Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Top 10 One Club Footballers

In the modern game, there's only a handful of players at the highest level. Whilst most players move around the globe in search of bigger contracts and more money, there's still a few that show their utmost loyalty to just one side throughout their careers. Here are the top 10 one club footballers to have played the game: Ryan Giggs (CM) –...

FORGET THE PEP AND BARCA REUNIONS, THE WORLD THIRSTS FOR A CLASSICO UCL FINAL.

Season in, season out, the El Classico, football’s greatest rival match will always be an eagerly awaited match. From the days of the great Di Stefano and a little further to that of Rivaldo, still down to Zidane and up until the present day, the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has been one to court attraction and popular...

Money Isn’t Ruining The Premier League, The People Are.

The Premier League earned a record £5.1 billion in TV deals last year. It also registered the biggest viewership figure in its history. This is a testament to the rise in financial dominion of the league over the years. It’s the yardstick of the commercialization of the game and the hallmark of modern football. All the good money has done...

Blood Red – The North West Derby

When John Houlding came out of the Sandon Hotel on a spring morning in 1892, having decided with his friend, John Orrell, that they’ll form a new football club to occupy Anfield (which had been left by Everton), little did he know that he'd created what will become part of the greatest rivalry in British football (Celtic and Rangers...

What Is Disrespectful About Neymar?

I recall the first time I saw Neymar play. I mean a full game, not YouTube highlights. Santos won, Neymar scored (as expected; like rain, or tax), but then I thought he wasn’t worth the hype. He’d served up some flicks and treats to add to his swelling highlight reels, but I told fellow viewers “this one will become...

What Be Diego Costa, If Not Belligerent?

Aggressive, Irritating, Antagonistic, Underhanded, Annoying; such kind words to describe one man. To his foes, there is no line he is not willing to cross and that’s what they hate most about him. To his fans & lovers, his antics on the pitch every other game is what draws them even closer. We’re talking about the man everybody loves...

Diego Costa: Forget The Drama, He’s Suarez Class

In life, it’s hard to ignore a bad attitude. Possible but hard, because it blinds people from seeing the true good qualities one probably has. You’ll think I’m about to talk about Balotelli, but he wishes. This is about one of the best strikers in the world, Diego Costa. As far as football is concerned, Chelsea did very good business...

Diego Costa: Can He Become A Chelsea Legend?

Diego Costa has been a highly controversial figure in the Premier League since arriving from Atletico Madrid in 2014 for £30M. He scored 21 goals that season as he helped Chelsea to League and League Cup double. Even though he had his troubles and controversies, which undoubtedly are many, collective success managed to curtail media attention in his debut...

7 Things We Learnt From Champions League Opening Day

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The 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season kicked off midweek with the usual pomp all football lovers have come to expect. There were some thrilling games sandwiched between dour ones and some rather disappointing results honestly (*cough Spurs *cough). These, however, are some of the things we’ve learnt so far. Barcelona doesn't play around. Who in the world trashes reigning league champions 7-0...

10 Zlatan and Pogba Facts You Never Knew

One is a self-acclaimed football god and the other isn’t too much of a ‘long shot’ away from Mt. Olympus or wherever football gods are domiciled. Godhood or not however, no one can deny they are among the best in the game of football today. This pair who practically spend their every waking hour in the media spotlight ─ When...
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