On the 30th of June in the first round of 16 games of the 2018 World Cup, 1-time winner France, faced off against 2-time winners Argentina. It was a clash of titans between France, a young team full of potential who qualified with easy through their group, while Argentina had to leave it to a […]Read More My Favourite Games: France vs Argentina 2018 World Cup (No.1)
This season Erling Braut Haaland has burst onto the scene as one of the most prolific goalscorers in world football. For RB Salzburg this season he scored 16 goals in 14 games in the Austrian Bundesliga, while for Borussia Dortmund in his 3 games in the Bundeliga he has scored 8 goals in 5 games, […]Read More Who is: Erling Braut Haaland
Borussia Monchengladbach have experienced a rollercoaster of a season. Up until the middle of December they topped the Bundesliga and pushing for their first title since 1977, but a period of decline just before the break in play put their Champions League hopes at risk with the rise of Bayer Leverkusen, led by Kai Havertz. […]Read More Borussia Monchengladbach the suprise package in Germany
Tuesday night, March 5th, 2019. Ajax’s eleven walked out into the bright white Bernabeu floodlights. A few weeks prior, the iconic dutch side had played their first match in the Champions League knockouts in 13 years, where they fell 2-1 at home to the current title holders, serial european winners Real Madrid. However, this match was different and the cool, confident spaniards found themselves conceding 4 goals from a scintillating side studded with young stars.Read More Throwback Matchday – Ajax’s return to glory
The seemingly unstopable Champions of Europe returned to the stadium where they had won their crown, this time to face off against an Atletico Madrid which appeared to be struggling to find it’s way. Fourth in the league and knocked out of the Copa del Rey by a third tier team, the demoralised Colchoneros were about to play a huge match, once again, as the underdogs. Despite this, once the 90 minutes were up, the spanish side had shown their stubborn face in an unexpected 1-0 victory.Read More Liverpool – Locked Out
As Round 3 of the FA Cup draws to a close, questions have arisen about whether the FA Cup still has its magic. The phrase ‘magic of the cup’ relates to lower league opposition causing an upset and beating a team of a signficantly higher league position. But as the top 6 get strong and […]Read More Has the FA Cup lost its magic
With the ending of the Champions League group stage there were 2 key stories from it. RB Leipzig finishing top of their group and securing a round of 16 tie against Tottenham, and RB Salzburg, who pushed Liverpool and Napoli all the way while playing fun attacking football. But, it can be argued that this […]Read More The Red Bull Model: Why are RB Salzburg and RB Leipzig so successful
As I it is my 18th birthday, I thought it would be time to reminisce on the football matches that I fondly remember, either from the memory they produced or the enjoyment from watching them. England vs Portugal, 2006 World Cup: Sadly this is one of the more boring games on the list due to […]Read More My Memorable Football matches
In 1984, Napoli broke the transfer record for Diego Maradona by paying 12 million euros for his acquisition from Barcelona. This transfer changed the teams fortunes for the next 6 years. In 1986 they won the Italian double, in 1989 they won the UEFA Cup and once again in 1990 they won the Scudetto (Serie […]Read More Napoli:The return to the Maradona era?
In 2006 Oscar Tabarez returned to Uruguay to manage the national team, this was the beginning of his 2nd spell in charge of the national team, his aim was to re-establish Uruguay as a South American powerhouse after they failed to qualify for the 2006 World Cup, and to this day he has been able […]Read More Oscar Tabarez: An underrated manager?