If you’ve got a football-mad kid, then you need to get them a digital subscription to MATCH Magazine! Packed full of the latest Premier League news, interviews with the games biggest stars, and more stats and facts than you can shake a stick at, each issue brings young fans closer to the teams they love! For your budding future stars, MATCH Magazine also has detailed tips and guides to help them hone their talents and show off their footballing skills. There’s also quizzes and jokes in every issue to keep them entertained and all the scores from the Premier and Football Leagues.
NEYMAR TO THE PREM? • To kick off this fortnight’s sick SKILLS SPECIAL, we’ve got some juicy gossip involving the planet’s tekkiest trickster!
FIVE-STAR LINE-UP • Superball World Panna Champion JACK DOWNER picks his tekkiest five-a-side team!
WCL CHALLENGES! • The WOMEN’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTER-FINALS kick-off this fortnight, but spare a thought for CHELSEA and ARSENAL! The Blues were drawn against reigning champions and eight-time winners Lyon, while The Gunners take on Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich!
FA CUP QUARTERS!
ULTIMATE SKILL-OFF! • World-record holder and football freestyler BEN NUTTALL gives MATCH his opinion on who’d win in a skill-off head-to-head between these top tricksters…
TOP 10 ALL-TIME SKILLERS! • MATCH counts down the top ten most skilful players of all time!
THE AWESOME ADVENTURES OF MATCH MAN
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RASHFORD’S ON FIRE! • MAN. UNITED forward MARCUS RASHFORD makes it two MATCH Player of the Month prizes in a row!
CREATE A TRICKSTER! • We’ve got an epic mission for you this fortnight! We want you to build your very own skiller from scratch – design a logo, pick your gear, select your attributes and loads more… GO!
PICK YOUR GEAR! • Pick one of the three basic collection below to get you started and then design a new range of on-pitch and off-pitch gear – a new kit and some stylish leisurewear!
PICK YOUR ATTRIBUTES! • Now it’s time to create your skiller’s playing style! We’re giving you 60 stars in total, so colour in the attributes you want your player to have – just don’t go over 60 stars!
PICK YOUR TEAM! • MATCH wants you to enter a world wide seven-a-side tournament, so we need you to pick six team-mates from the below candidates! To make it harder though, you’re only allowed to choose two gold, two silver and two bronze players. Who’s joining your skills squad?
FORMATIONS • Now you’ve chosen your team-mates, what system are you going to use? Think about what position your epic new trickster is going to play as well…
MY TEAM! • Write your team in your chosen formation on the pitch below and be sure to include your new skiller - then send a photo to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
MANCHESTER UNITED • EFL CUP WINNERS 2022-23
BUILDING A FUT TEAM! • MATCH gets the lowdown from some of this year’s ePremier League finalists about the best players to use for each position on FIFA 23…
AROUND THE GROUNDS • THIS ISSUE: FIR PARK
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ENGLAND WILDCARDS! • MATCH picks out 24 players who failed to make England’s World Cup squad but who are eyeing up their place at Euro 2024…
FOOTY ON THE BOX! • MATCH looks ahead to the live football to watch over the next fortnight!
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