In a world where the game gets pulled into disparaging levels of disrepute, it’s worth remembering those moments that make your heart feel that little more full … Regardless of your personal opinion on the enigmatic Italian, there’s simply no doubting the talent of Paolo… Read More »Paolo Di Canio & The Catch That Shocked The World (2001)
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)
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
So there I was, just listening to a ‘Transfer Talk’ podcast at the gym, whereupon this strange ol’ story came blaring through my headphones. Anyone who follows my content whatsoever knows my feelings towards Andriy Shevchenko. In particular, how his unfortunate stint with Jose Mourinho’s… Read More »When West Ham ‘Rejected’ Andriy Shevchenko in ’92
Inherently personable and overtly passionate in a sea of sterile faces, it takes a heart of stone to not be taken in by a man like the wonderful Harry Redknapp. I think if anyone these days mentions the name ‘Harry Redknapp’, you get bombarded by… Read More »Harry Redknapp: A Great Manager with an Even Better Personality!