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5 players who have a similar playing style to football legends
5 players who have a similar playing style to football legends

It is very rare to find two players with similar styles of play.  When a youngster bursts onto the scene and his style of play is recognizable to a former great we never refuse to draw a comparison and start dubbing him as the successor to that player. Whether it is dribbling style, technical ability, or even the height and build of the player, the resemblance remains uncanny. We find it hard not to put expectations on the pl

Feb 8 2016
Success 101 - How European top clubs have succeeded on and off the pitch
Success 101 - How European top clubs have succeeded on and off the pitch

These teams have been successful for a long time and each of these teams have used different methods to reach and stay at the top. Many of us have wondered what it takes to play for the top clubs in Europe. What makes managers and clubs go for a particular profile of player so desperately that they are willing to break the bank to secure his services? These top teams in Europe have followed their ideology religiously and have had huge successes

Feb 8 2016
Who said what as Pep Guardiola is announced as Manchester City manager
Who said what as Pep Guardiola is announced as Manchester City manager

Pep Guardiola will replace Manuel Pellegrini as Manchester City manager from the start of the 2016/17 seasonThe biggest news of Transfer Deadline Day wasn’t the signing of any player but that of a manager. Manchester City announced that Pep Guardiola would be taking over as their manager, with Manuel Pellegrini stepping down from the role at the end of the season. Predictably, the biggest news of January did not pass by without comment from

Feb 2 2016
Thierry Henry believes Pep Guardiola can guide Manchester City to the Champions League
Thierry Henry believes Pep Guardiola can guide Manchester City to the Champions League

Henry played under Guardiola during his Barcelona daysFrench football great Thierry Henry believes English football club Manchester City will have a great chance of winning the Champions League under incoming manager Pep Guardiola.The English club on Monday confirmed that outgoing Bayern Munich coach Guardiola will succeed current boss Manuel Pellegrini when the Chilean's contract expires this summer.Henry, who played under Guardiola during h

Feb 2 2016
Thierry Henry urges Manchester United to appoint Jose Mourinho as head coach
Thierry Henry urges Manchester United to appoint Jose Mourinho as head coach

The French star wants Man U to replace Van Gaal with Mourinho.Former France star striker and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry on Sunday urged English football heavyweights Manchester United to replace head coach Louis van Gaal with Jose Mourinho.The Red Devils are currently fifth on the English Premier League (EPL) points table, 10 points adrift of leaders Leicester City and Henry believes Mourinho can drastically improve the performance of the club

7 club legends who could return as managers
7 club legends who could return as managers

Zinedine Zidane has thrived in his nascent career in charge of Real Madrid  It’s every fan’s dream. The scenario of a player who thrilled and delighted them on the pitch, thus earning a permanent place in their hearts, then coming back and taking charge of the club as a manager, and going on to win scores of trophies for the club. Zinedine Zidane is halfway through that scenario; the French legend enchanted the Bernabeu fai

Jan 25 2016
5 of the biggest Ballon d'Or upsets in recent years
5 of the biggest Ballon d'Or upsets in recent years

The Ballon d’Or is the most prestigious individual award football has to offer. Many great players have won it over the years. However, there have also been cases when the most deserving player was denied the honour.  Sometimes, a team plays magnificently and yet lose because of some last minute deflected goal. Similarly, when it comes to awards, less deserving people win them every now and then and it is no different here. Here are

Jan 14 2016
Thierry Henry blasts Louis Van Gaal for 'misusing' Anthony Martial
Thierry Henry blasts Louis Van Gaal for 'misusing' Anthony Martial

Anthony Martial is the youngest French player to play for the national team after Karim BenzemaThierry Henry, the one-time ace forward who presently is a Sky Sports pundit has hit out at Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal for wasting the talent and abilities of the 20-year-old striker Anthony Martial.Henry has criticized Van Gaal’s use of Martial on the flanks as opposed to his natural role as the main striker.In Van Gaal’s favo

Dec 23 2015
Who said what as Jose Mourinho 'sacked' as Chelsea manager
Who said what as Jose Mourinho 'sacked' as Chelsea manager

Jose Mourinho parted ways with Chelsea on Thursday on ‘mutual consent’ Premier League side Chelsea announced the departure of Portuguese tactician Jose Mourinho on Thursday. According to their official website, the club and Mourinho parted ways by ‘mutual consent’ after just seven months of guiding Chelsea back to the summit of English football. Chelsea have endured a torrid spell so far this season un

Dec 18 2015
Thierry Henry: Premier League title is a five-horse race
Thierry Henry: Premier League title is a five-horse race

Former Arsenal player feels Chelsea have no chance of making it to the top four Thierry Henry believes the Premier League title race is between five teams and unsurprisingly defending champions Chelsea have not made it to the list, but nor have high-flying Leicester City, as reported by The Sun. With a third of the campaign already complete, Henry believes the current champions Chelsea could easily have had a double-fig

Nov 30 2015
Comparing the best Barcelona trios of this century
Comparing the best Barcelona trios of this century

Without a hint of doubt, anyone can claim that Barcelona are the best team of this century. They have dominated domestic and European competitions, they have built amazing squads, they had and still have some of the best players in the world and they have numerous trophies to show for it. During this period of immense success, the Catalans have often had a trio perform outstandingly for them. For example, their current attacking trio of Messi, S

Nov 29 2015
Why couldn't Juventus capitalise on Thierry Henry's obvious talents?
Why couldn't Juventus capitalise on Thierry Henry's obvious talents?

Thierry Henry is Arsenal’s all-time highest goalscorer When one utters the name ‘King Henry’ to a person in England, chances are that the first two individuals that would come to mind would be the rulers of medieval Britain, the last of whom – Henry VIII, had six wives and was the architect of the Church of England. However, if you’re a football fan, a Londoner, or a millennial - chances are that the name &lsq

Nov 25 2015
UEFA's Ultimate All time XI features Steven Gerrard, Cristiano Ronaldo and Thierry Henry among others
UEFA's Ultimate All time XI features Steven Gerrard, Cristiano Ronaldo and Thierry Henry among others

Messi, Iniesta and Ronaldo feature in the UEFA All-time XI UEFA has named an All time XI consisting of players who have featured in the UEFA Team of the Year maximum number of times since its induction in 2001. The shortlist for Team of the Year 2015 is set to be disclosed on Tuesday.  The Ultimate Team of the Year as UEFA has termed it, features 18 greatest players who have graced the tournament. Greats like Carles Puyol, Philipp Lah

Nov 23 2015
Most one-sided El Clasico encounters between Real Madrid and Barcelona
Most one-sided El Clasico encounters between Real Madrid and Barcelona

With the El Clasico almost upon us, now is perhaps the ideal time to reminisce some of the one-sided contests between legendary rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona. Some of the matches featured stalwarts of the club, some (expectedly) were controversial, some a long time back (1935, anyone?). But they all had one thing common. They had a clear winner and gave one side the bragging rights over the other, making these matches an essential part of the

Nov 21 2015
#NoMatterWhat - Why Thierry Henry’s physical attributes made him the Premier League’s most complete striker
#NoMatterWhat - Why Thierry Henry’s physical attributes made him the Premier League’s most complete striker

Henry was a physical specimen as a striker – he had great power and speed, apart from his ability to finish Arsenal’s Thierry Henry is undoubtedly a true Premier League great and there is no questioning him being a legendary figure at the club. The striker was the club’s best player at a time when Arsene Wenger’s side were the best in the country and he helped make his team even better. Among the great forwards

Nov 18 2015
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