A man who endeared himself to the lower Spanish leagues before cooking up a storm in England, let’s reminisce over the lasting legacy of Michu – which has taken on a much greater significance than you might think! To begin with, Michu began life as… Read More »Michu: The Unforgettable Target Man of Swansea City (2012-14)
The ‘Cult Heroes’
Cult Heroes are just as important to fans as Icons are to the wider footballing world. And they must never be forgotten!
His is a name which still brings chills to opposing Premier League defenders from the late 90s to early 00s. This is not mainly due to Ferguson being a devastating goal machine, but more so for being one of the most feared and formidable players… Read More »‘Big’ Duncan Ferguson’s Best Moments as an Everton Striker (1994-2006)
Excusing his stints at Liverpool and Crystal Palace, there’s no doubting that the big Belgian forward was a colossus for the Villains. Nowadays, Aston Villa have their own fair share of top-drawer strikers to enjoy, though there once was a time where Christian Benteke was… Read More »Christian Benteke: The Super Saviour of Aston Villa (2012-15)
Following on from our previous article from this series about Michu, let’s remember another delightful ‘one-season Premier League wonder’ story in Lancashire’s favourite Egyptiani! If you were a fan of Wigan from around this period and knew of Amr Zaki before he came to the… Read More »Amr Zaki & His Outstanding Wigan Athletic Loan Spell in 2008/09
I don’t know about you, but I’m one of those people that can watch and re-watch a good YouTube series more times than I can count. And I ain’t changing for nobody! A creator of multiple inventive FIFA series in his time, Spencer Owen (‘Spencer… Read More »The Harsh Real-Life Hammers Career of ‘The Zarate Kid’
I pride myself on my desire to heap praise upon those who deserve it most – (even when the wider media fail to do so). So, let’s talk about Park Ji-Sung … A player whose rise to glory is as uplifting as it is inspiring,… Read More »Why Manchester United Fans Still Adore Park Ji-Sung!
It seems weird to think that a player could be an ‘unlikely’ star upon someone like Arsene Wenger’s recommendation, but in the circumstances … this was pretty unlikely … In their Premier League years, ‘Benjani‘ is a name that most Portsmouth fans will remember fondly,… Read More »Benjani Mwaruwari: The Unlikely Hero of Portsmouth (2006-08)
As the story goes, it was believed that Spurs were more interested in some famous Argentine than the silky German, but things change, I suppose? Nowadays, I doubt you’ll come across many Spurs fans who won’t wax lyrical about Jurgen Klinsmann. With hindsight, they’ll remember… Read More »How Jürgen Klinsmann Won the Trust of Spurs Fans in 1994/95
Yes, I know his name has been used as a pseudonym for a few bands in the past, but for us, this title belongs to one heck of a striker from the English First Division period. To fans of Watford all over … Watford, Luther… Read More »Clearing Up Luther Blissett’s A.C. Milan Myth from 1983!
When you think about Blackpool and their brief stint in the Premier League, you’ll think of two things: their leaky backline and some random ability they had throughout the squad. Chief among whom was Scottish maestro, Charlie Adam. After a long, drawn out saga with… Read More »Charlie Adam: The Scottish Marvel in Blackpool’s Midfield (2009-11)