Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton made all the major headlines and gossip throughout the 2020 summer transfer window and ultimately capped off another hefty spending spree with a Colombian superstar which left the footballing world starstruck and Evertonians in jubilation. While this transfer fiasco was only recently… Read More »James Rodriguez & His Sorrowful Everton Loan Spell in 2020
If you think of ‘El Niño’ as the striker who flopped during the latter stages of his career, then read on – for we mustn’t forget that he was arguably the best striker on the planet during his peak years in front of that Anfield… Read More »Fernando Torres & His Dominant Life as a Liverpool Player (2007-11)
He is … the ‘adopted Scouser’. The machine in Benitez’s attack. The underwhelming acquisition who went on to become an undisputed fan favourite in the red half of Merseyside. Before the glory days of Virgil Van Dijk and former Red Gini Wijnaldum, there was Dirk… Read More »Dirk Kuyt: Liverpool’s Original Dutch Dynamo (2006-12)
Almost every top-level striker in the world has had at least one top move to one of the ‘dream’ clubs in the world, and in this case, we’ve got a couple we could focus on … But out of all the transfers completed throughout his… Read More »The Rough Reality of Robbie Keane’s Liverpool Dream (2008)
Sometimes, this beautiful game of football provides a story which teaches us something which breaks the confines of the sport. And one of those is the concept of a personal injury crisis. As Fabio Aurelio knows well, an injury can have a truly debilitating effect… Read More »Fábio Aurélio & His Tough Valencia Learning Curve in ’04
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!