"That's the goal they've all been waiting for." John Motson, June 19th, 1990 It was a moment of relief, excitement, adulation and ecstasy all at once. Roberto Baggio's weaving quickstep and ice-cool finish allowed a nation to exhale and to believe in both its team and its talisman. As the ball nestled in the back … Continue reading Beautiful goals #2 – Roberto Baggio, Italy vs Czechoslovakia, 1990
Judging him on results alone, Jose Mourinho's reign thus far at Manchester United has been one of great disappointment. After 15 Premier League games they have 24 points and lie sixth in the table. This time last year under Louis van Gaal they were fourth with 29 points. The two seasons before that, including the … Continue reading Mourinho’s biggest challenge: replacing Michael Carrick
Raul's sumptuous goal for Real Madrid against AC Milan in 2003 provided a perfect illustration of the galacticos project in full working order.