From Domingoes to Alexander-Arnold this is how the role of full-backs has changed over time. Every nation has had its own defensive fortification. In China, the Great Wall has stood … Continue Reading How full-backs evolved into modern day wingers
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
After a disappointing 2019/20, Man City and Pep Guardiola are wounded and ready to launch an offenisve on the league. With the help of tactics writer Lee Scott, we take a dive into City’s prospects for the new year.
AC Milan and Maldini are synonymous. This is the tale of dreams and an impenetrable dynasty that is the stuff of legends. When you think of the name Maldini, you … Continue Reading An ode to the incredible Maldini dynasty
Alen Halilovic and his story is one of twists, turns and massive potential, unfulfilled. To understand Halilovic and his life story, you first have to understand Croatian football and it’s … Continue Reading Alen Halilovic – the story of a fall from grace like few others
This is the story of how the boy from Belgium became Figlio Del Vesuvio – a son of Naples. Dries Mertens. The story of Napoli and the city of Naples … Continue Reading Winning hearts from Aalst to Naples – Dries Mertens
Once most famous for being Zinedine’s Zidane’s birthplace, Algeria are now a footballing force in their own right after winning the 2019 AFCON.
After his disappointing spell in Manchester, Memphis Depay has set about rebuilding his career. He has more than done so.
The story of Souleymane Coulibaly, a World Cup top-scorer and ‘the next Didier Droba’ who didn’t make it at Tottenham
Souleymane Coulibaly has an incredible story and it is far from over. Souleymane Coulibaly looked around him in awe. To his left, to his right and directly in front of … Continue Reading The story of Souleymane Coulibaly, a World Cup top-scorer and ‘the next Didier Droba’ who didn’t make it at Tottenham
Goran Pandev was instrumental and an integral part of José Mourinho’s treble-winning 2009/10 Inter Milan team. Goran Pandev has had a long and storied association with Italian football, enjoying a … Continue Reading The quintessential José Mourinho player – Goran Pandev
The remarkable tale of Venezia F.C., a tale of bankruptcy, mismanagement, relegation, Inzaghi and promotion, in Venice
This is the exclusive story of Alphonso Davies who fought through adversity to achieve his dreams and conquered in Lisbon. Meep. Meep. The roadrunner gets going. He breaks into his … Continue Reading Exclusive: The Inside story of Alphonso Davies: From Edmonton to the Champions League