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”

Premier League Cult Heroes: Morten Gamst Pederson

The Norwegian with a left foot so sweet he would often shoot from corners. Premier League fullbacks knew they were in for a tough afternoon when they saw the highlighted hair of Morten Gamst Pederson lining up on the left of the Blackburn midfield. A left foot as cultured as it was powerful, Pederson reallyContinue reading “Premier League Cult Heroes: Morten Gamst Pederson”

Premier League Cult Heroes: Yakubu

Feed the Yak and he will score. That chant would that would follow Yakubu around the Premier League en route to securing Premier League cult hero status via Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton and Blackburn. The Nigerian poacher had real purple patches but consistently terrified Premier League defences in his pomp. He looked set to help takeContinue reading “Premier League Cult Heroes: Yakubu”