Is Defending Easier Than Attacking?

Abhisar Gupta tries to answer an age-old question: Which is easier – defending or attacking?
 

Do you ever wonder why defenders and goalkeepers don’t get more credit? Why attacking players tend to dominate the Ballon d’Or and other awards? How many of the world’s most expensive players, particularly in terms of transfer fees, are those who protect the goal instead of creating or scoring one?

There seems to be this inherent bias in football towards the forwards and their cohorts in offence. …

Why Can't Women Be Football Fans?...

 
 
“Why aren’t women easily accepted into the fold by male football supporters in India?”, asks Amreen Bhujwala…
India – Where everyone’s supposed to be equal according …

90 Minutes In The TEN Studio......

Atishay Agarwal writes on his experience of  visiting the Ten Sports studio in Dubai, where Joe Morrison and his team do their stuff…

Dubai is a …

January Issue: Can A Different Man Utd Yield The Same Results?...

 

Happy New Year everyone!

The new year promises much hope and joy, something we’re looking to provide to you with our January edition. The 90 Minutes …

By The Numbers: The Best In Europe...

Statistics, in every sport, are sought for various reasons. For players, it gives them a sense of achievement when looking back. Coaches and managers monitor …

EXCLUSIVE: The Syed Rahim Nabi Interview...

Hi Nabi, many congratulations for being named the AIFF Player of the Year. You’ve joined the ranks of Vijayan, Bhutia and Chhetri with this award. …

December Issue: Racism - Not A Black & White Issue...

Hello all!

2012 is coming to an end! It’s flown by for all of us at 90 Minutes, as we kind of live our lives month-to-month. …

Radamel Falcao - The World's Best Striker?...

Atletico Madrid have made many a signing since their promotion in 2002 that has gone horribly wrong, many a gamble that has not paid off. …

Is The EPPP Fair To All?...

Following a lengthy unsuccessful spell by the national football teams (men/women/youth), Her Majesty’s Football Association finally woke up to try and fix a major issue …

November Issue: Messi & Barca - Still The Best?...

Hello again!

Welcome to another issue of 90 Minutes, one that I loved putting together thanks to some exceptional work by our writers. There are some …