The world has been fighting the corona virus, but the footballing world has a huge fight on its hand in its ongoing war against racism. This is something that they have been fighting for several decades and it has left an enormous stain on “the beautiful game”. The powers that be in football have tried to keep racism on a leash, but it has always been a case of one step forward and two steps backwards.

Last night in England’s World Cup qualifier away against Hungary, Raheem Sterling received racial abuse from Hungarian supporters after firing England in front in…


Never before has there been a time where the powers that be in the Royal Spanish Football Federation have had to panic, but the tables have turned. The tide has changed dramatically. The future of Spanish football is looking incredibly very bleak.

It has been a calamitous summer for Spanish football. Spain came within a whisker of reaching the Euro 2020 final but crashed out on penalties against Italy in the semis. Real Madrid begrudgingly allowed both Sergio Ramos and Raphaël Varane to leave for as little as £34 million. Lionel Messi divorced from the love of his life, Barcelona…


The first round of the Euro 2021 is now over, and it has not disappointed at all. Unlike the bore fest from five years ago, this tournament has already provided us with lots of drama, brilliant goals, and excellent matches. It certainly looks like Euro 2021 will be a tournament to remember and fans are in for a treat this summer! Europe’s heavyweights will continue going toe-to-toe with one another in this epic royal rumble; but the million-dollar question is, who will be the last nation standing?

There are so many countries that have an abundance of quality, but taking…


One chance is all United had to salvage something from what has been an incredibly average season. But they blew it against the seventh-best team in Spain with a lower budget than Southampton and Crystal Palace in a second-rate European competition.

When the going got tough, United bottled it. Five semi-final losses and a defeat in a final. This is Man United. Weak, spineless, inept bottle jobs. The perfect example of a big-time Charlie. A big club on paper, but one of the worst run clubs in Europe. …


Throughout history, African footballers have provided us with numerous indelible moments that have lived long in the hearts and minds of fans all over the world.

From long range screamers to sublime pieces of skill, memorable celebrations, and mesmeric solo goals, African footballers have done more than their fair share in making football the beautiful game that we all know and love so much.

In honour of black history month, I created my all-time best XI from the African continent. …


Upsets are one of the many reasons why we all love the FIFA World Cup. Very few things will tantalise us more than watching a group of minnows slay one of football’s giants.

For several years, African teams had it hard on the world stage. They were often dismissed as a group of braindead animals with little to no knowledge or understanding of the game. Although it is hard to imagine, this was the sort of virulent racism that Africans were subjected to in the previous century.

Many African countries are still not taken too seriously by the top dogs…


When it was all said and done, Man United and Chelsea beat Leicester along with Wolves and Tottenham to the finishing line and claimed Champions League for next season.

United finished in third whereas Chelsea in fourth, both with 66 points. But in the end, the two clubs finished a whopping 33 points behind the champions, Liverpool, and were fully aware that reinforcements were desperately needed for next season.

Chelsea have wasted no time in getting their business done. They entered the transfer window having already completed the signing of Hakim Ziyech from Ajax for just £33.3 million. Since then…


As racial tensions have surfaced on a global scale this year, it is about time that Sky Sports and the British Press address the underlying racism putting an ugly stain on the beautiful game.

If 2020 has taught us anything it is that if we continue to remain silent about the difficult and taboo issues within our society, the necessary changes will never take place. With everything that has happened this season regarding racism that several black footballers have experienced, surely 2020 is the year for these ignorant and prejudiced attitudes to change?

“If I speak, I will be in…


For approximately 100 days, most football fans throughout country hoped and prayed for the return of the Premier League. France and the Netherlands suspended their seasons and there were fears that the Football Association would follow suit. However, our prayers were finally answered, and we got our wish. The FA decided to resume the season this month. After what felt like an eternity, the Premier League returned last week.

A lot of players are still rusty due to the lack of football that has been played in the last few months. Also, games without fans fail to provide the same…


No, this is not some sort of practical joke and I am more than aware of the fact that April Fools was over two weeks ago. Your eyes are not playing any tricks on you and you have read it correctly. Arsenal are not a great club.

This will certainly cause a stir. Many people might have already dismissed me as a delusional buffoon just by looking at the headlines, but there are various reasons as to why the North Londoners just cannot be considered a great club. …

Kelechi Asika

I speak my mind, keep it real and drop nothing but the truth over here. I don’t hold back for anyone. My content focuses on sports, religion, life & politics.

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