I love football … dammit, we all do! But why should Papu Gomez have to play for a ‘bigger club’ before he gets the recognition he deserves?! Atalanta may not hold as much gravitas as other Serie A sides like Juventus or any of the… Read More »Papu Gomez – The Soul of Atalanta
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!
Things could have been very different in the world of Martin Palermo. But ‘destiny’ is a funny ol’ thing in football, isn’t it! You know, there is a certain romanticism attached to great South American strikers. Players such as Ronaldo Nazario, Sergio Aguero and Carlos… Read More »Martin Palermo: Destined to be a Boca Juniors Legend (1997-2001 & 2004-11)!
What’s more reliable? An unbreakable digital clock, or Morten Gamst Pedersen’s left foot? Hmm … I guess we’ll never know! Before we get into the rest of these words, can we just take a moment to appreciate the title of the article. I used the… Read More »Morten Gamst Pedersen: The ‘MGP’ of Blackburn Rovers
In fairness to the LilyWhites, they’ve had their fair share of good players. But Edgar Davids is definitely nearer the top than most. Just in case you were born in the late 2000’s and have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about, then please allow… Read More »Edgar Davids: The Great Ego That Came to Spurs
Let’s just say that Dimitar Berbatov was never your ‘conventional’ striker, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t brilliant. In fact, there’s evidence to suggest that his playmaking and less selfish efforts gave rise to some of the your more conventional ‘False 9’ forwards of today.… Read More »Giving Dimitar Berbatov the Credit He Deserves!
As far as transfers go, very few reach the same level of importance than Robinho to Manchester City. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the best part of the last decade, then you will know that Manchester City have undergone one of… Read More »How Robinho Lit the Torch at Manchester City
The career of Alan Smith seems to be one of the most rollercoaster football stories to date, so strap in for this one because it’s going to be a bumpy ride! Prior to the turn of the millennium, Leeds were the First Division champions before… Read More »A Lesson in Loyalty and Karma with Alan Smith!