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"
Don’t mess around with Eric – he’ll kick your ass. Or rather, kick you right in the chest with his cleats still on and send a flurry of punches your way, as one does when on Putney High Street. The Frenchman grew up in a rough part of Marseille, literally being raised in a cave, […]Read more "Eric Cantona’s Epic Affair With Kung-Fu"
Having just given up a two-goal lead, the fans at Fratton Park applauded the Portsmouth players scattered around the pitch, which amazed the Italian visitors AC Milan. “This is why we love English football.” Despite squandering an epic win against the Rossoneri that would surely echo in the halls of the club’s history, Portsmouth fans […]Read more "How Portsmouth Fell Into The Sea"
Honestly, I think what we have now is perfect. So does FIFA, or at least they did. 32 nations is a good size; it allows for a nice competition structure, provides quality football, and gives nations ample opportunity to qualify without dulling the competition. I have serious contempt for the idea of 48 nations competing […]Read more "The New Change To The World Cup Isn’t Going To Be Horrible – Here’s Why"
After an entertaining weekend featuring plenty of goals, here are 4 things we learned from the Premier League this week. Chelsea Are Much More Than Dark Horses Last month, RAGS posted about how Antonio Conte could get fired if he didn’t fix a few things, and if you take a look at the Premier League […]Read more "4 Things We Learned From The Premier League This Week"
Another week in the English Premier League has come to a close – here’s a quick roundup of what’s going on in the biggest football league in the world. Conte’s Chelsea on 🔥 September wasn’t a great month for Chelsea, as the club collected just a single point in the league, and the backline was […]Read more "Last Week In The Premier League…"