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)!
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!
Remember when Patrice Evra came to Manchester United? Well … it meant something very different for Gabriel Heinze! Arriving from Paris Saint-Germain into the Old Trafford dressing room in 2004 (when the Parisiens were a decidedly different team to watch compared to how they line… Read More »A Loyalty Lesson for Gabriel Heinze
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
Forming another part of this incredible French-based attack, we have the wing-play majesty and style of Robert Pires. Before we go on, I just have to say that I absolutely adore Robert Pires. Being a Manchester United fan, you would think that I wouldn’t say… Read More »Building the Invincibles #2: Robert Pires
Carrying on the mantel from his dad was a tough act to follow, but Kasper Schmeichel has done it incredibly well. In fact, I find it insulting when fans and media pundits liken one player to another without giving them a chance to stand on… Read More »The Leicester Fairytale #1: Kasper Schmeichel
Is Yaya Toure the most important signing in the history of Manchester City? Well, there’s definitely a case to be made for it! In a previous article where we discussed the importance of Robinho’s signing from Real Madrid to Manchester City in 2008, we looked… Read More »Yaya Toure: ‘The Pied Piper’ of Manchester City!
As part of a new series to see how the great teams have been built over time, we begin with Arsenal and Thierry Henry. Newer readers might have a very different view of Arsenal compared to some of us elder people out there. Nowadays, they… Read More »Building ‘The Invincibles’ #1: Thierry Henry
Did you ever pick to play with Inter Milan [‘Internazionale’] on Pro Evolution Soccer 2006, just so you could control Adriano and let his ‘99’-rated finishing do the work? Same! In recent years, a lot has been said about Adriano’s time on the footballing pitch,… Read More »Arise, Emperor Adriano!