CRAIG NIXON: THE GLOVELESS HERO

Craig Nixon played for Bury once, just the once, but for the ten minutes or so he was on the pitch in that single appearance he gained legendary status amongst the fans that witnessed the appearance. For Craig Nixon it was truly his Andy Warhol moment, although he probably fell a minute or two short […]

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Lucas Torreira and the Carrilero

The race to sign world-class central midfielders goes on in perpetuity. The holy grail for any manager hoping to get his team in contention for continental and domestic success is often founded on an unbreakable core: the carrilero. The carrilero is a role that has been essentially pioneered by the legendary Blaugrana defensive midfielder Sergio […]

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Johan Cruyff’s Barça revolution

Milestones and key moments in time are common for any football club; instances where the future and image of a side completely changes. It could be found through re-inventions, and it is often the result of adding the right person to lead a group at the right time. As a player, Johan Cruyff returned Barcelona […]

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