Marching On Together: Part 5 – Goals Galore

We went into the 2020/21 campaign having sealed Leeds United's place in the Premier League and enjoying a rise in financial clout as a result. That allowed us to spend a bit more money to strengthen in the summer. Our main signing was Argentinian winger Rodrigo De Paul, who came in for £9.75 million from... Continue Reading →

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Atalanta Avventura: Part 37 – At the Quadruple

Last time out we stepped into 2034 on a run of 59 league games without defeat and having progressed to the knockout stages of the Champions League and into the Italian Cup semi-finals. Unusually for us, we only saw one player leave the club in January, and even then it was only a loan as... Continue Reading →

Atalanta Avventura: Part 15 – Defending Serie A

Having completed the first ever Serie A title in Atalanta history in the 2023/24 campaign, the expectations were heightened for the next campaign. The season began with some major departures, as we brought into £141 million in sales. That included selling unsettled winger Frederic Pereira to Atletico Madrid for £26.5 million and academy product Dejan... Continue Reading →

Weird FIFA’s weird awards ceremony

This article was first published on my Medium page. FIFA has always been a weird organisation. From the really awful activities of Sepp Blatter and co through to the modern day weirdness of last night’s very odd ‘Best FIFA Football Awards’ — which in itself doesn’t make any sense. Admittedly, I didn’t watch it, I wasn’t interested,... Continue Reading →

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