The Lionel Messi Barcelona Dilemma

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A fascinating soap opera is looming on the horizon. Scheduled to be released this summer, this must-see TV involves a player who has been the icon, hero and saviour of his team since his debut. That came on October 16, 2004, at the tender age of 17 years, three months and 22 days old. The […] READ MORE


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


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



The Quest Continues For Watford FC

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As the curtain came down on another season last Sunday and as the yellow wave of fans departed the stadium, it signalled the end of a successful campaign at Vicarage Road. Watford FC entered the Premier League favourites to be relegated after five managerial changes within the previous season. However three wins and a draw […] READ MORE





Is The Watford-Luton Town Rivalry Still Alive?

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Every sports team has a rival, but in football derbies and rivalries take on a new form. The local clashes command a voice of their own and many tell a story. Not just a story of football matches, but rather a history of communities, the development of identity, and the human need for paradox. There […] READ MORE