Andres Ecobar

Andres Escobar and the life lost to an own goal

Andres Escobar was a centre back for Altetico Nacional and Colombia. A player with 51 caps for his country and 222 appearances for his club, he was an accomplished defender who had been offered a…


Ngolo Kante Chelsea

General Kante

‘I was at the Chelsea training ground last week to see Eden Hazard and noticed N’Golo Kante wandering back to the changing rooms. So I went over to him and stood in front of him….



The Euro Roundup

The English Premier League reached an extremely interesting stage as several teams picked up vital wins, but how did their European counterparts fare? Barcelona now find themselves just a point off Real Madrid at the…



Freddy Adu

Much Adu about nothing?

Back in 2004 there was a lot of noise from America, as D.C. United had signed an unknown 14-year-old in the MLS Super Draft. Fast forward three months and the same young player made his…


Serie A

Will Hamsik go past Maradona?

Last Saturday’s demolition of Bologna saw Napoli move into third in Serie A and are currently the leagues in form team. They have been unbeaten over the last ten matches, scoring 24 points over that…


Opinion

Shirt numbers: Not always one to eleven!

Jordan Ayew (The Aston Villa version of Andre) was shown off by Swansea City on Thursday with obligatory club shirt in hand after his return from the African Cup of Nations. Jordan chose the very…



Philipp Lahm

Goodbye Philipp, and thank you.

June 9th 2006 18:00, I am sitting with my best friend watching the opening match of the World Cup. It wasn’t my first World Cup, I was 20, but it was the first being played…




Leicester City

The Kante Effect

On the 2nd May 2016, Leicester City were finally crowned champions of England, after Tottenham’s draw with Chelsea. We were treated to footage of the player celebrating at home and the fans outside the stadium…


Liverpool

KLOPP FOR THE CHOP?

After the ….Danke! (Thank you) & Auf wiedersehen Jurgen! (Goodbye Jurgen) ..then came, Welcome, Klopp to the Kop…YNWA Jurgen Klopp’s style of football is best described in his own words. ‘I always want it loud!’…