One year removed from their Champion League final defeat against Manchester United on penalties, the Blues were veering for a… Read More »‘It’s a F***ing Disgrace!’: The Famous Chelsea v Barcelona UCL Showdown of ’09
from the UEFA Champions League
Most clubs can’t even get into this thing to experience its joy … but I guess that in itself is the entire point of the UEFA Champions League …
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As things stand Fred appears to be Manchester United’s biggest (and easiest) scapegoat! So while I can understand why many… Read More »Why Many Manchester United Fans (*Secretly*) Adore Fred!
Across his illustrious CV, Roy Makaay’s lethal ability to strike the ball terrorised defences all over Europe but, it was… Read More »Roy Makaay: The ‘Dutch Dynamite’ of Deportivo (1999-’03)
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