You are here
Home > Profiles (Page 2)

Mourinho at Manchester United – Where did it all go wrong for the Special One?

mourinho

Manchester United, a brand synonymous with winning. Jose Mourinho, the biggest winning coach in the sport. When the pair was combined, everyone in world football seemed to sit up and take notice. United, a club whose supporters proclaim proudly they're 'Not Arrogant, Just Better'. That seems like the title Mourinho

The men in contention to replace Mourinho – Howe, Zidane, Jardim & Pochettino

howe

In May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson implored an emotional Stretford End to 'stand by your new manager'. United fans duly complied, roaring on David Moyes to make a good fist of world football's toughest job. 'The Chosen One', as a huge banner across the Stretford End proclaimed Moyes to be,

Dimitar Berbatov – A Touch of Perfection From Blagoevgrad

berbatov

Certain moments in football lend themselves to immortality on highlight reels when they occur. At Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson, those instances were never too far away. Even so, this piece of play remains fresh in the head. In late October 2008, West Ham arrived at Old Trafford to

Virgil van Dijk – The colossus at the heart of Liverpool’s title challenge

dijk defence

🗣 "Virgil van Dijk. Too big. Too fast. Loves fighting. Smells nice. He runs past you and you're like 'ooh' smelling him.” - Troy Deeney, Circa 2018 He might have only been with Liverpool for the better part of a year, but both fans and critics describe Virgil van Dijk using superlatives -

Breaking Down The Brand: A Tactical Analysis of Sarri-Ball

sarri

“I’ve come to realize that there’s a child in every footballer, a child who is playing a game. That’s where the fun part is. And when players are having fun, they are more productive." - Maurizio Sarri  Chelsea Football Club have been having a lot of fun in the past four

Patrick McEleney – From humble Beginnings to League of Ireland Stardom

Patrick McEleney may not be a name known to many outside the proud island of Ireland, but those who are familiar with the Derry-born playmaker are fully aware of just how special he is. Born in the heart of Derry city, McEleney followed any young player’s dream by representing his local

Anthony Martial – The French Sensation On A Roller-Coaster Ride

bayern transfer target martial

There seemed an air of unease around Old Trafford. Christian Benteke had just crashed Liverpool back into contention at Old Trafford with a superb bicycle kick. With the score at 2-1, United manager Louis van Gaal brought on new signing Anthony Martial, whom the English media had welcomed with their

Frank Rijkaard – Barcelona’s Unsung Hero

rijkaard

Written by Aadharsh Shrimanikandan “Why do we fall, sir? So that we can learn to pick up?”.Let me take you back to a beautiful part of Spain-Catalonia. The Catalans were always fond of their football and Futbol Club Barcelona is of prime importance to them as they consider it a sizeable

Kepa Arrizabalaga – From Bilbao To The Bridge

WHEN World Cup Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois went AWOL from training, hell-bent on securing a move to Real Madrid after the showpiece event in Russia this summer, the Chelsea board wanted an ideal replacement before they could sell the Belgian. With only three days to go before the transfer

Baichung Bhutia – The Man Who Revolutionised Indian Football In The 21st Century

bhutia

The Beautiful Game – A reoccurring exclusive where fans talk about their fondest/most unforgettable memories relating to football. Today, EADF writer Sivan John recollects his first memory of India's original football superstar Baichung Bhutia and traces his glittering career. In his book Barefoot to Boots, renowned journalist and commentator Novy Kapadia mentioned

Krzysztof Piątek – The Polish Trailblazer Setting Serie A Alight

If Krzysztof Piątek’s story was pitched to Hollywood executives, they would turn their noses up at this notion and fling the script onto the pile of monotonous ideas for sports films at their disposal. However, the Pole’s blockbuster start to life at Genoa is anything but predictable. From plying his

Top