Monthly Archives: December 2011

Legends of Football: Edgar Davids

“The Pitbull” or “the one man engine-room of the team” Edgar Davids was my first footballing legend. A no nonsense player who clearly showed his passion and pride for the shirt every time he walked on to the pitch. I … Continue reading

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Legends of football: Roberto Baggio

My “legend” is Roberto Baggio.  Although he may not grace the lists of greatest players such as Pele, Maradona, Zindane and Messi, he is my legend.  When you are a young football fanatic you worship certain players, players who ignite your imagination, players … Continue reading

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Legends of football: Raúl

Everyone remembers the first time they had a player’s name on the back of a replica shirt. For me, it was ‘Raúl’ that sat proudly above number 10 on a 1998 Spain home shirt. (Annoyingly for me, the following year … Continue reading

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Chelsea vs. Manchester City, and how a Careless Tweet Exposed the Malignancy of Modern Football

Football clubs have become horrible white noise generators, distracting fans from the steady exploitation of their owners. Continue reading

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