Kaká is rightly regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of the modern game. Yet why did it not work out for him in Madrid?
Few will remember the visit of Pelé’s Santos to Plymouth in 1973. To the fans of Plymouth Argyle however it meant more than any fixture could, as Lewis Blackmore explores.
Ledley King’s career should not be discussed as an obituary, as potential torn down by injury. At Tottenham his legacy stands tall, as speaking to The Athletic’s Charlie Eccleshare showed us
Between 1964 and 1968, three Manchester United players won the Ballon D’Or. Denis Law was the first, yet receives little of the acclaim of Best and Charlton. this is the story of ‘The King’.
There are few who can compare to Darko Pancev’s ability to score, the Macedonian was one of a kind. This is the story of his success for Red Star. There … Continue Reading Darko Pancev – The Red Star who shone the brightest
Florian Albert dazzled opposition defences all around Europe and the World. His genius is rarely remembered today. Herceszanto is a small village on the outskirts of Hungary. It is on … Continue Reading Forgotten Ballon D’or winners: The genius of Florian Albert
Anthony Yeboah is fondly remembered for his time in Yorkshire. However, he had a significant impact on German football as well. On the 31st of May, 2020, Marcus Thuram scored … Continue Reading Anthony Yeboah -The man who rose above and beyond the rest
Ferenc Puskas is an icon, arguably one of the best players to have never won the Ballon D’or and his legacy is indelible. Kispest is a small suburban district on … Continue Reading Remembering the legacy of Ferenc Puskas: A personal story
Francisco “Paco” Gento is a player with a special place in the hall of fame of European football as well as the Los Blancos, Real Madrid. It is hard not … Continue Reading The legend of Paco Gento – Real Madrid’s original Mr.Europe
This is the story of Argentina’s forgotten football hero, Jose Manuel Moreno. The man who was better than Maradona and Messi. Footballers are infallible. As much as we look up … Continue Reading Before Maradona and Messi, there was Jose Manuel Moreno
Paulo Roberto Falcão’s name is often forgotten in the debate of greatest Brazilians. It shouldn’t be.
In 2007, Thierry Henry broke the hearts of adoring Arsenal fans in leaving the club after eight years. This is the story of their break-up
Football and the English have a connection as endless as time itself. While the game’s roots are deeply embedded in British culture, nobody has embodied its spirit better than Sir … Continue Reading From Craven Cottage to Camp Nou – an ode to Sir Bobby Robson
From Messi, Suarez and Neymar to Stoichkov Romario and Laudrup, Barcelona have always had breathtaking trinities, Kubala, Kocsis and Czibor were the first. The Nou Camp roars on matchdays. The … Continue Reading The almost 500 forgotten Barcelona goals
Arubinha’s curse is a legendary tale in Brazilian football and one which frustrated Vasco da Gama for years.