Xabi Alonso

Mediocre Midfielder not the Answer

August 8, 2012

As Joe Allen moves ever closer to securing a £15million move to Liverpool, it beggars belief that such a great old club would even want to bring the Welsh youngster in. Allen has had one half-decent season at Swansea City in the top flight, a side who played with abandon and got away with it, […] […]

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The English Model vs. the Continental Model

June 16, 2011

The recent successes of the Spanish National team in the last two international tournaments, 2008 European Championships and the 2010 World Cup has highlighted a wind of change in world football. Couple Spain’s international glory with the emergence of Barcelona combining winning football with fantasy, flair and creativity and you have a recipe f […]

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UEFA slip up, but will farce prevail again?

November 24, 2010

Over the last week, I have been socialising with a psychopath, who very much enjoys punching random strangers in the face whilst they enjoy their day-to-day antics. His swagger intrigues me, as does his own outlook, as he scopes the towns around the area for new places to pounce. Now, in one specific place there […] […]

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