Euro’s close, all the important facts and figures, let the fun begin!

We have just finished the domestic seasons, the Europa League and Champions League final are also settled with teams and players ready for a well earned vacation on it’s way, but for the best players in Europe they are without the pleasure. Teams qualified for the Euro’s are well into their preparations with friendlies to…

Alun Evans, teenage sensation and his three goals v. Bayern Munich

Alun Evans was a teenage sensation moving to Anfield from Wolves in 1968. The transfer fee was £110 000 and at that time the highest fee paid for a teenager in Britain. Evans made the move after one single season in the Wolves first team. The move to Liverpool looked good in his first season…

Stop criticising Timo Werner, top man, top level, volcano to explode

Timo Werner’s first season at Chelsea tells a story of a player that makes everything happen and gets to a great number of chances, but sometimes being unfortunate in his attempts, but with this potential Chelsea are close to a massive breakthrough. Close to a volcano, but still not yet blossomed fully and with that…

Sweden, a total belief in a systematic approach

Sweden are as almost always qualified for a new big tournament in football. A grand football nation with special traditions and some astonishing results in the early years of the game. Olympic gold medalist back in 1948 and 10 years later at home playing in the World Cup final v. Brazil. As we are entering…

Claudio Pizarro, unique life of football in a different class

He has not grabbed all the top headlines of football, but his life in the game is a bit sensational, keeping it going until passing 40. Claudio Pizarro made his last appearance in a game against Mainz in June 2020. In a spectacular career he had his fifth spell with Werder Bremen at the time….

Pep Guardiola and Manchester City, champions of England

After it was clear that Leicester City had defeated Manchester United at Old Trafford, time was again there to crown Manchester City league winners in England. They have fought off competition from many directions this season, not really starting in the best way possible. The fact that they had to see Leicester City winning at…

Wayne on the brink, take it or leave it, staying up or going down?

Wayne Rooney will face a difficult task taking on another relegation rival for their showdown at Pride Park tomorrow Saturday. This will decide to outcome of a relegation fight and it would difficult to stay in charge if the relegation happens for The Rams. The former Manchester United and Everton forward, and a legend at…