How Many Manchester United Academy Graduates Play In The Premier League
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How Many Manchester United Academy Graduates Play In The Premier League

Manchester United have one of the most prominent and successful academies in England, but as we know not all of that success is measured by how many players break through from the academy into the first team at Old Trafford. The players playing for other clubs, whether that be across Europe or in the Premier…

Mohamed Aboutrika from Egyptian Icon to Egyptian ‘Terror List’
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Mohamed Aboutrika from Egyptian Icon to Egyptian ‘Terror List’

Aboutrika’s name frequently stands out as the most obvious figure when talking about Egyptian football legends. Mohamed Aboutrika was more than just a football player; he was considered a hero in Egypt, admired for his skill on the pitch and his meaningful actions outside of it. His path took an unexpected turn when he became…

Preki: The Player Everton Signed From An Indoor Football League
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Preki: The Player Everton Signed From An Indoor Football League

In modern-day football, scouting departments of professional clubs have a knowledge that spans six continents and nearly 200 countries. We have seen Premier League clubs sign players from Africa, Asia, North America, South America, and even Oceania who have become important players. However, not many teams decide to scout in a different sport, but this was the case with Everton in 1992.
Predrag Radosavljević, more commonly known as Preki, was signed one month before the start of the inaugural Premier League season for £100,000.

Al Ahly: How They Became Africa’s Most Successful Club
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Al Ahly: How They Became Africa’s Most Successful Club

Founded in 1907 in Egypt, Al Ahly Football Club has entrenched itself as the most successful football club in African and Egyptian Football history, but this success took a lot of time to materialize and did not come without controversy between Africa’s most successful club and its federation: CAF. A History Filled With Trophies Al…

Athlone Town: When Match Fixers Bought A Football Club
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Athlone Town: When Match Fixers Bought A Football Club

When you think of a mid-table, second-division League of Ireland club, the last thing that should spring to mind is match-fixing. Unfortunately, this is not the case with Athlone Town. In late 2016, the League of Ireland’s oldest club was subject to an investment from a Portuguese firm called PRÉ SEASON, owned by Lisbon-based businessman…

Manchester United: A Club Divided On and Off The Pitch
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Manchester United: A Club Divided On and Off The Pitch

Man United are a mess of a football club. The Manchester United which we know now, is a fractured and divided club. This wasn’t always the case, to many Manchester United led by Sir Alex Ferguson ruined their childhood. The demise has been rapid, but Man United have been masters of their downfall. So where…

What happened to Simone Zaza? The former West Ham striker is still a free agent after 2 years
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What happened to Simone Zaza? The former West Ham striker is still a free agent after 2 years

Simone Zaza is the forgotten man of Italian football. The former West Ham striker has been without a club since leaving Torino in August of 2022. But how can an established Italian international go from being one of the hottest properties in football; to being left in football’s proverbial scrap heap at 32 years old…

Triestina: Too Important To Be Relegated
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Triestina: Too Important To Be Relegated

In modern football, it is a rare occurrence for a team to face relegation and subsequently be granted readmission to the top flight. Particularly within Europe’s top leagues. This seems to be more common in the lower divisions, where financial issues can cause clubs to fold due to administration. While this is a relatively rare…

The Breno Borges Story: A Bayern Munich Career That Went Down in Flames
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The Breno Borges Story: A Bayern Munich Career That Went Down in Flames

In football, nothing is certain. And nothing epitomises that more than the many failed wonderkids there are touted as the next Ronaldo, Messi, or even Lucio. Breno Vinicius Rodrigues Borges’, more simply known as Breno, life was one that was meant to be successful. At 18 years old, he was linked to Real Madrid and…