The Potential Dark Horses For Euro 2020

With the postponed 2020 UEFA European Championship now a week away, attention to the tournament is starting to intensify. Teams are playing the last of their pre-tournament friendlies and there is the usual frenzy of speculation on whether players will be fit, who should start for each country, and who will, ultimately, win the tournament.Continue reading “The Potential Dark Horses For Euro 2020”

The Nomad Footballer Series: Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Nomad: a person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer. Clubs: Malmö, Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan (loan), AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, LA Galaxy, AC Milan Countries played in: 7 Most professional footballers go through their whole career only having a handful of clubs. In fact, someContinue reading “The Nomad Footballer Series: Zlatan Ibrahimovic”

The Nomad Footballer Series: Nicolas Anelka

Nomad: a person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer. Clubs: Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool (loan), Manchester City, Fenerbahce, Bolton Wanderers, Chelsea, Shanghai Shenhua, Juventus (loan), West Bromwich Albion, Mumbai City Countries played in: 7 Most professional footballers go through their whole career only having a handfulContinue reading “The Nomad Footballer Series: Nicolas Anelka”

The Nomad Footballer Series: Kyle Lafferty

Nomad: a person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer. Clubs: Burnley, Darlington (loan), Rangers, Sion, Palermo, Norwich City, Caykur Rizespor (loan), Birmingham City (loan), Heart of Midlothian, Rangers, Sarpsborg 08, Sunderland, Reggina, Kilmarnock Countries played in: 6 Most professional footballers go through their whole career only having a handful ofContinue reading “The Nomad Footballer Series: Kyle Lafferty”

The Nomad Footballer Series: Rivaldo

Nomad: a person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer. Clubs: Santa Cruz, Mogi Mirim, Corinthians (loan), Palmeiras, Deportivo La Coruña, Barcelona, AC Milan, Cruzeiro, Olympiacos, AEK Athens, Bunyodkor, São Paulo (loan), Kabuscorp, São Caetano, Mogi Mirim Countries played in: 6 Most professional footballers go through their whole career only havingContinue reading “The Nomad Footballer Series: Rivaldo”

The Nomad Footballer Series: Craig Bellamy

Nomad: a person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer. Clubs: Norwich City, Coventry City, Newcastle United, Celtic (loan), Blackburn Rovers, Liverpool, West Ham United, Manchester City, Cardiff City (loan), Liverpool, Cardiff City Countries played in: 2 Most professional footballers go through their whole career only having a handful of clubs.Continue reading “The Nomad Footballer Series: Craig Bellamy”

The Nomad Footballer Series: Emmanuel Adebayor

Nomad: A person who does not stay long in the same place; a wanderer. Clubs: Metz, Monaco, Arsenal, Manchester City, Real Madrid (loan), Tottenham Hotspur (loan), Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace, Istanbul Basaksehir, Kayserispor, Olimpia Countries played in: 5 Most professional footballers go through their whole career only having a handful of clubs. In fact, someContinue reading “The Nomad Footballer Series: Emmanuel Adebayor”

PSG: Why Pochettino and why now?

After a 4-0 win against Strasbourg, PSG surprisingly made the decision to sack head coach Thomas Tuchel. The man who has won the club a domestic double and lost marginally in the Champions League final the previous season a sluggish start to this season’s league campaign marked the end of the German’s reign. It isContinue reading “PSG: Why Pochettino and why now?”

Ronald’s revolution? How Koeman can save Barcelona

For Barcelona, a season that started with Messi addressing the Barcelona fans and promising to do all they could to bring the Champions League trophy back to the Camp Nou ended in embarrassment. No La Liga trophy, no Copa del Rey trophy and the complete embarrassment of an 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in theContinue reading “Ronald’s revolution? How Koeman can save Barcelona”

Pep talk: Could Manchester City really sack Guardiola?

Manchester City’s 3-1 loss to Lyon means that Pep Guardiola has crashed out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage in each of his four campaigns in the competition with City, spending £703 million in the process. This from the man who was brought in to conquer Europe with City and give owner SheikhContinue reading “Pep talk: Could Manchester City really sack Guardiola?”

Turkey: The home of the veteran striker

One of the lesser followed leagues in Europe from a neutral perspective, the Turkish top flight is full of drama and renowned for it’s extremely passionate fans for which the club they support is more of a lifestyle than a hobby. The rivalries between clubs in Turkey often reach boiling point, with the league evenContinue reading “Turkey: The home of the veteran striker”