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’
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!
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)
I know it might be weird for fans of last season to think of Celtic as the biggest and best Scottish club, but it’s true! For a Football Manager buff like myself, Scott Sinclair will always hold a special place in my heart. Beginning his… Read More »Scott Sinclair’s Dynamite Debut Celtic Season in 2016/17
You ever logged onto Football Manager, gave a small team a big budget and signed players you never thought would join in real life? Yeah … that. As a wannabe goalkeeper myself, I’ve always maintained a real admiration for Julio Cesar. Predominantly due to his… Read More »When Júlio César Joined the Big Q.P.R. Project in 2012
Sometimes, this beautiful game of football provides a story which teaches us something which breaks the confines of the sport. And one of those is the concept of a personal injury crisis. As Fabio Aurelio knows well, an injury can have a truly debilitating effect… Read More »Fábio Aurélio & His Tough Valencia Learning Curve in ’04
Even though I’m a Manchester United fan, I can safely assume that multiple fans of other clubs appreciate this lad as much as I do. Why? Well … As far as goalkeepers go, Ben Foster is one of those stoppers that I could watch week-in,… Read More »Ben Foster: The Goalie w/ a Go-Pro (2020-)