There is another French revolution brewing in Nantes. The Italian tinkerer Claudio Ranieri has joined FC Nantes, according to the BBC. Since Leicester City questionably gave Ranieri his marching orders in February, there haven’t been any updates on his future and whether he would keep managing clubs, or even leave the game, as he is 65. […]Read more "Guess Who’s Back"
Once the new Everton kit was leaked, Umbro has been on the receiving end of some hate on social media. The shirt is rather plain, to be fair, but the shorts have a striking design featuring the infamous Umbro double diamond in a thick blue stripe. The socks are clean, but the focus is on […]Read more "Umbro Brought Heat Back In The 90’s"
If you weren’t paying close attention, you’d expect New Balance to have run out of ideas; when you look at the details of the new Celtic and Liverpool kits made by the American brand, you can’t help but notice a simplicity to the clubs’ new home kits. It’s a nod to simpler days, to glorious […]Read more "These New Kits May Seem Familiar"
Manchester United sit just outside of qualification for the Champions League, as they are a single point behind rivals City. With four tough league matches to go (Arsenal, Spurs, Southampton, Crystal Palace), the storied club has hope, but the window gets smaller each week. Should United miss the chance to play in the UCL next […]Read more "Manchester United Should Do Something Really Stupid"
The Premier League is the undisputed top football league west of Spain, requiring clubs to spend and strategize like no other, just to stay in the top flight. When the bottom three clubs, the weakest links in the league, get relegated every spring, three managers are likely to get the axe, that is if they […]Read more "Why The EFL Championship Is Ruthless AF"
Perhaps it was the transfer tug-of-war that gave Peter Crouch his Gumby-like appearance, but it’s far more likely to be the cause of genes. Having been transfered to two separate clubs on two separate occasions each, Peter Crouch has an unusual footballing CV. That sentence definitely didn’t make sense, so let’s take it back a […]Read more "The Long (But Short) Story of Peter Crouch"
He’s not an engineer, but he designed and built the club. He’s not an agent or a scout, but he signed every player, not the club. Over 20 years ago Arsène Wenger assumed the role as manager for Arsenal, despite the great Johan Cruyff also being considered by the London club. While Wenger was appointed […]Read more "It’s Time To Hang Up The Trench Coat, Arsène"