With the FIFA Men’s World Cup well into its third week and the apparent “controversy” of the tournament showing no signs of letting up and the western media hell-bent on criticising hosts Qatar’s Islamic laws, beliefs, and culture at every given opportunity. Also with the western world actively encouraging footballers to speak out against QatarContinue reading “This is me”
Category Archives: Football
EURO 2020; the good, the bad and the damn right ugly.
As the Euro 2020 tournament came to an end last weekend with England narrowly missing out on their first ever European Championship with a penalty shootout defeat against Italy we saw the positives and the negatives of English society. I wanted to explore what we have seen in the last 4 weeks and what itContinue reading “EURO 2020; the good, the bad and the damn right ugly.”
Why we love football so much
As every Liverpool fan all over the world is now beginning to recover from the mad celebrations of Sunday’s dramatic late win, in which goalkeeper Alisson Becker scored a 94th minute winner to give The Reds all three points away at West Brom to keep their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League alive, IContinue reading “Why we love football so much”
Why this means more
Liverpool Football Club, Premiere League Champions! Ah that feels good to say and as fans begin to celebrate Liverpool’s triumph the reality of the Reds ending the 30 year drought for a league title is beginning to sink in. While emotions and feelings are running high and for some may be a little too much toContinue reading “Why this means more”
From the brink of bankruptcy to becoming Champions of the World: A look at the last decade for Liverpool Football Club
As we approach 2020 and the end of the decade the meteorite rise of Liverpool Football Club has been a story that has stood out in the sporting world. From being within two weeks of going out of business at the beginning of the decade Liverpool are now finishing it by winning the Club WorldContinue reading “From the brink of bankruptcy to becoming Champions of the World: A look at the last decade for Liverpool Football Club”
He’s our centre-half, our number four
Virgil van Dijk has been the topic of conversation for Liverpool fans more or less ever since he joined the club in January 2018. The large towering centre-back has brought a calmness to the Liverpool backline that hasn’t been seen since Jamie Carragher hung up his boots in 2013. Van Dijk’s performances have elevated LiverpoolContinue reading “He’s our centre-half, our number four”
Where is the love?
The Black Eyed Peas famously asked the question in 2003 of “where is the love?” and as we start the new 2019/20 football season that question has never been more poignant than it is at this moment. With racists incidents dominating football headlines every week last season and this campaign beginning in the same manner,Continue reading “Where is the love?”
What Istanbul means to me
In life everybody talks about that one life-changing moment, a moment where time stands still, everything slows down and in that one moment, you realise your life has completely changed, whether that’s for the better or for the worst everybody has these moments in their life. For me, that moment came on the 25th ofContinue reading “What Istanbul means to me”