BREAKING GROUND: GARETH SOUTHGATE’S ODYSSEY FROM MIDDLESBROUGH TO NATIONAL HERO

At the bold age of 36, defender Gareth Southgate hung his boots after 57 caps for the Three Lions and a solid career in the Premier League. Remembering notable moments in his career was easy for the football community that labelled him as a ‘loser’ ever since the penalty miss against Germany ruined his nations’ hopes. Football wouldn’t come home after his poor effort. This … Continue reading BREAKING GROUND: GARETH SOUTHGATE’S ODYSSEY FROM MIDDLESBROUGH TO NATIONAL HERO

BREAKING GROUND: MASSIMILIANO ALLEGRI’S DEVELOPMENT IN THE LOWER LEAGUES OF ITALIAN FOOTBALL

The phoenix is a mythical creature that has the ability to rise again from its own ashes after it gorges itself in its own majestic flames. Massimiliano Allegri’s flames were never majestic but his rise from the ashes has doused all of the ghosts from his past and his ongoing blaze of glory with Juventus is a testament to his stubborn determination. Allegri is a … Continue reading BREAKING GROUND: MASSIMILIANO ALLEGRI’S DEVELOPMENT IN THE LOWER LEAGUES OF ITALIAN FOOTBALL

BREAKING GROUND: PEP GUARDIOLA’S BARCELONA EDUCATION THAT CHANGED MODERN FOOTBALL

Basking in the warm glow of the May sunshine, Josep Guardiola Sala was on top of the English game. Gabriel Jesus’s last minute lobbed goal against Southampton had helped Manchester City secure a 100-point season, a feat not achieved in the modern Premier League era. This completed a domestic double for the blue side of Manchester and this was rightly followed by adulation from all … Continue reading BREAKING GROUND: PEP GUARDIOLA’S BARCELONA EDUCATION THAT CHANGED MODERN FOOTBALL