I thought that a person like Roy Keane would be impervious to compliments, but maybe he is human after all?! We all like to be told we’re good at things don’t we? Be it in the classroom or the bedroom (probably not by the same… Read More »Roy Keane & His Treasured Brian Clough Compliment (1992)
The beautiful game is full of stories – so we’ve handpicked some of our favourites to share with you! … You’re welcome, btw!
One year removed from their Champion League final defeat against Manchester United on penalties, the Blues were veering for a rematch against their domestic rivals but would suffer a calamitous exit in their semi-final second leg tie against the eventual champions Barcelona, mainly thanks to… Read More »‘It’s a F***ing Disgrace!’: The Famous Chelsea v Barcelona UCL Showdown of ’09
I’ll always condemn the mistreatment of our game’s players, and though I can appreciate why certain fans were peeved off, this stuff was just uncalled for. Before the words ‘Sol Campbell’ became ensconced within the same sentence as ‘Judas’ – and other equally delightful terms… Read More »When Sol Campbell Became ‘Judas’ in ’01
Most fans will point to Lionel Messi as the natural heir to Diego Maradona. However, a select number of older fans will appreciate the genius of Juan Roman Riquelme. Riquelme was the quintessential No. 10 attacking midfielder, with playmaking ability, infinite passing range, and dribbling… Read More »How Great Was Juan Roman Riquelme?
When you think of Luis Figo, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it’s the inhuman-sized cojones of the man to make this happen … Early on in his career, Luis Figo seems to be the predecessor of a certain Cristiano Ronaldo… Read More »When Luis Figo Became the World’s First ‘Galactico’ in 2000
Remember when the Argentine crossed that fabled Manchester divide and went from red to blue? Yeah … still hurts! Have you ever been cheated on before? Well, I don’t know if Carlos Tevez has, but it’s not a nice feeling is it? You put your… Read More »An Honest Look at Carlos Tevez’ Surprise City Move in 2010
Fans of the Premier League have been treated to an array of remarkable relegation escapes, but arguably the best of those was Fulham’s near impossible revival during the 2007/08 season, that saw the Cottagers defy all the odds to remain a staple in the Premier… Read More »Fulham’s Preposterous ‘Great Escape’ from Relegation in 2007/08
Dimitri Payet, a creative mastermind that left defenders on the deck, fans off their seats and pundits in awe. Double decent! Among Dimitri Payet during his own period as a Premier League player, a number of players have provided breathtaking seasons since the league was formed… Read More »When Dimitri Payet was a West Ham Favourite in 2015
God, that’s pretty much a decade ago! But it was a simpler time, wasn’t it? Sitting back, witnessing a baby-faced Jack Wilshere teaching Barcelona how to play Tiki-Taka football. Glorious Scenes! I was scrolling through Twitter a few nights ago (as I have done every night since… Read More »Jack Wilshere’s Glorious Barcelona Show in 2011
Gabriel and Diego Milito. Two brothers from Argentina who enjoyed success at either ends of the pitch. Diego, the elder of the two, was arguably more well-known due to the number of professional matches he played. However, of the Milito brothers, Gabriel won something that… Read More »The Admirable Legacy of The Milito Brothers