There will be time (I’m sure) to discuss what Emmanuel Emenike was actually like as a physical specimen in real life … but for now, let’s stick to FIFA 13. In more recent editions of the game, the graphics and playing style have grown more… Read More »Emmanuel Emenike: KSI’s FIFA 13 ‘Race to Division One’ Big Attraction!
Certain players mean a lot to certain teams. And fewer cases have been truer than with the Leeds fan base’s obsession with a certain South African stalwart from the noughties … As the case of Lucas Radebe will explore, The Premier League is among the… Read More »Lucas Radebe: The Influential ‘Kaizer Chief’ of Leeds United (’94-’05)
Despite ending his career at West Bromwich Albion on a sour note, Peter Odemwingie’s D-Day disaster was a small crack in an otherwise incredible run for the Baggies. For those unfamiliar with the story, let me break it down for you. It was all the… Read More »Peter Odemwingie & His Awkward Deadline Day Drive in 2013
Nowadays, elite African players staking their claim for the big time, owe a lot of their developments to the story of the legendary Liberian. Whenever we speak of George Weah, we need to also consider the career of the man who discovered him. Though most… Read More »The Inspiring ‘Rags to Riches’ Story of George Weah
An essential part of football is goals we will never forget. Don’t get me wrong, I’m sure that there are a lot of goals that some people still remember, but the goals I’m talking about are those that are remembered by not just an entire… Read More »The Cairo Derby Goal Which Shook the Country in 2020
Believe me, the prospect of Catalonia’s favourite Cameroonian becoming a legend for Real Madrid instead of Barcelona was a very serious possibility. After all, he did play for them! That’s right! As a fresh-faced seventeen year-old starlet developing from the famous African Kadjia Sports academy… Read More »Why Samuel Eto’o Rejected a Real Madrid Return in 2004!
Although we pride ourselves on largely being positive here at Ultra UTD, sometimes the games less savoury moments get forgotten when they shouldn’t. Much like this one … Don’t get me wrong, Luis Suarez didn’t invent the idea of cheating at a World Cup to… Read More »The Unforgivable Antics of Luís Suarez at the 2010 World Cup
You have to choose one XI to win the most important game of the year … you’re choosing the big Ivorian to go up top, aren’t you? Yes! Of course, you are! Before you ask, that question was rhetorical – of course you’re going to… Read More »The Inspiring ‘Big-Game’ Mindset of Didier Drogba
Following on from our previous article from this series about Michu, let’s remember another delightful ‘one-season Premier League wonder’ story in Lancashire’s favourite Egyptiani! If you were a fan of Wigan from around this period and knew of Amr Zaki before he came to the… Read More »Amr Zaki & His Outstanding Wigan Athletic Loan Spell in 2008/09
In a parallel universe, players like this lad would move from Inter Milan to the lower echelons of the English game. Oh what? It actually happened? Well then … I don’t think there’s a single Birmingham City fan alive today who can honestly say they… Read More »Obafemi Martins & His League Cup Final Gift to Birmingham City (2011)