When it comes to ranking the greatest defenders of all time, Paolo Maldini is up there with the best there ever was. His calibre is proven in the European Cup and … Continue Reading Paolo Maldini : The Greatest of his Era
When Luis Figo did the unthinkable and left Barcelona to join Real Madrid’s, he became the first ‘galáctico’, thus kick-starting a footballing revolution like no other. It was, recalls Ronaldo, … Continue Reading The Galacticos Project
From the unprecedented levels of success under Sir Alex to the era of uncertainty under David Moyes, Louis vaan Gaal and then the subsequent rebuilding under Mourinho… Michael Carrick has … Continue Reading The Underrated One : Michael Carrick
Read Part-I here… Manchester City Final Position : 1st Score : 10/10 A season beyond compare. They’ve broken almost every record there is to break and have done so playing … Continue Reading Premier League 2017-18 Scorecard – Part II
Arsenal Final Position : 6th Score : 6/10 Having covered the cracks with cup wins in recent seasons, there was no bridging the chasm between real title contenders and a “top … Continue Reading Premier League 2017-18 Scorecard – Part I
The world of football is blessed with so many different styles and tactics which have evolved over a long period of time. One of them, the high defensive line tactic … Continue Reading The High Defensive Line : Football Tactics
It was a goal that took not only Zinedine Zidane’s, but also the entire football fraternity’s breath away. Launching himself at Dani Carvajal’s cross as it looped across the penalty … Continue Reading Best Bicycle Kick Goals of Modern Era
Juventus, top of Serie A, having kept clean sheets in 21 of their previous 25 games, exposed horribly in defense by Real Madrid in QF, letting in three. And yet … Continue Reading Can any team really defend in modern football ?