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Coutinho.2022

The year is 2022 and a magician is back in town…well, the Premier League. Do you remember him bounding around Anfield and curling 35 yard screamers into the onion sack week-in, week-out? I do, but that was 2015 and this is 2022. Switching the Camp Nou for Villa Park and leaping boundlessly into the arms […]

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Cassano.

“Il Gioiello di Bari Vecchia” This story as the title suggests begins in the Southern Italian city of Bari and in particular the San Nicola district of Bari Vecchia. This is where the subject of this article was born and raised, playing football amongst the cobbled streets and gaining that ever so present ability to […]

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Three Lions in the Dirt

Euro 2020…Football is back, Euphoria at a cost? Where do we begin? I’ll start by drowning in the glory of what was a fantastic football tournament, needless to say we all needed this particular competition more than we actually knew… Yes, Football had re-emerged from a quite frankly obscure moment in time as we were […]

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V.A.R.

What do we want? More Goals, more Hoops or more Touchdowns? Questions that burn in the memory of American Vs European sports. I haven’t watched much American sports, but I’ve been a firm spectator for many many years. More embracing of the colourful jerseys and the ad hoc synergy of the commentators. From afar it […]

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2021 Cycling Season Predictions:

So, who’s going to win the brightly coloured jerseys? Well, it’s been a huge shake-up across teams, and whilst Ineos Grendiers have the lion’s share of Grand Tour winners, it’s still a very open season. Predictions and speculations; Geraint Thomas (Ineos): Focusing on Le Tour, but a return to form has been a long-time coming, […]

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Contra Le Monde

This article shouldn’t take you more than four minutes to read. In those four minutes, Contra Le Monde can catch you up on everything that’s been happening in World Cycling. To blow your mind immediately…DISC BRAKES ARE ALLOWED NOW…I know, right? Whilst it feels like the cycling calendars are closely synced with primary school term-times […]

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Austin 45

Austin 45, its sounds like a nostalgic American Sports Car, revved up smoking wheels, Skulls and Fluffy Dice dangling from the Mirror, with our protagonist driving off into the Nevada Desert Sunset… But, this is Shepherds Bush and Home to a Football Club that never offers you a dull moment and tonight it is the […]

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“Le Zebre”

“Le Zebre”. He walks tall in Black and White, cutting through the planes and then onto the riverside. The air and grace of Le Zebre. Paul Pogba for me is one of the greatest Football Players alive and playing the game. My first vison of seeing this ability was him wearing the Black and White […]

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Diego Maradona – USA 94’

#GOAT How do you write an article on an Idol, a Football Idol? I’ll start by writing his name Diego Maradona. The year is 2020 and battle has commenced, on society at least, I won’t bore you with the depiction of living conditions but let’s just say that life and community as we know it […]

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The Premierships New Clothes

It’s important to remember the true spirit of Football, am I right? Earlier in the week a well-known football writer suggested that the new football dreams of billionaires owning football clubs and throwing millions upon millions at elite sportsmen(and women) is a new age of Sportage and should be celebrated instead of us curling our […]

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