Category - Nostalgia

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...

Claude Makélélé: The Gold Plated Engine

There are few players in the game that end up with an actual role named after them, but Claude Makélélé was one such person despite being seen in some eyes...

Les Ferdinand – The Toon’s Instant Hero

Sometimes achieving hero status at a club can take a while. You labour long and hard for a club, offering dedicated service, often playing through injury, and...

Robin Van Persie – The End of an Era

When Sir Alex Ferguson signed Robin Van Persie from Arsenal in the summer of 2012, there was a general feeling that he did so for two reasons. The first was in...