Whatever the situation and whenever the era we discuss, it seems as though the power of sport continues to serve as a powerful reminder to stay united and together in a sea of disunity. The world seems pretty divided at the moment doesn’t it? The… Read More »The Euros, Diversity & The Power of Sport
One of the reason we become respectable ‘ultras‘ are for the moments that we will never, ever forget. So, let’s reminisce …
A season which I’m sure many Aston Villa fans will remember fondly for their team’s overall performance, ‘Villains’ the world over must marvel at the striking development of their stopper, Emiliano Martinez. At the age of 17 years of age, after a successful trial with… Read More »The Sudden Rise of Emiliano Martinez
His name is Paul Gascoigne – one of England’s most naturally gifted footballers. And in a nation which homed workhorses suited to the physical game, our treasured ‘Gazza’ broke the mould … Paul Gascoigne was blessed with great technical ability, starting for Newcastle United at… Read More »The Modern Reincarnations of Paul Gascoigne (Part 1)
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!
A host nation, with no household names and having never won a World Cup match, reaches the 2002 World Cup Semi-Final. Was this journey for South Korea a fairy-tale, or something more sinister …? Forget 2018, the 2002 World Cup was the real tournament of… Read More »South Korea at the 2002 World Cup: A Tale of Dreams or Corruption?
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!