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The race for the Golden Boot in the Dutch Eredivisie is as good as over with two months of the season still to play. Ajax striker Luis Alberto Suarez has hit 26 league goals in only 25 appearances this season making him one of the hottest properties in European football.
The 23 year old Uruguayan International started his career as a winger with Nacional in his homeland before moving to Holland to join FC Groningen in 2006.  He scored 14 times in 35 appearances with them before switching to Ajax in …

As the English football season begins to reach its conclusion it is not just the League Two table that begins to form a meaningful shape but the League Two golden boot competition also draws to a climax. Currently there are two front runners for the coveted prize of ‘golden boot winner’; Adam le Fondre and Lee Hughes. Despite both strikers plying their trade in the lowest tier of English ‘League’ football they both are players that have the ability to play at a higher level.
Rotherham’s Adam le Fondre currently sits …

The League 1 domestic season will be completed in two month’s time; however there are still a lot of things to be decided, including the 09/10 League 1 golden boot winner. Five players are in the running for the prestigious award, they are Rickie Lambert, Lee Barnard, Jermaine Beckford, Grant Holt and Billy Paynter. Three players are currently level on 21 goals while Billy Paynter sits in 5th place on 19 goals, a margin which separates five players from just two goals.
Until last night the Southampton strike pairing of Rickie Lambert and Lee Barnard …

The French Ligue 1 has seen a long overdue resurgence over the last two seasons mainly due to the non-dominance of Olympique Lyonnais.  Their seven successive titles, beginning in 2002, brought a certain stagnation to a league that finds itself out with the higher echelons of Europe’s best domestic competitions.
The current title chase is wide open with a possible six teams vying for the right to be the champions of France.  Bordeaux, the 2009 champions, are currently the top of the pile although the likes of Marseille and Olympique Lyonnais are clipping …

Rangers’ talisman striker Kris Boyd has been unfortunate with a hernia injury this season that has been a stumbling block for the striker as he aims to chase some of Europe’s top strikers in the race for the Golden Boot. The 26-year old has a significant disadvantage which should be remembered when tallying the scores for Europe’s most potent attacker, the rules only count a goal in the SPL as 1.5 points, where as, in most other leagues it counts as 2 points.

Boyd has been compared closely with the legend …

This season in Portugal has seen the re-emergence of Portugal’s most successful club team Benfica at the top of the league, and their fantastic form to date has been widely down to the South American spine of their team. There is an abundance of talent throughout the side including highly rated Argentine winger Angel Di Maria, but it is the  little and large partnership between Oscar Cardozo and the rejuvenated Javier Saviola that has seen Benfica hit a devastating 59 goals in their 22 games, with the front two scoring …