Across his illustrious CV, Roy Makaay’s lethal ability to strike the ball terrorised defences all over Europe but, it was his remarkable achievements at Deportivo La Coruña that are still remembered today. Cushioned volleys, neat finishes, audacious long-shots. You name it. He did it. The endless YouTube… Read More »Roy Makaay: The ‘Dutch Dynamite’ of Deportivo (1999-’03)
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An astonishing left foot, the capability to change a game in a single moment and once upon a time labelled ‘The French Messi’ let’s glance back at the journey of Hatem Ben Arfa and the rightful hype he attracted … David Beckham once owned free… Read More »The Streets Will Never Forget … Hatem Ben Arfa!
In a society as fractured and divided as ours, we need to really appreciate the actions of the select few who remind us all that we are part of the same race. So thank you, Scott Brown … for doing just that! Earlier today, on… Read More »A Subtle, Yet Remarkable Gesture from Scott Brown
Flamengo’s talisman is a household name in Brazil, but not so much in Europe – so today we provide an answer to a very important question … who is ‘Gabigol‘? Gabriel Barbosa, affectionately known as ‘Gabigol‘ in Brazil, has led the line for Flamengo over… Read More »Who is the Famous ‘Gabigol’?
Despite his lack of consistent output for United, Diego Forlan was one of my favourite players growing up … and I was just devastated when he left Old Trafford in 2005. You can say whatever you want about that Manchester United squad from the early… Read More »The Transfer that Made Diego Forlan’s Career in 2005!
Key to all great teams is the role of the leader, an on-field general who ensures standards never drop, and Barca had arguably the best in the business in Carles Puyol! A one-club man, Puyol played 593 games for Barca (mainly at centre-half or right-back),… Read More »Carles Puyol: ‘El Capitan de Catalunya’ (1999-2014)
Ageing squads, misfiring players, hopeless finances. Is the age of La Liga domination by El Clasico’s Barcelona and Real Madrid coming to an abrupt end? Best clubs in the world? Two names instantly come into consideration, rolling off the tongue without a moment’s thought. How… Read More »Are We Seeing the End of the ‘El Clasico’ Dynasty in Spain?
Today, we speak about the newly-formed MacArthur FC, and how Australia’s newest club has a big role to play in the future of football ‘down under’ … Australian football struggles for identity. Abandoned behind Rugby, Cricket and Aussie Rules; the natives largely ignore the sport.… Read More »MacArthur FC: A Truly Unique Arrival for Australian Football!
It’s not so often that we would want to cover stories like these as few rarely break tradition, but today, that’s not the case as Rangers win the SPL. Annoyingly for them, much of the media attention has still stuck with their bitter rivals Celtic,… Read More »Breaking: Steven Gerrard’s Rangers Win the SPL Title!
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!