Tactic Analysis – Pep Guardiola and Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has come to Manchester and Manchester welcomed him with open arms. Well the blue side anyway. The red side of Manchester watched with gritted teeth as the Spaniard was confirmed as the successor to Manuel Pellegrini as Manchester City manager in January as his contract ran down at Bayern Munich. This was met with…

Ballon D’or 2015: Who Should Win It?

What a year 2015 was for football. Countless broken records and new heights reached by both clubs and players who all strived to achieve the best.2015 saw the craziest and wonderfully crazy things happen such as Chelsea’s implosion, Barcelona beating Real Madrid 4-0 at the Bernabeu and Messi’s delicious goal against Bayern Munich in which he…

Champions League Quarter Final – Preview

With the Champions League now in the 2nd round of knockout stages, this is where the Champions League really hots up. With each team agonising close to final in Lisbon, each minute, each shot, each block and each goal counts. Yesterday was the draw for Quarter final and I felt like I could hear the…

Player Comparison: Neymar and Gareth Bale

The Welsh Wizard or the Brazilian Brilliance? Both Neymar and Bale made switches to La liga last summer for staggering price tags, Neymar’s transfer however has recently been put under scrutiny and has slightly tainted the whole transfer and the controversy seemed to have got to Neymar, maybe the reason for his recent dip in…

Ballon D’or 2013: Who Should Win It?

The ballon D’or. The one trophy every footballer would want to win apart from of course the World Cup but as an individual award. it surpasses awards such as a league’s top scorer as if you are rewarded the Ballon D’or, you are considered the best player in the world and you have a trophy…

4 Young Players to Look Out For This Season

Clubs are always looking for fresh young talent to harbour and develop into world class players. The 2012/13 season saw some of the finest young players break out into Europe and also in this years Confed cup held by and won by Brazil. There are players such as Mario Gotze and and Oscar who I…