By Far The Greatest Team

The football blog for fans of all clubs

Author : Peter Rancati

Is Zidane a One-Trick Manager?

Zinedine Zidane is currently in the same category of manager as Sean Dyche. Already I can hear the reaction of the majority of people who just read that sentence: “Sorry, what?” Fear not, I haven’t lost my mind yet. In fact, by the end of this page I’m sure some people may actually agree with […]

Milan Cruise as Lazio Falter on a Mixed European Night for Italian Clubs

Ludogorets 0-3 AC Milan As Italian clubs come under fire for prioritising Serie A over European competitions, Milan proved otherwise as they took no prisoners in Bulgaria. Gennaro Gattuso named a full-strength squad led up top by Patrick ‘Wonderkid’ Cutrone, who opened the scoring with a smart glancing header just before half-time. Milan deserved the […]

How Much Should We Value Mertens?

Dries Mertens is the epitome of a modern football enigma. Fact. At 30 years old, the Belgian forward is finally in his prime, scoring goals for fun at Napoli. As part of an irresistible front three alongside Lorenzo Insigne and Jose Callejon, Mertens operates through the middle, the focal point of the most expressive and […]

Can Clarence Cut it at Deportivo?

Scholar. Polyglot. Charismatic. Mental? Not many people would argue with the first three adjectives when describing Clarence Seedorf. One of the most intelligent footballers of his generation, the former Ajax, Real Madrid and AC Milan midfielder won almost every trophy there is at club level, and is still the only player to win a Champions […]

Legends of La Liga: Xavi

2017 was a dreadful year for various political, social and environmental reasons. But even more tragic than that, it was a dreadful year for icons of football retiring. Francesco Totti, Xabi Alonso and Andrea Pirlo are among the much-loved legends that will live long in our minds now they have departed from the pitch. In […]

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