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)
During the Messi & Ronaldo Era (2003-)
We don’t know how long we’re going to have Messi & Ronaldo … so let’s just rejoice in this incredible era for however long we can!
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
I’m not even an Arsenal fan. In fact, I personally couldn’t care less about them. But I was gassed with a capital ‘guh’ when this move was announced! As far as strikers go, do they get classier than Thierry Henry? I doubt it. Gliding over… Read More »When ‘King’ Thierry Henry Returned to Arsenal in 2012
If this were on a CV, you’d think that the word ‘upgrade‘ was probably a loose term here, but let’s delve a little deeper into that … In recent years, Kevin de Bruyne has quickly established himself as one of the best midfielders in the… Read More »Kevin De Bruyne & His VfL Wolfsburg Upgrade in 2014
From future stalwarts to surprise packages at this year’s European Championship campaign, there’s quite a few gems packed into that bright blue kit from this era. A year which might be remembered as a ‘what if’ season for most Sampdoria fans, it’s somewhat surprising to… Read More »3 Hidden Sampdoria Starlets from their 2016/17 Squad!
Today, we’re gonna look at somebody who probably doesn’t get the adoration he deserves in the SPL. And it isn’t Scott Brown! In his pomp, Jermain Defoe established himself as one of the most explosive and accurate strikers of his generation. But once he moved… Read More »Jermain Defoe & His Big Role in the Rangers Setup
It slowly occurred to me that we referenced this time in Real Madrid history multiple times, but we never really sat down and discussed its introduction. So, let’s rectify that … No matter what happens, fans of Real Madrid may always diverge on their views… Read More »Inside Florentino Pérez’ Famous ‘Galàctico’ Manifesto in 2000
It’s an expectable career progression, right? Breaking through the famous Ajax system. Being poached by Real Madrid. Before being shipped off to Spurs. Yeah … completely expected. When talking about some of my favourite playmakers growing up Rafael Van Der Vaart is high up the… Read More »When Rafael van Der Vaart Surprisingly Came to Spurs in 2010
This article is written in remembrance of a match which occurred on 29th November 2010 between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. Hereby known as ‘The Thrashing at the Camp Nou’ Being arguably the biggest fixture in world football – ‘El Clasico‘ has provided us with an abundance… Read More »When ‘El Clasico’ Became a Barça Masterclass in 2010
It’s a bit much to call this a ‘holiday’, I’ll admit. But I quite liked the title so I’m going to stick with it for now … Growing up, I quickly became obsessed with just how good Thierry Henry was. Back then (as is the… Read More »Thierry Henry & His Perfect Barcelona Holiday (2007-10)