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- Long-range passing
 
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- Footwork Caption: After a remarkable career, Cesc Fabregas is now enjoying a comfortable retirement in Marbella, trashing ripe cigs and sipping Chuppa Chuppa in the luxuries of the city.
-Intricate passing
 
 
- Footwork
 
 
- Tactical awareness
 
 
- Crowd-pleasing skills
 
   
 
No-nonsense players almost always come from the North, where living conditions are harsh and food cannot be readily purchased.
 
No-nonsense players almost always come from the North, where living conditions are harsh and food cannot be readily purchased.
   
 
====Successful No-Nonsense Players====
 
====Successful No-Nonsense Players====
A recent study showed that in an average televised Liverpool game, [[Jamie Carragher]] is described as ‘no-nonsense’ 42 times. Carragher is so resistant to ‘nonsense’ that in more than 500 appearances for Liverpool he has never stayed in possession of the ball for more than 0.3 seconds consecutively. Other well-known no-nonsense players in the modern game include Danny Murphy, Neil Ruddock and [[Dean Windass]].
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A recent study showed that in an average televised Liverpool game, [[Jamie Carragher]] is described as ‘no-nonsense’ eighty times. Carragher is so resistant to ‘nonsense’ that in more than 500 appearances for Liverpool he has never stayed in possession of the ball for more than 0.3 seconds consecutively. Other well-known no-nonsense players in the modern game include Danny Murphy and [[Dean Windass]].
   
 
Since manager Howard Kendall first took the helm in the mid-eighties, [[Everton]] have consisted entirely of no-nonsense players. As a result they are famed for playing what is called ‘no-nonsense football’, which involves scoring charmless, ugly goals from set-pieces and then kicking the ball repeatedly into touch for the remaining 85 minutes, while their fans sing their repertoire of popular racist classics.
 
Since manager Howard Kendall first took the helm in the mid-eighties, [[Everton]] have consisted entirely of no-nonsense players. As a result they are famed for playing what is called ‘no-nonsense football’, which involves scoring charmless, ugly goals from set-pieces and then kicking the ball repeatedly into touch for the remaining 85 minutes, while their fans sing their repertoire of popular racist classics.

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