There are certain players that just stand out for a particular attribute, so here’s my own recollection of Liverpool’s Norwegian left-back. Coming off the back of being a regular at AS Monaco, John Arne Riise was ready to make that ‘next step’ in his European… Read More »PSA: Stay Away from John Arne Riise’s Left Foot!
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’m not even a Leicester City fan, but you couldn’t help but feel some kind of way after that wonderful FA Cup Final between them and Chelsea today! Having beaten Manchester United and other in-form Premier League sides en route to the 2021 FA Cup… Read More »Truly Beautiful Scenes as Leicester City Win the 2021 FA Cup!
Leicester’s 2016 title win will forever be remembered as one of, if not the greatest achievement in footballing and sports history. That year, the Foxes were those 5000-1 relegation candidates, who managed to win the league (largely) through the flair of Mahrez, the drive of… Read More »Morgan & Huth: The Forgotten Duo of the Foxes Fairytale Season
In any strikers’ pairing, this entire concept of ‘balance’ is one which is pivotal to strike, and these two epitomise it by getting it absolutely spot on. If you know me even a little bit, then you’ll know that I’m a big fan of Dimitar… Read More »When Dimitar Berbatov met Robbie Keane in 2006
In case you didn’t already know this, not many clubs at the lower ends of the footballing pyramid are considered ‘professional sides’. As the lads down at Salford City Football Club know very well, there is a whole different world of football that exists beyond… Read More »The Struggles of Goin’ Pro w/ Salford City Football Club
Since Ronaldo’s departure, Benzema has grasped his opportunity to lead the Los Blancos attack, increasingly proving just how vital he is to the club. Grossly overrated or criminally underrated? It’s a classic football debate which is, of course, entirely subjective. Who decides which players are… Read More »Brilliant Benzema Is Finally Real Madrid’s Main Man!
As soon as Messi & Ronaldo came onto the scene, the Ballon D’Or just appeared to be theirs … but hark back to 2010 and Wesley Sneijder was more than staking his claim! £13.5million. That was the price for Wesley Sneijder; a playerwho became synonymous… Read More »Wesley Sneijder: The [*True*] Winner of the Ballon D’Or in 2010!
Some players profess to having some attributes which can be applicable to multiple sports. With Julio Baptista, I imagine one of his could be that of a … physical disposition. And I don’t mean physical in a naughty way (you dirty bugger!) but more like… Read More »The Streets Will Never Forget … Julio Baptista!
Given where they once were, where they have since been and where they can still go, we gotta ask ourselves: Are Leicester City Football Club the best run club in England? Well … In 2008 Leicester City hit an all-time low, as they found themselves in… Read More »The Phenomenal Development of Leicester City Football Club
Forgetting my United allegiance for a moment, game recognise game – and even I have to admit that this Liverpool midfield trio ranks among some of the best I have ever seen! Okay, this is going to be difficult for me as I’m about to… Read More »Remembering the Great Liverpool Midfield Trio of ’08 … Ooft!