Icons In Italy: Marco Van Basten

Sometimes we fans forget that our beautiful and joyous game has a harsh and unforgiving side.We forget the immense physical ordeal players put their...

When Ireland’s teenage talents ruled Europe

Even in European terms, the Republic of Ireland would not be a high-profile football nation. Its national team has qualified for just six major...

A Rivalry For The Ages? Clough’s Forest v Paisley’s Liverpool

A Rivalry For The Ages? Clough’s Forest v Paisley’s Liverpool Liverpool and Nottingham Forest’s rivalry was a passionate if relatively short-lived one that burned brightly,...

My first taste of Goodison Park

March 28th, 1970; Everton vs Chelsea at Goodison Park.Not the first game of football I ever attended. That honour goes way back to around...

Golden Goals: Carlos Alberto’s 1970 World Cup Final Strike

A goal that defined Brazil’s footballing DNA to the rest of the world and discarded of false interpretation. Carlos Alberto's strike lives on in...

Lilian Thuram: The Heart-warming and the Heartbreaking

Whenever a child is born there is really only one thing the mother wishes for. Not money, nor stardom. All they wish for is...

Innovation at its finest: The Watney Cup

When filling the gap between the football seasons held marginally less excitement than this summer did - But innovation took centre stage. As Manchester United...

Ronaldo’s Move Set To Make Him The Undisputed GOAT

Adios Mi Amigos  Cristiano Ronaldo’s nine years at Real Madrid came to an end yesterday and with it the end of an era, as the...
Terry Venables

Football’s Common Myths Debunked

Memories or Myths?  As football supporters we are not commonly known for our impartiality nor for our ability to analyse, or even remember, events accurately,...

David Smallman: Everton & Wales – What might have been

David Smallman: Everton & Wales What might have been I remember being excited as a 13-year-old when I heard about Everton's latest acquisition, 22-year-old David Smallman....