Thursday, March 23, 2017

Throwback Thursday: City Paints Manchester Derby Blue in 2011

Once upon a time.. The defending Premier League champions and Champions League runners-up Manchester United hosted their cross town rivals, Manchester City, for the 2011 Manchester Derby. Manchester City’s million dollar investment seemed to be clicking as the team...

Shady’s Wishlist For A Better 2017

I can’t stress enough how glad I am that 2016 has concluded and made way for 2017. A horrible year in which my sports teams gave me nothing but tears and headaches. Messi’s missed penalty in the Copa America,...
Best Futbol Player of 2016

Shady’s Best Futbol Player of 2016: Lionel Messi

As a writer, the most difficult thing I’ve had to experience is how to captivate the magic of Lionel Messi in words. There are no words in the english language that do justice to just how amazing this man...
Top 5 Futbol Players of 2016

Shady’s Top 5 Futbol Players of 2016

We (finally) close out 2016. A roller coaster ride that filled us with mixed emotions from start to finish. We were blessed to see amazing players perform at their highest level all across the world. As difficult as it...

Death of “Innocent” Alfredo Pacheco

December 27th marks the one year death anniversary of former salvadoran captain, Alfredo Pacheco. Pacheco was shot and killed in a local gas station in Santa Ana, El Salvador early in the morning of December 27th, 2015. Though the...

Who Will Win The Premier League?

It's halfway in season and it is a close race to win the Barclays Premier League. The defending champions, Leicester City, find themselves at the bottom half of the table. The top six teams, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City Arsenal, Tottenham,...

ThrowBack Thursday: Lewandowski Hammers Real Madrid in 2013 Champions League

Once upon a time… Borussia Dortmund reached the 2013 Champions League semi final making it their first appearance since 1998 when they had last won the tournament. After narrowly defeating cinderella-like Malaga, they matched up against the mighty Real...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Is Saving United This Season But Ruining The Future

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been putting up Ibra-like numbers lately with Manchester United. 11 goals in nine games for the 35 year old who keeps defying the laws of aging. He’s been the only consistent goal scorer for Man Utd...
Atletico Madrid

The Struggles Of Atletico Madrid

No one saw this coming from one of the most talented teams in Europe. They are currently sitting sixth in La Liga standings with 25 points, having lost the last two games they've played. Diego Simeone was titled for...

Throwback Thursday: Iniesta’s Goal Wins the 2010 World Cup

Once upon a time.. The stage was set for either Spain or Netherlands to join the elite group of World Cup winners. The 2010 World Cup final would be the first time since 1978 where neither team had won...