After a vintage performance against PSG, Cesc Fábregas propelled himself back into the spotlight. I look at both the player and the man whose graced the footballing world for a long time.
Football is at a crossroads. The financial impact of Covid-19 is leaving many clubs at the wayside and if action is not taken swiftly, the game we love could be forever changed.
From the early 1950s, the Hungarian national side were one of the most daring, creative and memorable sides to have played the game. The following is a look at the highs and lows of ‘The Golden Team’.
With the Nations League officially underway, Southgate’s tactics and personnel selection are being thoroughly scrutinised. This piece reflects on Kalvin Phillips’ debut and what needs to change for England’s next fixtures.
Under Andrea Radrizzani, Leeds United achieved promotion to the Premier League for the first time in 16 years. The following is a look at the man who Elland Road owes so much.
Sensible Transfers is a series pioneered and produced by Tifo Football. Today I break down their sensible transfer picks for Burnley FC.
With the Nations League swiftly approaching, Gareth Southgate and his coaching staff need to make a decision about who will be filling the goal in September. Could it be Burnley’s gem? Very possibly…
Marcelo Bielsa is one of the most influential people of all time in the footballing world. He has developed a fascinating identity and culture at all of his teams and none more so than his current Leeds United. This article is an exploration of Bielsa’s character and career.
Substitute empty tables for stadiums and Marius’ words ring true. Empty chairs at empty grounds are all that can be seen regardless of whether there is a game being played or not. Where once the voices of thousands were heard now there is nothing and much like the survivor’s guilt felt by the young FrenchContinue reading “#010 – Where my friends will sit no more. Football without fans.”
Mental health issues are more prevalent than ever in 2020 and football is no exception. In this article I try to bring some light to issues existing in football. By no means are the points made exhaustive and there is constantly new information coming to light.
The first edition of my Tactical Profile series. Today we examine RB Leipzig’s Christopher Nkunku and his impact in the Bundesliga.
Following health secretary Matt Hancock’s comments about football players needing to “play their part,” we examine wether the football industry should be scrutinised as much as it has been.
On what would have been his 85th birthday, we look back at the illustrious career of one of the greatest managers of all time.
A short piece reflecting on the career of one of the world’s best strikers.
Underrepresentation in the Premier League. In the United Kingdom, the current political environment has left the nation more divided than it has ever seemed. As a first-year university student, certainly in my lifetime I haven’t been witness to the same level of distinction between countrymen that exists post 2016. Many people look to football asContinue reading “#005 – Who’s to B(L)AME?”
RB Leipzig and the 50+1 rule. For many, German football remains one of the last great bastions of footballing idealism. German fans are passionate, vocal and opposed to any degree of commercial interference into the game they love. German football has managed to hold on to these values in part through their adoption of theContinue reading “#004 Money Talks, Mentality Changes:”
Burnley FC: Doing the basics right. Burnley FC is not a glamourous club. This is not to say that they don’t have glamourous moments. The mind travels back to October 2017 when Jeff Hendrick superbly finished a 24 pass, team move into the bottom right hand corner. At this time, Burnley were building upon aContinue reading “#003 Burnley FC: Doing the basics right.”
How Bayern Munich can get back to the top of European football. Bringing Back Bavaria: How Bayern Munich can get back to the top of Europe. The circular notion of life exists everywhere, even in football. A fact that previous Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac will be all too familiar with in light of hisContinue reading “#002 Bringing Back Bavaria”