To be very honest, no team scared me like Chelsea did before the draw after the Group Stage. The fear wasn’t because I didn’t want us playing against them (this Chelsea is nothing compared to the sides of the past), the fear was because whenever we play Chelsea, they put all their effort in the […]Read More Barça v Chelsea – Talking Points
The 2017/18 season is about to start. You’ve lost the league that you’ve dominated for so long to underdogs Monaco and you’ve been thrown off the cliff of Europe’s elite after blowing away a four goal lead in Spain to Barcelona. Your only triumph of the season is only a (pretty much guaranteed) domestic cup. […]Read More Great Expectations.
In football, only a handful of players can craft and dictate a game the way Leo Messi can. However, in the return leg with PSG, we saw something else. We saw someone else take that responsibility and push the team forward: Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. What we saw that night was nothing short of […]Read More The Catalan Miracle
The prospect of a club giving in Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Alexis Sanchez would have seemed ludicrous a few months back but here we are as Manchester United make another addition to their “arsenal” and Arsenal add a much-needed right-sided player to their squad as they have let go of Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott recently. First […]Read More A Tale of Two Cities
While both have had incredible qualifying campaigns, the obvious questions still linger: will they win the World Cup? Will the Germans keep their crown or will the Spaniards reclaim it once and for all? The signs are there for both. Spain, following the retirement of their most successful manager Vicente Del Bosque, have gone back […]Read More Football’s Grandest Stage
Last game of the Qualifiers for the World Cup, a win needed to make it to Russia, and all eyes on Messi himself. What happens next? A masterclass. A hat-trick from La Pulga to secure a place for next year’s tournament. An efficient clutch performance, an outrageous chip, and persistence was needed to book a […]Read More D10S
Growing up a Barcelona fan and witnessing Leo Messi’s arrival into the first-team and his eventual dominance of the world, I could never have predicted that there’d be a time where he would struggle to make it to the World Cup with his national side. A trophy that was inches away from his hands three […]Read More One Last Chance