I’ve been going to Rome since the age of 19. It all began with a tournament when I was with Ajax, where I first encountered Francesco Totti. Even by that ...
Oct 03 2015
There’s been a lot of talk about the ‘Diego Costa incident’ over the weekend. After looking at it again, I think it bears all the hallmarks of Costa’s typical match ...
Sep 24 2015
Anthony Martial made a dream start for Manchester United yesterday, announcing himself at Old Trafford with a stunning goal against Liverpool. Most of us will know very little about the ...
Sep 24 2015
It’s 20 years since Alan Hansen famously said “You can’t win anything with kids.” He was of course referring to Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United and the class of ’92. ...
Sep 24 2015
I watched as Jose Mourinho managed his 100th Premier League game at Stamford Bridge, witnessing only his second defeat there with Chelsea. It certainly wasn’t one of the best performance ...
Aug 31 2015
I had no time to go and see “Straight Outta Compton” until this week, so I made sure to fit it into my schedule. It was nice and refreshing to ...
Aug 23 2015
It’s been interesting to have Claudio Ranieri back in the Premier League. It was an unexpected move, but I feel like he chose a squad with great team spirit and ...
Aug 23 2015
Raheem Sterling has been in the spotlight for most of the summer with his much debated and often ugly transfer to Manchester City. After facing criticism for telling Liverpool he ...
Aug 23 2015
There’s been a lot of talk about the killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe, at the hands of American Dentist and trophy hunter Walt Palmer. The topic has divided ...
Aug 23 2015
When I was in London a few months ago to attend Chelsea’s last game with Spy, he told me that once in New York I’d be meeting Paul Canoville. The ...
Aug 23 2015
I met Zues in a bar in London in the winter of 2002. A mutual friend introduced us and although he seemed like a very nice guy, we didn’t get ...
Aug 23 2015
“There is a 42.3% chance we will go up.” That’s what Mathew Benham, the chairman of Brentford FC and Danish club Midtjylland said when asked about Brentford’s chances of promotion ...
Aug 23 2015
Last week me and my girl went over to my friend Ricky Whittle’s place. He gave us a tour around his pad, showing off his incredible view of Los Angeles. ...
Aug 23 2015
My few days spent in Las Vegas as a guest of the community of American Chelsea fans really made me think about the importance of these people we call ‘supporters’. ...
Aug 23 2015
“Mario, I’d like to invite you to come to Las Vegas to meet some American Chelsea fans.” At first I wasn’t sure about this invitation because you never know what ...
Aug 23 2015
The other day I crossed paths with one of my neighbours. We had never met before and so we began talking. It didn’t take long for me to notice that ...
Aug 23 2015
With the Premier League season drawing to a close, there’s a lot of talk about statistics, records and highlights. Members from 100 clubs have been voting and nominees have been ...
Aug 23 2015
I’m happy to be back in London. England has felt like home to me ever since I made the trip to Stamford Bridge to sign for Chelsea in ’99. The ...
Aug 23 2015

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