Sunday, September 22, 2019

Tag: Bayern Munich

TOP 10 STADIUMS IN THE WORLD

What are the makings of a truly top top stadium? The history of the ground? The support of the home fans? The pitch? capacity? Iconic moments? If you guessed that all the aforementioned are important indices in categorizing stadiums, you are correct. Today, we look at...

UCL Round Of 16 Preview: Roses are Red, Who’ll Go Boo-hoo?

On a day set aside to celebrate affection, there will certainly be no love lost as several European heavyweights restart hostilities in a bid to become the continent’s top dogs. The UCL has been missed and what better way to restart things with some...

Bubbling Under: Meet Bundesliga’s Hottest Starlets?

Bayern Munich are favourites to lift the Bundesliga title as usual. This fact has however not stopped the German machine that creates exciting youngsters from churning out more talent year on year. Spread across the German top flight, there are several youngsters that have...

Pep Talk: Guardiola Knows His Limits But He Doesn’t Care!

The football world has been in awe of Josep Guardiola since the Spanish innovator/ fashion icon invented football in 2008. He introduced the “false nine” to modern man, a role played with incredible dexterity by Ferenc Puskas during the Palaeolithic era. He's won loads...

Transfers 2016: The Weird Ones

Here is a short list of transfers that had me and probably you too rubbing your eyes in disbelief.   JOE HART TO TORINO We know you needed to go out Joe and no disrespect to Torino but really?! Englishmen are not really known to play outside...

Spend Spend Spend: Does Money Win Teams Trophies?

Here’s a poser. What wins trophies for teams, big spending or financial discipline? We suddenly have the most extravagant spending spree witnessed in the Premier League. Paul Pogba, Gonzalo Higuain, John Stones, Leroy Sane & Samuel Umtiti have all made big money moves. Does that...

The Pep Guardiola Saga: Magician Or Fraud?

My entire face transformed into a big fat smile when I saw the above caption; particularly the question mark. It is beyond hilarious and I’ll tell you why. Isn’t it weird that these types of questions, these debates, seem to be on the rise...

Bundesliga Rivalry: Rise of the Young Midfield Guns

The new Bundesliga season is upon us. We can all recite the most likely title contenders even in our sleep; Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. Instead of focusing on their conventional strengths, I want to zero in on the quality of young players they...

352NG EUROS SPECIAL: TEAMS CAPABLE OF UPSETS

Football has witnessed a lot of upsets in the past, with ‘little teams’ upsetting ‘big teams’ in specific matches, and sometimes in major competitions. Blackburn Rovers shocked England and won the league in 1995, Atletico Madrid rattled Barcelona and Real Madrid’s cages to pick...

‘Ifreke Inyang: 5 things we learnt from the Champions League Round of 16 draws

The 16 teams left in the Champions League, have been drawn against each other. There are a few must-see clashes in February/March 2016 and a  few other 'walk-overs'. But what are the five things we learnt after Monday's draws in Nyon? 1. Same ol, same ol Ugh. Doesn't...
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