The Euros is over…Congrats ITALY: Our Best EURO 2021 XI.

The Italians triumphed on penalties over the English at Wembley on Sunday after a thrilling tournament. The English fans serenaded the footballing world with chants of “it’s coming home” and Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline; but it wasn’t meant to be as they were halted by an all too familiar foe – The Dreaded Penalty Shootout.TheContinue reading “The Euros is over…Congrats ITALY: Our Best EURO 2021 XI.”

UEFA Removes The Away Goals Rule

“Roma have risen from their ruins… Manolas the Greek God in Rome. The unthinkable unfolds before our eyes… “It is a Greek from Mount Olympus who has come to the seven hills of Rome and pulled off a miracle.” “Corner taken quickly…Origi!” Football was provided with that piece of poetry and that iconic phrase byContinue reading “UEFA Removes The Away Goals Rule”

Football’s Lesser Known Gems

With the 2021/2022 Season drawing closer, various club sides will be exploring the transfer market to bolster their sides ahead of the new season. With so much money in football nowadays, a lot of club sides have extensive scouting networks around the world scouting for new talent to improve their teams. In November 1996, AliContinue reading “Football’s Lesser Known Gems”

The UEFA European Championship 2020: Group E – F Review.

Group ESpain, Sweden, Poland, and Slovakia.Spain This may not be the strongest looking Spanish side but the wealth of talent they possess is evident for all to see. Even with surprising exclusions of Sergio Ramos and Nacho Fernandez, the Spaniards have enough in the tank to make meaningful progress in this competition.Expectation Quarter finalsStar PlayerAlvaroContinue reading “The UEFA European Championship 2020: Group E – F Review.”

The UEFA European Championship 2020: Group C – D Review

Group CNetherlands, Ukraine, Austria, and North Macedonia. Netherlands The Oranje Boys are back in an international tournament after painfully missing the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Dutch would have to re-establish its dominance as a top European side in this tournament but might find that hard to accomplish with influential Captain Virgil Van DijkContinue reading “The UEFA European Championship 2020: Group C – D Review”

The UEFA European Championship 2020: Group B Review

GROUP BBelgium, Denmark, Finland, and Russia.BelgiumThe Red Devils of Belgium are seen by many and rightly so, as huge favourites to win the Euros. This is one of the most talented and well-balanced European squads with the right mixture of experience and talent. The Belgians would want to seize this opportunity and win silverware forContinue reading “The UEFA European Championship 2020: Group B Review”

N’Golo Kante: Balon D’or Winner?

As the popular football saying goes “The earth is covered by 70 percent water and the rest by Kanté.” The ever-shy French-born midfielder of Malian descent has garnered worldwide praises for his work rate and combative style of play. A dynamic, diminutive, and disciplined player, Kanté is known for his relentless energy and excellent ball-winningContinue reading “N’Golo Kante: Balon D’or Winner?”

What Next, Arsenal?

For a second consecutive season, the Gunners finish eighth in the league and have fallen short of every expectation which may have risen after the late surge towards winning the 2019/2020 FA Cup trophy. With summer signings Willian, Gabriel, Ceballos (re-signed on loan from Real Madrid), and Thomas Partey all failing to impress; the GunnersContinue reading “What Next, Arsenal?”

The UEFA European Championship 2020 Group A Review.

The 16th edition of the European Championship is upon us as it kicks off Friday 11th of June, 2021 with the opening game between Italy vs Turkey.Originally scheduled from 12 June to 12 July 2020. The tournament was postponed due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus and rescheduled for 11 June to 11 July 2021.Continue reading “The UEFA European Championship 2020 Group A Review.”