Enigma: a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand. Every club has its cult hero, they’re not always the best footballer, but the fans have an affinity towards them that’s often difficult to describe. It could be their one club status like Ryan Giggs, Jamie Carragher or Matt Le Tissier or players 

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A very famous footballer was remembered recently, Who helped England win the World Cup – which is now history. A very famous man indeed, and a doting father, Also a loving husband – to Tina, his beautiful wife to prosper. Bobby played for West Ham – and started as a schoolboy, And has young Bobby 

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Who was the best player to ever play in the Premier league? It’s a question that has been debated for years from the classroom to the pubs, even ex-players and managers have given their preferred numero uno. Most if not all say the same names: Henry, Ronaldo, Gerrard, Scholes, Lampard, and maybe even Shearer. All 

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Tell you what, Carlton is going to have to knock it one hell of a long way for Graham Taylor to see it now. Allow to me step down from the tongue-in-cheek momentarily. Graham Taylor was doing high tempo, pressing football way before any of our continental friends brought it to the Premier League. He 

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The schoolboy was a star, in class and on the field, Playing sports when he could – respect he sure did yield. He shone at what he did and he also heard the call: ‘This schoolboy would be famous by playing world-class football.’ A career of twenty years – which he relished every day, Playing 

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I know a brilliant website, football is the game, It has a brilliant editor – Omar Almasri, is his name. There’s lots of information, on football, all on show. Omar Almasri – football he does know. Take a tour today – and you’ll get a good surprise, The website has been all redesigned, you won’t 

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When everybody is competing to be noticed in the jumble of the social media age, obituaries can often be ostentatious affairs designed to exaggerate in the search for maximum impact. However there are not many more deserving of all the tributes attributed to him than Johan Cruyff who on Thursday sadly passed away at the 

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A legend departs. For the first time since the departure of Jose Mourinho in September 2007, I fear Chelsea FC may never be the same again. John Terry confirmed on Sunday evening that he will not be staying at Chelsea beyond the summer and this one really stings. A man who embodies the true passion 

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News last week that Nemanja Vidic had retired from football immediately brought a flurry of tributes from across the football world. Apart from perhaps a few corners of his homeland Serbia, it is unquestionably the red half of Manchester where he will be remembered most fondly. The towering presence of Vidic has yet to be 

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Wayne Rooney has equalled a record, and made football history, He equalled his England goal scoring – to add to his own tally. This record was previously held by Sir Bobby Charlton, And what did seem to Rooney, it must have been a marathon! Both of these players have links to Manchester United, And both 

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Farewell, then, Robin. Your time in the Premier League may have come to a rather acrimonious end with unverified claims and counterclaims about the manner of your departure but the ride has been eventful, full of niggling injuries, a controversial move and breathtaking goals. Who could forget the “goal of a lifetime,” as Arsène Wenger 

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What makes a great gay sportsman? It’s not just about their performance – it has to be more than that, the impact they have made, whether they have been a role-model, or made a difference in some way. It may be a bit of a subjective topic, but it’s an interesting discussion point when you 

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After 25 years, the Real Madrid chapter of the Iker Casillas story has finally come to an end. Unfortunately, this particular football tale did not finish with the ending that it deserved. And what should have been a glorious departure after a trophy-laden career, ended with a quiet exit through the back doors of the 

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Things are always slightly easier when you have Lionel Messi in your team. It is why Luis Enrique was jumping up and down on the Nou Camp touchline as his Argentine striker broke clear on the half-way line before he even reached the box. His manager’s assuredness was stalled a moment as Diego Alves saved 

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The man has been handed a one year extension by Chelsea and looks to see out the last season of his career with the club before jetting off to a distant location or leaving his boots at the training ground and calling it a day. The Chelsea captain has been somewhat of a rock all 

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