Many used to think that once a player turns 30, the curtains start to draw in. Being over 30 isn’t what it once was though. Despite the game becoming faster, sharper and the distance covered by players constantly on the rise, players have adjusted their attitudes accordingly. With the help of advancements in GPS tracking, … Continue reading Old and GOLD or Old and BOLD?
How did the Premier League teams in the Champions League do? The past two weeks have seen some of the most entertaining and even historic nights in the most prestigious European competition; the Champions League. The knockout stages of the Champions League are, put simply, when s*#t gets serious! We have seen three teams overcome … Continue reading Can English teams create magic in the CL?
“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Aristotle The Premier League is full of superstars and match winners, but this often makes it very easy to overlook industrious players that work tirelessly to allow others to express themselves. Over the years we’ve had Gilberto Silva, Gareth Barry and Park Ji-Sung whose skills … Continue reading Premier League’s unsung heroes
As much as this article hurts to write it has to be done. I have been a big admirer of Sarri since his early days at Napoli but with Chelsea's current poor run, where does Sarri's future lie? From a foreign currency trader to an elite football manager, his story is nothing short of a … Continue reading Is Sarriball Dead?
Has Ole Gunnar Solskjær got what it takes to be the next Manchester United manager? When Ole Gunnar Solskjær was appointed as Manager of Manchester United on the 19th of December, many people were surprised and believed it was the wrong decision. Fast forward two months, and he has turned the club's fortunes around. The … Continue reading Ole Ole Ole
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. Warren Buffett Overpriced and unpredictable are probably the two most common adjectives for the January transfer window if you look at its history. The January transfer market has always been seen as a market to avoid, if possible. In Economic jargon, the high demand and … Continue reading So what happened in January?
If I have to make a tackle then I have already made a mistake.Paolo Maldini Italians have been blessed with a rich history of art dating back centuries, from Da Vinci to the Colosseum. This artistic style has continuously expressed itself on the Italian football fields many centuries later. What can be found on the … Continue reading Who can defend you?
"If they are good enough, they are old enough" Sir Matt Busby Every 99 minutes. That's right, almost every game, Ademola Lookman produced a goal or an assist (5 Goals, 1 Assist, 11 Games) whilst on loan at RB Leipzig last season. A team that finished 2 points off third in the 2017/18 German Divison. … Continue reading Are they given enough chances? No really, are they?
In my teams, striker is first defender and goalie is the first attacker. —Johan Cruyff If I were to say I'm going to miss seeing that head guard, you'd be right to think I'm not talking about football. But of course, you would also be very wrong. Petr Cech today announced that he will be … Continue reading “Why isn’t he using his feet?”