Category - Nostalgia

Lothar Mattheus: A German Legend

Among the large contingent of German players, Lothar Matthaus is regarded as one of the greatest of his kind. He remains as one of the few players to have won...

Cafu – An icon for Generations to Come

The full-back might be one of the difficult positions on the pitch, as a good contribution is required in attack and defence. The expectation out of a fullback...

Premier League Team of the Decade

The English Premier League has witnessed some incredible talents throughout its glittering history.
Enigmatic managers have come and gone, several referees...

Best footballers of all time

Best footballers of all time
At a highly competitive sport such as football, there is no way to avoid constant competition not only between clubs but also...

Ivan Campo – Bolton’s Basque Hero

Ivan Campo didn’t look like your average Premier League footballer. He had crazy hair and always looked like he was carrying a pound or two too much, to some...

Luis Figo: the Lisbon Magician

The summer of 2000 brought the world of football to its knees in astonishment, as Luis Figo transferred from Catalan Giants FC Barcelona, to eternal rivals...

Ronaldo Nazário: The One and Only

The boots. The hair. The goals. Everything about Ronaldo was iconic. The legendary striker is even now known as the ‘original Ronaldo’ to most, such is his...

David Batty: From Leeds With Love

Every fan base across the country wants to see a youngster come through the academy and breakthrough into the first team. The majority of youthful talents fall...

Lee Trundle: Swansea City’s Magic Man

For supporters of clubs in the Football League Lee Trundle will be remembered as being one of most iconic players to have played across the three leagues...

Clarence Seedorf: No Comparisons Necessary

There are a number of parallels that link Clarence Seedorf with his Dutch compatriot, Edgar Davids. They were both born in Suriname before moving with their...

Jay-Jay Okocha: So Good They Named Him Twice

The Premier League has seen hundreds, perhaps even thousands of great players since its conception in 1992. With the commercialisation, questionable kits and...

Jonathan Woodgate: Football’s Mr Glass

The name Jonathan Woodgate evokes special memories for the majority of football fans. His everlasting battles with numerous injury problems are one and...

Real Betis – Periods of Greatness

Too often when someone talks about La Liga, we only hear about the Madrid sides or Barcelona. Very rarely does a club like Real Betis get any mention unless...

Hernan Crespo: Argentina’s Gift to Italy

Enigmatic forward Hernan Crespo played for 19 years and featured for some of Europe’s greatest teams. The Argentine was the world’s most expensive player...

Hidetoshi Nakata: The Last Samurai

Hidetoshi Nakata was born in Japan in 1977 and is widely considered the greatest Japanese player of all time; however, this was very nearly not the case as he...

Ali Dia: 53 Minutes of Premier League Infamy

If you’re the manager of a Premier League club and your secretary wants to put a call through to you from “George Weah” odds are you’re at least going...

Kevin Keegan: The Hamburg Years

“The mongrel who made it to Crufts” was how Kevin Keegan once described his two European Footballer of the Year awards in 1978 and 79, but although...

Nolberto Solano – The Peruvian Geordie

Nolberto Albino ‘Nol’ Solano Todco – Nolberto Solano for short – was born in Callao, Peru on the 12th December 1974. The youngest of seven, the son...

Rivaldo: Not Favoured, Not Forgotten

Some players are inherently likeable: Ronaldinho’s sheer joy to be on the ball inspired many of today’s great players; Roger Milla’s corner flag dance...

Pavel Nedved – The Forgotten World Beater

Calling Pavel Nedved ‘forgotten’ may be a little strong, but for a player of his quality, I don’t hear his name crop up half as much as it should when...

Gaizka Mendieta: The Middlesbrough Diaries

In the mid-1990s, Middlesbrough had a bright, young manager in Bryan Robson and changed the Premier League landscape with signings such as Juninho and Fabrizio...