PSG announced themselves under new coach Mauricio Pochettino with a breath-taking 4-1 win away at Barcelona last month. Key to this were the roles of two midfield talents.
The Serbian’s contributions at Stamford Bridge were pivotal in European success in consecutive years. Branislav Ivanovic and Chelsea were fighting what was the battle of their lives. The venue was … Continue Reading Remembering Branislav Ivanović’s epic 2011/12 season
This titanic clash in 2007 is remembered as a dramatic goal filled occasion. Yet behind the goals, there were a number of tactical battles that set the foundations to a classic encounter.
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 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
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