There will be time (I’m sure) to discuss what Emmanuel Emenike was actually like as a physical specimen in real life … but for now, let’s stick to FIFA 13. In more recent editions of the game, the graphics and playing style have grown more… Read More »Emmanuel Emenike: KSI’s FIFA 13 ‘Race to Division One’ Big Attraction!
A self-confessed football nerd, Ultra United ('Ultra UTD') is the product of everything Dev Bajwa believes in when it comes to football. The antithesis of your typical football outlet, Dev appreciates the unappreciated and will spend as long as it takes to bring the beauty of the game to light.
When you think of Luis Figo, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it’s the inhuman-sized cojones of the man to make this happen … Early on in his career, Luis Figo seems to be the predecessor of a certain Cristiano Ronaldo… Read More »When Luis Figo Became the World’s First ‘Galactico’ in 2000
Remember when the Argentine crossed that fabled Manchester divide and went from red to blue? Yeah … still hurts! Have you ever been cheated on before? Well, I don’t know if Carlos Tevez has, but it’s not a nice feeling is it? You put your… Read More »An Honest Look at Carlos Tevez’ Surprise City Move in 2010
You know, I reckon that it’s time we start remembering Keith Gillespie in a way that his talent deserves. Ask the majority of football fans what they think about Keith Gillespie, and a bemused face might confront your question. Then, perhaps after some deliberation with… Read More »Keith Gillespie & His Best Days as a Newcastle Player (1995-99)
Sometimes, it pays to just do the ‘simple stuff’ well. And barely anyone did this better than the Spanish maestro himself. In an era where FC Barcelona evolved into one of the greatest outfits ever formed, it takes a lot for even someone like Xavi… Read More »Xavi: The Great Tiki-Taka Conductor of FC Barcelona (1998-2016)
It’s certainly been a fall from grace for Sunderland AFC, but they’ve had a few things to get excited about in recent years. Among them, the emergence of a young and exciting striker named ‘Josh Maja’ might rank highly amongst it all! After the club… Read More »Josh Maja’s Majestic Sunderland Season in 2018
There are a select few instances where the non-football actions of players on the football pitch garnered as much attention as this did back in the early 2000’s. Having said that, should you ask any England fan about Cristiano Ronaldo’s wink at the European Championships… Read More »The Innocent Truth Behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘Wink’ at Euro 2004
At first glance, the great Icelandic’s career looks strangely random for a top striker. But there’s a lot under the surface here … At Ultra UTD, we like to shine a light on isolated moments to reveal something you may not know, and in the… Read More »Eidur Gudjohnsen & His Major Chelsea Challenge in 2000
Usually, an incident like this would be tagged as ‘infamous’ or some other largely negative term, but after the summer we’ve just had, let’s go with it. Forever immortalised in the annuls of English Football history outside of this ‘ghost goal’, Sir Geoff Hurst will… Read More »Geoff Hurst’s Infamous ‘Ghost Goal’ in the 1966 World Cup Final
Remember when Ardiles and Villa won the World Cup with Argentina and moved to Spurs? Times really were different, I tells ya! Before I discuss ‘Osvaldo Ardiles’ and you get all ‘that’s not his name’ at me, I completely get that it’s our domestic duty… Read More »Why Osvaldo Ardiles Selected Tottenham Hotspur in 1978