Welcome to Hellas Verona, Benvenuto, Rolando Aarons!

Rolando Aarons might not bring out the biggest headlines in the English press, but the England U.20 international did spend a bit of time at Hellas Verona, playing for the club back in 2018. Aarons, a young player at Newcastle United needed a bit of experience and manager at the time Rafael Benitez had his…

Footy Books, Guiding me, home and away, Dave Thomas

The former England international Dave Thomas had a splended footballing career with clubs such as Burnley, QPR and Everton. He also had a spell in the NASL with Vancouver Whitecaps and once the most expensive player to be sold to a club outside the top flight when signing for QPR from Burnley for a fee…

Premier League ‘Tackles’: 6 of the Worst – An Alternate Take

Popular culture sees the advent of the Premier League in 1992 it as a distinct dividing line, between images of burly, mutton-chopped mullet wearers venturing to deliberately injure one another, and the preened superstars engaging in inch-perfect passing and counter-attacking seen today. That is far from the case though, and even in the Premier League…

Jamie Vardy, the most iconic footballer the World has ever seen!

Jamie Vardy is again flying high in Premier League, scoring goals for fun and leading Leicester City into a new sensational run in English football. Records are again broken under the leadership of Brendan Rodgers. When Jamie Vardy “had his last PL winning party”, back in 2015/16 he did knock a few records down “the…