Reliving The 2009 Champions League Final: Barcelona 2-0 Man United

Pep Guardiola’s first season came to an end in a Champions League final against seasoned pro Alex Ferguson. Whoever won this final would win a treble, this final had more pressure than a usual one and Rome was hosting it. Going into the final, the bookmakers had Man United as marginal favourites, but the British […]

Premier League Team of the Decade (2000-2010)

Petr Čech The only choice in net is Čech. The Czech international joined Mourinho’s Chelsea in 2004 from Rennes and was an incredible performer for this decade and beyond. From the first minute, Petr showed his class. In his first season he kept 25 clean sheets, conceded 15, conceded nine away from home and helped […]

The Story of Brain Clough

Despite all of his success, Brian Clough splits opinion. Some football fans love him, others despise him but what is his story? On 21st March 1935 Brain Howard Clough was born in Middlesbrough. He was born in his childhood home, 11 Valley Road, Grove Hill and was the sixth of nine children. He remembered his […]

Are Man United’s Finances Feeling the Ramifications of Their on The Pitch Struggles?

In May 2018 Ed Woodward said, “Playing performance doesn’t really have a meaningful impact on what we can do on the commercial side of the business.” But how correct is the Man United vice chairman? Football clubs generate income from three sources: matchday, commercial and broadcasting. In 2018/19 the Red Devils, they generated £111 million […]

How Hojberg’s Arrival Has Helped Ndombele

In August 2020, Pierre-Emile Hojberg joined Tottenham from Southampton. The deal has been valued at £15 million but it also saw Kyle Walker-Pieters go the other way for £12 million. Since making the switch, Hojberg has made four appearances for the Lily Whites. Although his performances haven’t been headline grabbing, they have helped Tottenham’s most […]

The England Squad

With upcoming international matches against Wales (friendly) and Belgium (Nations League), Gareth Southgate has named his 30-man squad. In full, the squad: Dean Henderson (gk) Jordan Pickford (gk) Nick Pope (gk) Trent Alexander-Arnold Ben Chilwell Conor Coady Eric Dier Joe Gomez Michael Keane Harry Maguire Ainsley Maintland-Niles Tyrone Mings Bukayo Saka Kieran Trippier Kyle Walker […]

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