The Chelsea model discussed

When now Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich bought the club off former owner Ken Bates, there was a lot of excitement when the new was revealed on that June night in 2003. State of the art training complexes and the promise of Chelsea being a commercial brand were promised. Where fair is fair, billionaire owner AbramovichContinue reading “The Chelsea model discussed”

Why Messi leaving isn’t a bad thing

Although, there were signs that this could happen, the world of football is in shock and disbelief as the shocking news that Argentina and Barcelona legend Lionel Messi will leave the club after some 21 years with the Blaugrana. The Newell Old Boys youth team player who left his homeland to join the Catalans atContinue reading “Why Messi leaving isn’t a bad thing”

Lionel Messi an alternative look to his transfer from Barca

Hello and good evening, it’s me Ayyaz Malik aka The Sports Buff. I hope you’re well and looking after yourselves. We need to have chat quite clearly, it’s about Lionel Messi. Yeah that same Messi who left Argentina at 13 and the one who scored that legendary chip for his first goal after being setContinue reading “Lionel Messi an alternative look to his transfer from Barca”

Why Aston Villa are the new Leicester

When one thinks of the Premier League, then naturally six teams come into mind. Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea and of course Liverpool. These six sides are seen as the ‘big six’ in English football. It could be argued that these clubs are the top six sides by merit. In recent seasons, however,Continue reading “Why Aston Villa are the new Leicester”

Spanish Armada sails as Italy progress

Three-time European Championship winners Spain are out of Euro 2020 after losing 4-2 on penalties to Italy. The Azzuri who are on a three year unbeaten run, were arguably given their best game of the tournament. Sergio Busquets, Koke and Pedri were over powering and causing many problems to Italy and Italy’s midfield. The 1968Continue reading “Spanish Armada sails as Italy progress”

Agüero to leave Manchester City at the end of the season

Manchester City and Argentina legend Sergio Agüero will be leaving City at the end of the season it has been announced. City confirmed their record goal scorer Agùero , who signed for The Blues in 2011 from Atletico Madrid, has scored 257 goals in 384 games for the club, will be seeking pastures new. TheContinue reading “Agüero to leave Manchester City at the end of the season”

Sports and COVID-19

For the past year, it’s dominated our lives and it’s dominated the news headlines too. I am not referring to Brexit, which in amongst itself has been a constant topic on everyone’s lips, I am indeed talking about the Coronavirus (Covid19). What started in December 2019 it’s believed (hence the name) has been a topicContinue reading “Sports and COVID-19”

A match made in heaven

Love, is a very special thing when you are able to feel it in its entirety. Whether it be the appreciation, or the support, love is a magical thing. Premier League giants Manchester City were too in love. They though were yearning for love.  That love and support was what they craved so dearly, inContinue reading “A match made in heaven”

FA Cup semi-final preview

After reaching their first semi-final since 1982, Leicester City Have to overcome the challenge of Ralph Hassenhuttel’s Southampton who are in their first semi-final since 1976, the time they last won the old famous trophy. The Foxes who outplayed Manchester United in the quarter-finals by beating the 12 times FA Cup winners 3-1, will fancyContinue reading “FA Cup semi-final preview”