The idea of a North vs South match in England has entertained many minds, but should it come to reality, would it be as welcome? It has its pros and cons. but with a few ground rules, it could suit all.
With the likes of Marcelo Bielsa, Gabriel Batistuta and Diego Simeone, much was expected from Argentina at the 2002 World Cup. However, they were underwhelming, and plunged the nation into further sadness.
As Daniele De Rossi calls time on his career, here’s an ode to a legendary midfielder who gave his life to AS Roma, a club that he just could not stop being passionate about.
After his sacking at Everton, many questions have been raised over what Marco Silva truly brings to the table. Early signs were there in his previous spells, but after his bumpy run on Merseyside, his future in in limbo.
At the end of a stint filled with loads of criticism came two World Cups and a legacy recognising Jill Ellis as arguably the greatest coach in women’s football history. This is her story in US soccer.
Despite playing for Barcelona and Espanyol, Ivan de la Peña is a man whose talents are well-recognised and for that reason, he is a revered figure in the city with career to be proud of.
Jimmy Hill was a fine footballer, but it is his efforts off the pitch that are widely-praised. The changes he implemented, from electronic boards and removing the wage cap, were revolutionary, and he is a pioneer in British football.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeneß retires after 49 years at the club. His legacy speaks for itself, but his personality will continue to divide opinions long after his departure.
An ode to Germany and Bayern Munich Bastian Schweinsteiger after he called time on a glorious career where he won the biggest prizes in football at club and international level.
A successful player and now an exciting manager, Carlo Ancelotti’s time on the pitch has inspired his spells on the touchline as he now leads Napoli into a fascinating era.
Filled with enormous talent but a dodgy attitude, Mario Balotelli has shown glimpses of brilliance but never fulfilled his potential. Now at home with Brescia, he has a big chance to remind everyone how good he truly is.
When Fabio Quagliarella moved to Napoli, his hometown club, trophies were expected and dreams were to be fulfilled. When he left, there was anger, but that was never understood fully. This is the story of it all.
Once compared to Lionel Messi, Marko Marin’s career has taken several tumultous turns and he has now settled in Belgrade, where he is a revered figure. This is his story.
As Keylor Navas heads to Paris Saint-Germain, the question has to be asked: what is his legacy amongst the great goalkeepers of the modern era?