What Next For Ajax Sensation Hakim Ziyech?

What Next For Ajax Sensation Hakim Ziyech?

The date was March, 2019 as Ajax travelled from Amsterdam to the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu – the home of the defending champions of the UEFA Champions League – to play the second leg of the Round of 16. The hosts were playing at their fortress after barely emerging with a first leg 2-1 lead. However, there was still a sense the result wasn’t in doubt. Even the most optimistic of Ajax fans could only foresee…

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Philippe Coutinho and stuffing square pegs in round holes

Philippe Coutinho and stuffing square pegs in round holes

(Photo Credits: Independent BD) ‘The Brazilian magician is all set to light up the Camp Nou this summer’ ran a line in the Barcelona sub-section on Nike’s official website that featured an image of Philippe Coutinho in the Blaugrana. Fun fact though, this gimmick on their website actually took place before Barcelona even reached a mouth-watering deal with Liverpool and was deleted minutes later. To save face of the Nike digital media intern that posted…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: A Step Towards The Future

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: A Step Towards The Future

(Photo Credit: Evening Standard) 8th May, 2013. A date which has been etched into the mind of every Manchester United fan. It was the day that Sir Alex Ferguson announced that his time with the club was coming to an end, and he was going to retire at the end of the football season. The fans of Manchester United mourned all across the world, although they had known that this day would inevitably arrive. While…

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Lucien Favre And The Renaissance Of The Yellow Wall

Lucien Favre And The Renaissance Of The Yellow Wall

(Photo Credits: KTS Kenya) ‘Football is like cake!’, exclaimed Lucien Favre in an interview with Bild. But what exactly did he mean by that? “Running a football club is a lot like baking a cake. You might be finished kneading the dough and suddenly sugar or cinnamon is missing. The mix always makes the difference- miss one detail and the cake fails,” spoke the Dortmund manager in immaculate analogies. Well, if that’s the case, then…

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Mauricio Pochettino – The Most Wanted Man In World Football

Mauricio Pochettino – The Most Wanted Man In World Football

(Photo Credits: Chelsea FC Latest News) Step aside Messi and Ronaldo, there is a new name on the wishlist of two of the biggest clubs in world football – Mauricio Roberto PochettinoTrossero. Both Manchester United and Real Madrid sacked the managers they started the season with in Jose Mourinho and Julen Lopetegui respectively. Furthermore, both clubs hired interim managers to see through until the end of the season. United brought in a club legend in…

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