Kosovo: The Disputed Territory Part 1 – Switzerland

VALON BEHRAMI, was born in Titova Mitrovica, Kosovo. At a young age after both of his parents had lost their jobs, Behrami and his family moved to Stabio in Switzerland, where he started playing football in 1993. He stayed in Switzerland for 10 years, until then Serie B side Genoa picked up the young midfielder […]

Read More

Kosovo: The Disputed Territory

In a recent match that took place in Group E of the World Cup, Serbia played Switzerland in Matchday 2 of 3 in the group stage. A dramatic contest, the Serbians scored first but were unable to preserve their lead, conceding 2 unanswered goals to the Swiss – goals supplied in the second half by […]

Read More

World Cup Legends: Guillermo Ochoa

The World Cup is a prestigious tournament where the stars of the modern game shine on the biggest stage in the world. When thinking of World Cup “Legends”, the household names are usually mentioned. The likes of Maradona and Pele who, for many reasons are remembered as icons, go down in history for their achievements. […]

Read More

The Champions Curse Strikes Again: What is to Blame for Germany’s Downfall?

2002 World Cup in Japan & South Korea: 1998 champions France eliminated in the group stage. 2010 World Cup in South Africa: 2006 champions Italy eliminated in the group stage. 2014 World Cup in Brazil: 2010 champions Spain eliminated in the group stage. 2018 World Cup in Russia: 2014 champions Germany eliminated in the group […]

Read More

England and the conundrum of bittersweet defeat

It has been 12 months since England last lost a game of football and that impressive run of a form came to a grinding halt when Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions suffered a 1-0 defeat to Roberto Martinez’s Belgium team. Former Manchester United player, and one time possible England international, Adnan Januzaj scored the only goal […]

Read More

Player to Watch: Francis Uzoho

With the Nigeria squad having the youngest average age, it goes without saying that they have their fair share of young talent. One of the young players looking to make their mark in Russia is 19-year-old goalkeeper Francis Uzoho. With five of Uzoho’s six national team caps being consecutive starts for Nigeria in their most […]

Read More