Category Archives: Football players

Gary Charles and his new life helping addicts

He went down in history as a solid England defender and player for the likes of Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa and West Ham. But it’s unknown to many that Gary Charles, who has now been sober for 12 years, uses his experience to help those who are battling with addiction. Although his own struggles played out publicly at the height of his career, part of his recovery journey and his mission to help others comes with the work he does…
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West Ham star falls hook, line and sinker for Noble ruse

Camaraderie is hugely important in football, giving teams a vital edge against opposition that aren’t all on the same page. With that in mind, West Ham United fans will be delighted to discover that key members of their squad are fostering a fantastic team spirit. Hammers’ captain Mark Noble is well known for leading from the front and doing what he can to generate positivity around the squad. The midfielder has recently showcased that ability perfectly after teaming up with…
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Ranking the 5 Best England U-21 players

After a considerable gap, the England national team structure is finally booming again. Gareth Southgate’s revolutionized the Three Lions domination on the world stage and the array of talent has helped his case.  England are rightly considered one of the betting favourites to win the 2021 U-21 Euros – click here to find a list of the best new betting sites of 2019 - that's in no small part to the improved quality of talent and coaching in the England…
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Eight tricks footballers use to stay calm

Remaining calm under pressure is one of the most important attributes a top-class footballer can possess. Players who suffer from nerves or get over-excited before or during games can suffer a significant drop in their performance, potentially costing their team the opportunity to win a match. There are many factors that can affect performance, but it is possible to use numerous techniques that will allow players to relax and perform to the best of their abilities. Read on as we…
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The rise of super human footballers

Modern-day football has changed rapidly since the start of this century, with developments in sports science making the game a very different place than was previously the case. There are four main strands to sports science - physiology, psychology, motor control/learning and biomechanics – with each playing an important part in enhancing player performance. First utilised by the former Eastern Bloc nations back in the 1950s, there was a big boom in the study of sports towards the end of…
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EPL Transfers which could take place In January 2019

There has been a lot of gossip since the transfer market closed in the summer and with it closing early this time around, many missed out of their prime targets which are why we could see a busy January window. Normally when clubs try to sign players during this period the prices are sky high due to the impact it will have on the team the player is leaving. If you fancy a punt on any transfers you think will…
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Isco says Modric should win 2018 Ballon d’Or

It’s been a massive year for Real Madrid’s Luka Modric. He’s already won the Champions League, played in a World Cup final and won the Golden Ball at the 2018 World Cup, now his team-mate Isco says the Croatian should be awarded the 2018 Ballon d’Or award too. (more…)
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How worried should we be about the recent Danish football crisis?

After Denmark were predictably beaten 3-0 in a recent international friendly against Slovakia, it became apparent that the problems facing the international team were much bigger than first feared. For many, the match represented the kind of match which you play on your games console, whereby your friend picks Real Madrid whilst you opt to play as whoever is at the bottom of the football league pyramid at the time. Denmark included an internet star, a student and a number…
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