PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Atdhe Nuhiu

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Atdhe Nuhiu

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Atdhe Nuhiu is a powerful Kosovo international striker who currently plays for Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.

The 30-year-old striker started his career in Austria, playing for a number of sides before his performances with Rapid Wien – and on loan at Turkish top flight side Eskisehirspor – were enough to attract the attention of Sheffield Wednesday.

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Legacy of Catenaccio: Leaving a permanent influence on the game

Legacy of Catenaccio: Leaving a permanent influence on the game

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #7

Catenaccio. It’s a word wellknown among the ranks of Italian football and hardcore followers of the beautiful game, but has largely been left behind as football evolved and grew. Yet, the hyper-defensive tactical style has left a legacy on the sport which cannot be simply ignored or overlooked.

Ultra-defensive sides these days are so often bemoaned by supporters and pundits alike, but they serve their purpose. Earning a result over all other factors is sometimes a necessary evil for sides to undertake, especially against difficulty opponents, and much of this legacy can be found back in the success that Catenaccio football had in Italy in the 1960s and early 1970s.

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MATCH FOCUS: Liverpool 4-3 Red Bull Salzburg

MATCH FOCUS: Liverpool 4-3 Red Bull Salzburg

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #7

Liverpool thought they’d all but wrapped up their Champions League clash against Red Bull Salzburg when they raced into a three goal lead, but the Austrians had other ideas during a European classic at Anfield.

Taking the lead early through Sadio Mane, Liverpool remained dominant throughout the first half of the contest. Flying full back Andrew Robertson soon added a second goal for the Reds and before the half hour mark the Austrian visitors were in danger of sinking without a trace.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Erling Håland

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Erling Håland

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #7

Erling Håland is something of Red Bull Salzburg and Norway’s darling future prospect. The striker is already in electric form this season, having netted 18 for the campaign already, and will no doubt be on the shopping list of top European clubs not before long.

The Leeds-born forward – born there while his father, defender Alf-Inge Håland, played for Leeds United – is one of European football’s next generation of stars.

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