Kelechi Iheanacho – Young Talent Struggling to Deliver

The final whistle rang out as Leicester wrapped up their final away game for the 18/19 campaign. While Kompany’s 70th minute strike gave the Sky Blues a win, Leicester’s best chance to level the score came with Kelechi Iheanacho, with…

Domenico Berardi – The forgotten future of Italian football?

The name Domenico Berardi hasn’t been used in the transfer rumor mills for the last couple of years, but there was a time, not too long in the past when the forward was touted as the hottest property in Italy.…

Omar Abdulrahman: “Arabian Messi” who never took the gamble

The Arabian Peninsula is one of the blessed regions of the world, but when people think of it, they usually only think about it being an oil-rich region. While that is true of the region, what is also true is…

Counter Attack: Q and A with the Creator

Counter Attack is a new football strategy game designed by a couple from Scotland, Colin and Rachel. We caught Colin to talk about how and why the game was developed. Where did the original idea for the game come from?…

Has the Desire for European Glory Made Domestic Football Irrelevant?

The desire for European glory is now apparent in all clubs. This season we have seen the likes of Ajax trying to fulfil their purpose by regaining the prestigious trophy that was once theirs. The 2018/19 Champions League has provided…

Diego Lainez – The “Mexican Messi” of Real Betis

On 10 January 2019, 18-year-old Diego Lainez joined La Liga club Real Betis from Liga MX side América on a five-year contract reportedly worth $14 million. It was a dream come true for the teenager, who always wanted to play…

Martin Ødegaard: What Happened to Real Madrid’s Prodigy?

Remember Martin Ødegaaed, the Norwegian wonderkid was supposed to be the future, wasn’t he? Signed for big money at a young age, the Norwegian was being touted as the next great European midfielder, but it hasn’t worked out that way…

Freddy Adu: What Happened to the Next Pele?

At 14, Freddy Adu put pen to paper on a sponsorship deal with Nike worth more than $700,000, after he became the youngest athlete ever to sign a professional contract in the United States, when he was selected by the…

Cohen Bramall: A Journey From Non-League to Arsenal

In an era of top-notch academies and huge international scouting networks, many players still rise from semi-pro football leagues to the top of domestic game. In a time when the financial gap between the Premier League and the rest is…

Gael Kakuta – Chelsea’s Prodigy Who Lost His Way

In 2007, Guy Hillion, one of the most respected scouts in France described a 16-year-old Gael Kakuta as the “most gifted player of his generation”. It seemed like his outrageous ability and a talent surely destined for greatness and was…