Monthly Archive:: August 2018

Clint Dempsey retires: A look at the career of an American legend

The footballing world heard the news today that after fifteen years, over two hundred goals and six trophies, Clint Dempsey has announced his retirement aged 35. Now, when I think of Dempsey, what comes

Why having loans with an option to buy is a terrible idea

One of my favored teams, AC Milan, has been very busy when it comes to loans with an option to buy lately. Gonzalo Higuain and Tiemoue Bakayoko are on loan from Juventus and Chelsea

The Nations League: A look at Europe’s newest international competition

The date is the 6th of September, 2018. It’s a cold, winter evening at the Astana Arena in Kazakhstan. Bauyrzhan Islamkhan and Jaba Kankava, captains of their respective national sides, meet in the middle of

An Open Letter to West Ham

Dear West Ham   As a West Ham fan, I am the most confused person alive right now. I didn’t think that it was possible to have a worse start than last year, but

Premier League: Our round 3 predictions

So, the official FootyFans tipping competition kicked off a week ago, and it was Blake who came out on top, getting 7 out of a possible 20 points. Just behind him was Zac with

What could have been: A Palermo XI

If you haven’t heard of the Italian team Palermo, I don’t blame you. They’re a fairly poor Italian club based in Palermo, Sicily, and flit in between the Serie A and the Serie B.

Zac’s Top Transfers 2018/19

Well with most of the transfers this window already over I thought that I might as well rank my top five. Now let’s get into it. Short and snappy, I like it! 5. Jorginho

Spanish football is coming to the United States

Last week, La Liga announced that they are moving at least one match every season to the United States for the next decade and a half. They’ve made a deal with a U.S. media

Zidane to United – My thoughts

The past few days have been full of more speculation over Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s future. Constant clashes with the board, his constant blasting of players, the way he’s treated Anthony Martial, his

Premier League: Our Round 2 Predictions

Welcome to Footy Fans’ official tipping competition for the Premier League. This competition will take place between myself, and my two co-owners, Blake and Zac. The rules are very simple. 1 point for predicting the