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…

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…

Player Comparison: Edison Cavani and Radamel Falcao

The Unstoppable Uruguayan or the Clinical Colombian? Both strikers made moves to Ligue 1 in France in the summer, both of their transfer fees totalling up to an amazing £106m (Cavani to PSG – £55m, Falcao to Monaco – £51m). Last season in La Liga and Serie A respectfully, both players had exceptional seasons with…

Premier League Opening Weekend 13/14: Review

It’s back. The best football league in the world, the Premier League and what an opening weekend it was. From the Special one’s first game back in charge of the blues, to David Moyes’ starting the hardest job in world football, replacing Sir Alex as manager at Manchester United. I’ll be talking about the top…

Ronaldo Back to United: The Time Is Right

Recently there have been reports of a sensational move of Cristiano Ronaldo returning back to Old Trafford and reuniting with former team mates such as Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs and not to mention fellow countryman Luis Nani. Although there have been other reports of CR7 signing a long-term contract extension with Real Madrid, nothing has…