Remember those kids at school who hated being there but were naturally good? That’s Gabriel Batistuta with football! Growing up on Championship Manager in the early noughties, I was (just) at the right age to understand how incredible Gabriel Batistuta was as a player. When… Read More »Gabriel Batistuta: The 90’s Icon Who Apparently ‘Didn’t Like Football’
Fans of today will often reminisce over Newcastle’s older days and find solid reason to be annoyed at their current recruitment directive. And Davide Santon’s transfer is one that usually falls under the radar … Davide Santon was a wonderkid on Football Manager 2010. If… Read More »Davide Santon: Newcastle United’s Beloved Little Wing-Back (2011-15)
Arsene Wenger was a lot of things in the era of early Premier League football, but he was also an absolute fiend for the famous FA Cup in his later years at Arsenal Football Club. Fans could be returning to stadiums in time for the… Read More »Arsene Wenger: More than just an FA Cup Success?
Atlético Madrid have had a real resurgence in the past decade, and here we have one of their most famous moments to date. As this article is written, Atlético Madrid are five points clear at the top of La Liga with two games in hand.… Read More »The Game-Changing Atlético Madrid 2013/14 La Liga Winners!
Tom Ince was [this close] to following in his father’s footsteps en route to Milan, but in football, sometimes things change! Tom Ince has recently joined Luton Town on loan, from Stoke City, until the end of the season. The 29-year-old moves to the Hatters… Read More »Tom Ince: From Inter Milan to … Luton Town (Explained)
Still the only defender to win the coveted Ballon D’Or award, it’s definitely gonna require a special one to take that title away from Fabio Cannavaro. Fabio Cannavaro is remembered for many things in world football. He was not one of the tallest centre-backs as… Read More »Fabio Cannavaro: The Ballon D’Or’s Favourite Defender!
Before Pavel Nedved’s more noticeable stint at ‘The Old Lady’ in Serie A, he was adored by a simpler and wholesome Lazio fan-base. La Furia Ceca (‘The Czech Fury’) had an illustrious time in Rome; achieving the domestic double in the 1999-00 campaign along with other… Read More »When Pavel Nedved Almost Came to England in 2000
In other words: Has Sean Dyche reached the ceiling with Burnley? Or has their new takeover changed things for them? Burnley find themselves just above the relegation positions, again. If history repeats itself, you’d think that Burnley will hover around the drop zone before going… Read More »What Does the Future Hold for Sean Dyche and Burnley?
Credit where credit’s due, Jurgen Klopp is building quite the dynasty over on the red half of Scouse-land. Before Jürgen Klopp arrived in Merseyside to take charge of Liverpool, he managed to create a back-to-back title-winning team (and Champions League finalists!) with Borussia Dortmund. Bear… Read More »Jurgen Klopp and His Liverpool Machine! (2015-)
Yes, we know that this is a Beyonce banger, but Jamie Vardy really could be irreplaceable for the Foxes in the years to come. Jamie Vardy’s unique career path into becoming a Leicester City F.C. and Premier League legend has been talked about for many… Read More »Could ‘Little Jamie Vardy’ Be the Answer for Leicester?!