventus vs Udinese 2014 2-0 Highlights Goals Tevez Marchisio is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Juventus vs Udinese 2014 (Juve Udinese VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Juventus vs Udinese 2-0 (Tevez, Marchisio) Juventus Stadium, Turin- 13 September, 2014- 13/9/14 Goals from Marchisio and Tevez give Juve a 2-0 [.

Serie A day 1 – Are AC Milan Back?

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The most important talking point of Serie A's day 1 was the AC Milan comeback. The Rossoneri, leaded by club's legend Filippo Inzaghi at his debut on the bench, won for 3-1 at home against Lazio.

The Rossoneri side deserved the three points, thanks to an amazing performance in front of their public.

What We Learned From The Opening Round Of The Serie A

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The new season of Serie A began with no surprises and a low amount of goals only 19. It is a sign that all defences are still a work in progress.

Both Juventus and Roma, the two favorites teams in the Scudetto race, played on Saturday, and both gained victory. However, they challenged two opponents ranked very differently.

2014/15 Kits & Jerseys

Inter Milan 2014/15 Nike Third Kit

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The new look Inter Milan (in terms of kits and squad) have followed Sunday's Italian [...]

SSC Napoli Release Denim Look 2014/15 Macron Away Kit

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SSC Napoli have released their 2014/15 away kit from technical sponsor Macron under the theme [...]

AC Chievo Verona 2014/15 Givovo Home, Away and Third Kits

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AC Chievo Verona kicked off their 2014/15 Italian Serie A season with a 1-0 loss [...]

Kits & fashion

Taste The Rainbow: Nike Cook Up Psychedelic New Third Kits For Barcelona, Juventus, Inter Milan And Man City (Photos)

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By Chris Wright

Looks like someone has put something funny in the Kool-Aid at Nike Towers, with the brand's new seasonal line of boots and kits obviously taking style pointers from notes taken during some kind of three-week-long LSD binge.

To get things started, here's Nike's new boot pack for the Autumn/Winter season, with their four flagship boot lines getting a distinctly Skittles-inspired makeover.

Shit Kits: Sampdoria Unveil New Home Shirt Sponsor – Sin City 3D: A Dame To Kill For

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By Chris Wright

Good of Roger Federer to volunteer formodellingduties

Sampdoria have announced that the club's shirts are to bear an exciting, dynamic new sponsor for their next three Serie A fixtures Sin City 3D: A Dame To Kill For, the new 'Sin City' sequel starring Mickey Rourke and Eva Green.

Snapshot: Napoli’s New 2014/15 Away Kit Is Made Entirely From Denim…

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By Chris Wright

Napoli have got round to unveiling their new 2014/15 awaykit today and, as you may be able to tell from these photos, it's made from denim...

Bet that thing is super comfortable to play in.

Anyway, nice try fellas but Olympique Marseille got therefirst.

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Giuseppe Rossi operato in Colorado. Intervento ok ma il rientro sarà a Gennaio

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La sfortuna continua ad attagliare Giuseppe Rossi e la doccia gelata arriva dal report medico stilato in seguito all'intervento in artroscopia effettuato nelle scorse ore. Operato nella clinica di Vail, in Colorado, dal Dr. Singleton, il campione della Fiorentina non potr tornare a giocare non prima di 4-5 mesi (da Gennaio in poi, ndr).

Serie A: Acquisti e cessioni ufficiali alla chiusura del Calciomercato

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TABELLONE CALCIOMERCATO ATALANTA Acquisti: Dramé (d, Chievo); Cherubin (d, Bologna); D'Alessandro (d, Cesena); Boakye (a, Elche); Biava (d, Lazio); R. Bianchi (a, Bologna); Rosseti (a, Siena); Spinazzola (c, Siena); Zappacosta (d, Avellino); Avramov (p, Cagliari); Gomez (c, Metalist Kharkiv) Cessioni.

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AC Milan ‘Keeper Diego Lopez Tweaks Hamstring During Calamitous Own-Goal Mishap (Video)

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By Chris Wright

AC Milan have this afternoon confirmed that 'keeper Diego Lopez is staring down the barrel of a two-week injury lay-off after twanging his hamstring in the process of conceding a calamitous own-goal during the 89th minute of the Rossoneri's 4-5 away victory over Parma on Sunday evening.

Video Parma vs AC Milan 4-5 Highlights 2014 Goals Menez Honda De Jong Cassano

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Video Parma vs AC Milan 4-5 Highlights 2014 Goals Menez Honda De Jong Cassano is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Parma vs AC Milan 2014 (Parma Milan VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Parma vs Milan 4-5 (Cassano, Felipe, Lucarelli, De Sciglio OG/ Bonaventura, Honda, Menez*2, de Jong) Stadio Ennio [.

Football Vine: Milan’s French Forward Jermeny Menez Scores Outrageous Back-Heeled Goal

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By Alan Duffy

French international Jeremy Menez is an inconsistent sod, but there#s no doubting his talent. And for Milan against Parma on Sunday night, the former PSG man netted an utterly incredible goal, which was his second of the game.

After pushing the ball 'round the Parm 'keeper, Menez, who was playing in a false nine role for the Serie A giants, chipped the ball into the goal courtesy of a perfectly executed back-hell.

Video Napoli vs Chievo 2014 Highlights

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Video Napoli vs Chievo 2014 Highlights is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Napoli vs Chievo 2014 (SSC Napoli Chievo Verona VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Napoli Chievo 0-1 (Lopez) Stadio San Paolo, Naples- 14 September, 2014- 14/9/14- Serie A Gonzalo Higuain misses a first half penalty as Chievo stun [.

‘He Lied To Me, He Lied To His Teammates’ – Roma President Derides ‘Poisonous’ Mehdi Benatia As Postpartum Sniping Continues

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By Chris Wright

After joining Bayern Munich on a five-year deal a couple ofweeks ago, both Mehdi Benatia and his former employers, Roma, have been at each other's throats with sly remarks flying back and forth between the two parties.

It all kicked off again on Monday when Benatia claimed in an interview withGerman magazine Kicker that he was disappointed atRoma for selling him after he told the club he wanted to stay.

The 10 Series – Class of 2013 Review: Our 10 Serie A best young players of 2013 reviewed

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The 10 Series is our annual special feature on Just Football scouting the best young talents in Europe. Before we release our list of Serie A best young players to watch in 2014/15 later this week, how did Serie A's 10 Series Class of 2013 get on?

Celtic Midfielder Beram Kayal Has Named His First Born Son ‘Pirlo’

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By Chris Wright

Many congrats to Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal and his wife Angela who have today welcomed their first-born child into the world.

Many, many more congrats to Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal and his wife Angela on their immaculate choice of name...

Today I have been graced with the birth of my first child Pirlo kayal.

Black-And-White Snapshot: 17-Year-Old Francesco Totti Scores His First Goal For Roma, 1994 (With Video)

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By Chris Wright

20 years ago to this very day (September 4th, 1994), a 17-year-old Francesco Totti scored the very first of his 235 Serie A goals for Roma by latching onto a knock-down from Daniel "The Beaver" Fonseca and walloping a shot into the bottom corner to open the scoring for theGiallorossi in a 1-1 draw against Foggia at the Stadio Olimpico.