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The Wayne Rooney effect at DC United – Form is temporary, class is permanent

Rooney

By Yusuf Rehman Wayne Rooney. The name in itself unleashes a torrent of emotions both amongst fans and pundits. Over the years the top goalscorer for both Manchester United and England has received a fair amount of criticism from fans, pundits and keyboard warriors. Some say he never reached his full

The Phenomenon called El Niño – Looking back at Fernando Torres’ memorable journey from Madrid to Tosu

By Bhargav Joglekar A couple of weeks ago, Fernando Torres announced that he would be retiring from football at a press conference he called in Tokyo. He had informed his fans about the press conference a couple of days in advance via an Instagram post. Immediately, speculation started circling about what

Yaya Toure -“Putting Manchester United ‘in the shadow’ is my greatest Manchester City achievement”

Toure

Fans of Manchester City and the Premier League were incredibly disheartened at the sight of one of its greatest ever midfielders retiring. It had been later clarified that Gnégnéri Yaya Touré was not going anywhere; he still believes he has it in him and is ready to prove himself for

Bruno Fernandes – Sporting CP’s midfield metronome hot on the radar of Europe’s giants

fernandes

Written by Vinayak Manoj & Srinivas Sadhanand Born in a small town in Portugal near Porto called Maia, Bruno Fernandes’ humble beginnings were at local club, Infesta in the youth league in 2002. However, Fernandes’ move to fellow regional club, Boavista kicked his career into gear. A central midfielder by trade,

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