16th February 2011 was the date we England fans thought we had witnessed the best English talent since Paul Gascoigne. It was the evening where a 19-year-old Jack Wilshere dominated arguably the best midfielder of all time. He eclipsed the Barca midfield, and was a driver… Read More »The Rough ‘n’ Tumble Rollercoaster Journey of Jack Wilshere (since ’08)
When the great Eric Cantona retired from the game and wore his Manchester United jersey for the last time on the 11th May 1997, there was an overwhelming question which was; ‘’Who’s going to replace the King’’….. Plenty were unsure about Teddy Sheringham when he arrived… Read More »Teddy Sheringham & His Tough Old Trafford Challenge in ’97
I bet everybody reading this has wanted to be a footballer at some point, but David Bentley is here to remind us that personal satisfaction should be prioritised ahead of anything … Once branded ‘the next David Beckham’, David Bentley graced our game for not… Read More »An Important Lesson in Taking Charge of your Life w/ David Bentley
We’ve gone into some of the more famous free-kick merchants at Ultra UTD with David Beckham and Juninho Pernambucano, but now let’s sit down and appreciate the grossly under-appreciated Ian Harte … With St. Patrick’s Day just gone, I thought it be appropriate to focus… Read More »Bend it Like … the Irish Wizard, Ian Harte!
David Moyes has said (quite rightly) that West Ham are a different side to the one he inherited from Manuel Pellegrini in December 2019. That side was slumped in 17th, awkward in and out of possession and with little winning mentality to draw on as… Read More »David Moyes has West Ham Dreaming of Europe Again!
Sometimes you don’t have to spray the ball about or kick balls in nets to be valued on the pitch. I mean, just look at David Batty in his ‘give-it-and-go’ role! We all know ‘The Makelele Role’ and it’s one that many holding midfielders have… Read More »David Batty: An O-G Premier League ‘Holding Man’
Wolves certainly haven’t been at their best this season, so will Nuno look to bring in some reinforcements this window? After Tuesday night’s defeat to Everton, yesterday’s derby-day loss to West Brom and with them currently sitting fourteenth in the Premier League, the question has… Read More »Hmm … Have Wolves Lost Their Spark?
I dunno about you, but I’m getting a trifle tired over all this Kalidou Koulibaly nonsense. It’s jarring! With the January Transfer Window upon us Kalidou Koulibaly has been linked with the giants of the game yet again – in fact, it seems a pre-requisite… Read More »Will Kalidou Koulibaly EVER Come to England?!