Premier League Cult Heroes: Nobby Solano

The Peruvian dead ball specialist who retired to pursue a career in music. Nolberto Solano, or ‘Nobby’ as he was affectionately known, was the first Peruvian to play in the Premier League and the FA Cup final, featuring in Newcastle’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester United in 1999. A legend in his homeland, with 95 capsContinue reading “Premier League Cult Heroes: Nobby Solano”

Premier League Cult Heroes: Kevin Phillips

The man who aged like a fine wine. From Premier League golden boot winner at Sunderland to golden oldie at Crystal Palace Phillips scored a lot of goals for a lot of clubs. In fact, he played for ten clubs in total, five of which were in the Premier League. His first spell in theContinue reading “Premier League Cult Heroes: Kevin Phillips”