Ancelotti, Perez and the new Galácticos

In 2003 Florentino Perez as President of Real Madrid tinkered with a successful side selling Claude Makelele opting to bring in ‘Galacticos’; high profile players with an attacking style of play. As President again in 2014 Pérez sold one of the most influential players in the successful La Decima Champions League campaign in Angel Di Maria … More Ancelotti, Perez and the new Galácticos

Can America return to being the Land of the Free?

On July 17th 2014 Eric Garner, a 43 year old African-American, was put into an illegal choke-hold by NYPD officers and died as a result of a heart attack caused from a compression of the neck. In August, the college-bound unarmed African-American Michael Brown, who had no previous criminal convictions, was shot dead by a white police officer … More Can America return to being the Land of the Free?

Louis Van Gaal: The Journey to the Red Devil Hotseat

Van Gaal’s original appointment back in May, coupled with the incredible performance of his Holland side at the World Cup, swirled a storm of excitement amongst Manchester United fans and English football fans alike. Titles won at Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich lay on the record of the man replacing the sacked David Moyes at … More Louis Van Gaal: The Journey to the Red Devil Hotseat

Catalan…Cataland? – The Independence Referendum

An update on the Catalonian independence referendum: As Britain saw its own independence referendum in September, eyes have also turned to the tug of war for self-determination elsewhere in Europe. A state with a parliament older than Westminster, a rich history, but a bloody past is today the scene of a political struggle. The autonomous … More Catalan…Cataland? – The Independence Referendum