The Race for the Serie A Capocannoniere

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The Serie A title race seems like it’s going to be won by Juventus again, with the Bianconeri holding an eight-point lead at the top of the table over second-placed Roma and a ten-point lead over third-placed Napoli with nine games left to play. Massimiliano Allegri’s men have been in imperial form once again this […] READ MORE


Antonio Valencia: The Best Right-Back in England

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It is a shame that a player who has been as brilliant and as consistent as Antonio Valencia this season will probably have his deserved spotlight taken by the ever-present Zlatan Ibrahimović, whose goals have truly ignited the Premier League. The Ecuadorian full-back, in his eighth season at the club, is arguably going through his best campaign […] READ MORE


Victor Moses: Chelsea’s Renaissance Man

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Antonio Conte’s three-man defence at Chelsea requires certain aspects of the team to be perfect, and one of those are filled by the two wing-backs. Playing as a wing-back is one of football’s difficult tasks, proving why it is so hard to find naturally gifted players for that position as it needs an equal amount […] READ MORE


Replacing Michael Carrick: The Players Who Could Fill The Role

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Manchester United have been enjoying a strong run of form recently. Unbeaten for more than three months, the club’s last Premier League defeat came at the hands of Antonio Conte’s Chelsea back in October. Only Hull City have had the better of them since that day, though the Tigers’ EFL Cup win in the second leg of the semi-final did […] READ MORE


Philipp Lahm: A Tribute to a German Icon

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If one is searching for a match to define the phrase “total dominance”, check Bayern Munich’s clash against Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League campaign of 2013-14. With both clubs under new management, City with Manuel Pellegrini and Bayern with Pep Guardiola, the stage was set for one of the two to stamp their authority in […] READ MORE


A Brief History of Roman Abramovich at Chelsea

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Chelsea are currently top of the Premier League and clicking well under new boss Antonio Conte. The Italian manager has brought out the best of his troops and has yielded exceptional results, including a brilliant 13-game winning streak that could contribute to his side becoming the most dominant league champions in the Premier League’s history. […] READ MORE


The Derby Series: Dinamo Zagreb vs Hajduk Split

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Derby games are fiercely-contested fixtures between two teams from the same city, and these two teams are 250 miles away from each other, so this shouldn’t be considered as a derby, right? Tell that to the Croatians. This is the Eternal Derby between Dinamo Zagreb and Hajduk Split – the most viciously contested fixture in […] READ MORE


Omar Abdulrahman: The Crown Prince of Asia

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Old Trafford has the aura to bring out the best in a footballer. The stadium has seen the most celebrated names in the sport grace its pitch, whether for its tenants Manchester United or any other visiting side. One such occasion was in the summer of 2012 at the Olympic Games, which were held in London […] READ MORE


The Derby Series: Benfica vs Sporting CP

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More than half a million people populate the Portuguese capital of Lisbon – one of Europe‘s most well-known locations and an epitome of cultural and artistic brilliance. Renowned for it’s magnificent artistic and historical style, the country’s largest city is also its main economic hub. A part of their civilization and way of life is also […] READ MORE


The Ronaldo Years at Inter Milan

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Widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all-time and an absolute force of nature in front of goal, Ronaldo achieved great success in a storied career. Having represented both Milan clubs as well as both halves of the El Clásico divide, Ronaldo did it all but has a trophy cabinet that does not reflect his immense talent. That can […] READ MORE