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…

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…

Is Gareth Bale really worth £100 million?

Currently the most expensive player is C.Ronaldo who Real Madrid bought from Manchester United for a record fee of £80 million. Bale and Ronaldo are both left wingers and both have similar traits, they are very fast and agile and they both have a monstrous shot on them. Ronaldo was at United for 6 years…

Brazil World Cup 2014

It’s less than a year away. the biggest event in football. The world cup. Will world champions Spain retain their status or is it another country’s time? After the Confed cup thrashing by Brazil, is it the end of tika-taka era? I don’t think so. I’ve read that people think Spain have lost their touch when in fact…

Players to Look Out For Next Season

As you know, the 2012/13 season was hectic with new signings, controversies and just simply amazing things. From the signing of want-away Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie to Manchester United, the Nani red card that cost United progression in the Champions League to the 7-0 aggregate thrashing of Barcelona from Bayern Munich who went to claim…

Player Comparison: Gareth Bale and Eden Hazard

Arguably, Bale and Hazard had a huge effect on their respective club’s performance although Spurs did not achieve their season target which was to secure a Champions League place, Bale helped them finish 5th which could have easily been taken by Everton. Bale also won 2 awards, PFA player of the year and also PFA…

Has Money Taken Over Football?

Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Samir Nasri. Samuel Eto’o. Some of the names that come to mind when you think of players who have left their clubs in pursuit of more money. The main culprit of this crime is Eto’o. a player who has won the most prestigious trophy in European football, the Champions League 3 times, twice…