Feyenoord’s long awaited Eredivisie elation in a dramatic year for Dutch football

This weekend, Feyenoord triumphed 3-1 against Heracles and claimed their first Eredivisie title in the new millennium. Giovanni van Bronckhorst, current manager and former Arsenal and Barcelona great, masterminded the emphatic journey which saw them pip Ajax to the post by one point. The surge in form for the Rotterdam based club is being credited… Continue reading Feyenoord’s long awaited Eredivisie elation in a dramatic year for Dutch football

Johan Cruyff’s creation starting to blossom in new era for Ajax

Once a home of several house-hold names such as Dennis Bergkamp, Edgar Davids, Wesley Sneijder, Frank de Boer and of course, Johan Cruyff. However these days, Ajax are often forgotten and discarded as a team for the history books. Yet now we see a rejuvenation of what made them so great, their renown youth system. Historically a prestigious, gruelling process… Continue reading Johan Cruyff’s creation starting to blossom in new era for Ajax

The Best Teenage Attacking Talent Set for Summer Moves

A look at the best teenage strikers in current football, who may be on the move and who your club should be going for

Can Financial Funding and Promotion Push Portsmouth Back to the Premier League?

With a billionaire takeover knocking at the door and recent promotion to the English Football League’s third tier, Portsmouth have plummeted from the peak of the Premier League to League Two and are showing signs of a memorable revival. It’s one of the sad stories of football. Financial troubles dragged the 2008 FA Cup champions… Continue reading Can Financial Funding and Promotion Push Portsmouth Back to the Premier League?

Celtic’s Need for European Success in the Name of Progress

A look into Celtic’s domestic dominance, their need to re-establish European success to progress and the vast opportunities it will bring

Masterful Monaco send Pep’s suicidal City out of Champions League

Manchester City come crashing out of the Champions League despite their 2 goal advantage from the first leg. Monaco came into this game averaging over 3 goals at home all season, needing only 2 goals which they have done 31 times so far this season in just 46 games. City, lead by Pep Guardiola who… Continue reading Masterful Monaco send Pep’s suicidal City out of Champions League

English players abroad, our lack of international influence and its worrying consequences

England, a multi-cultural society awash with people travelling to every corner of the globe. From white-washed sandy shores in the Caribbean to adrenaline inspired Oceanic adventures, as a nation we are adept at spreading our influence around the world and discovering what it has to offer. However, when it comes to football, it’s something of… Continue reading English players abroad, our lack of international influence and its worrying consequences