1994 World Cup: The Letter of Fourteeners Mutiny

The 1994 World Cup is famous for two things; being the first held outside of Europe and South America, and Diana Ross’ goal-exploding penalty – of which she missed by some distance - at the opening ceremony. The tournament is without a general wonder goal such as James Rodriguez’ in Brazil, or a pivotal moment like Paul Gascoigne’s yellow card at Italia ‘90, however, highly emotional moments have burned into our retina’s today; Diego Maradona’s lung-bursting roar against Greece and subsequent … [Read more...]

FC Ufa – How To Run a Small Club in Russia

When FC Ufa was promoted to the Premier League (RFPL) in 2014, they were one of the smallest sides in history to make the top flight. Having only existed since 2010, it took them just three seasons to rise from Professional Football League (PFL), the third tier, to the top flight, though many predicted it would not last long. How could a side like Ufa last in a league dominated by elite teams? The answer lies not just on the pitch, but behind the scenes.   At Europe's End Ufa is one of … [Read more...]

Denis Cheryshev to Liverpool Intensified Last Night

Last night it was confirmed by sources at Liverpool Football Club that young starlet Raheem Sterling would be unwilling to extend his contract with the 19 time English Champions. The sale of Sterling is looking more likely now but a replacement for the England international is required to replace the departing winger In recent weeks, Marca and AS, both high profiled newspapers in Spain have claimed Brendan Rodgers is keen to snap up unwanted Real Madrid star Denis Cheryshev. The Russian … [Read more...]