The world of football transfers is an awkward, murky business. But the deal involving Tevez and Mascherano to West Ham in 2006 is truly in a world of its own. Why are Football Transfers so complicated? In a word: money. Anybody who’s played even a… Read More »How did Tevez and Mascherano Break the Law at West Ham in 2006?
The beautiful game is full of stories – so we’ve handpicked some of our favourites to share with you! … You’re welcome, btw!
As far as right-backs go, few can claim to have brought the position as far into the modern era as Cafu. He was a simple for where the world was going from the flanks at the back. Brazil’s Full-Back Tradition Loyal Ultra UTD patrons will… Read More »Cafu’s Crazy Last-Minute AC Milan Legacy (2003-08)
The famous ‘Zidane Headbutt’ now sits proudly as a statue in the Qatari promenade for the World Cup in 2022 – I want to like it, but I can’t! This ‘Zidane Headbutt’ really was one of those ‘where were you moments’. Perhaps the most recognisable… Read More »The Zidane Headbutt Italy Wishes Never Happened at the 2006 World Cup
The man we talk about today goes by the name of ‘Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite’ … or simply ‘Kaka’ to his mates. I know it seems crazy to think about, but there was once a time where Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t hold… Read More »When Kaka was a Ballon D’Or Winner in ’07
Apparently, a lot of the football media gave the poor lad a bit of stick about this move, but I see absolutely nothing wrong with it. Being as open and honest and I can, you’re going to hear me speak about Gary Lineker a lot… Read More »Gary Lineker & His Delightful Japan Trip in ’92
The proud Geordie outfit haven’t covered themselves in glory for a lot of reasons, and their treatment of one of their most reliable servants is a testament to that. I was always a big fan of Jonas Gutierrez from the moment he joined Newcastle around… Read More »The Tragic Mistreatment of Jonas Gutierrez at Newcastle in 2015
I’ll admit, I didn’t know all too much about this man before he passed away in 2014, but when I did start looking into him a bit more, I quickly discovered just how extraordinary he was. Eusébio da Silva Ferreira is a name which lives… Read More »When Eusébio Rescued Portugal v North Korea in 1966
Loyalty is something that is almost lost on the itchy-footed players of today, and looking back on the Re Di Roma‘s career is one to saviour. When Francesco Totti finally hung up his legendary AS Roma boots in 2017 at the age of 40, I… Read More »The Legendary Status of AS Roma’s Francesco Totti
Anyone who’s met me (even for a little bit), will understand by true feelings towards this guy. And it’s stories like this which, for me, add to his legend. I really needn’t labour this point much further, but it’s of my personal opinion that Johan… Read More »Johan Cruyff’s Inspiring & Infuriating Feyenoord Choice in 1978
It’s always nice whenever someone who’s ‘done good’ in any walk of life returns to where it all began and give back to their efforts. Especially in football. With all of his achievements, it’s easy to forget how crucial Cruzeiro was to the development of… Read More »Ronaldo’s Limitless Love for Cruzeiro (since ’93)