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Top 10 Team Power Rankings (Week 26/1/18)

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A major shift again occurred in the weeks power rankings, with slips ups in relatively simple fixtures saw some teams fall, while other teams rose due to solid and clinical performances.
So, here are the weeks rankings:



Barcelona leapfrog up into first place from last weeks rank due to a dominant week that saw them win twice in a 5-0 belting of Real Betis in the league and a 2-0 win over rivals Espanyol in the Copa del Rey to advance to the next stage.
Manchester City and Bayern Munich also rise up the rankings ahead of PSG through some classy victories in domestic league and cup competitions. PSG's fall down the rankings see's them at their lowest weekly rank since the inception of the Power rankings (4th). Over the last week PSG surprisingly lost in league action - 2-1 away to Lyon and shipped 2 goals in a hard-fought 4-2 victory over Guingamp, where the Ligue 1 leaders didn't look to stable. Due to the win over PSG, Lyon enter the top 10 in 10th position.
Juventus and …

World Cup Watch ­– The English Footballers Looking to Book Themselves a Ticket to Russia

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After some disappointing performances on the world footballing stage in recent years, the Three Lions breezed through qualification and booked themselves a ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 

Going into the tournament, many England fans have high hopes and are demanding success. Manager Gareth Southgate has a reasonably strong squad to choose from, with many stars such as Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Dele Alli, John Stones, Eric Dier, and Kyle Walker locked in to be selected in the squad. 
However, after all the stars and key players are selected, there will still be spaces in the squad that need to be filled, leaving numerous players in contention for minimal places.
So, we at WFC have looked into those not guaranteed of a place in the England World Cup Squad, and rated their chances out of 10 of going to Russia.
 + Five Fighting for their Place +
Gary Cahill
Age: 32 Position: Centre Back Club: Chelsea England Appearances: 58 Our Say: Has much experience and has been a consistent performer in …

Top 10 Team Power Rankings (Week 19/1/18)

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Over the past week, many leagues around the world resumed, to be back in full swing for the remainder of the season after having festive seasonal breaks. The transfer market has also been running riot, with expected team transfers playing a huge factor in the back-end of season league fixtures, where teams with good transfer acquisitions can switch form and become dominant players in titles races, relegation avoidance and champions league qualification. 
For a wrap on all WFC transfer news, refer to the following links:
Suitable Transfers Part 1 - http://worldwidefantasyclub.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/transfer-watch-suitable-signings-part-1.html
Suitable Transfers Part 2 - http://worldwidefantasyclub.blogspot.com.au/2018/01/transfer-watch-suitable-signings-part-2.html

So, with this in mind, here are the Team Power rankings for the past week:



We see a major shuffle at the top of the rankings since last week, with PSG gaining the top spot from Manchester City, who had retained the coverte…

2017 Review: The Moments, The Memories, The History

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Kane the Record Breaker
2017 was the year of Harry Kane. Despite banging in goals for years now, none of Kane’s past seasons compare to his successes in 2017. During the year that was, the Englishman was prolific, really making a statement as a world class striker, and the best goal-scorer on the planet. Of all players, Kane topped the world goal-scoring charts in 2017 with 56 goals in 52 games, beating the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski. Due to his goal-scoring feats, Kane broke a 22 year old record set by Alan Shearer for the most Premier League goals in a calendar year, netting 39 in 36 league games. It didn’t stop there for Harry though. In 2017, he became the first player in Premier League history to score six hat-tricks in a calendar year. Of these trebles, he scored two hat-tricks in two games on two occasions during 2017, becoming the first player in Premier League history to do so. Moreover, he was the only Englishman to score more than one goa…