The Death Of The Box-To-Box Midfielder.

In English football, some of the most celebrated players in recent history have been the dynamic box-to-box midfielders. Typified by Lampard and Gerrard in...
Home Rough Diamonds

Rough Diamonds

Mason Mount: Chelsea’s Golden Boy

When Frank Lampard was appointed, Derby County fans everywhere collectively held their breath in the hope of whom his widely spoken about “contacts” might...

Steve Walsh- The man behind Leicester City’s title win

Football has undergone tremendous change over the years. There is so much emphasis on tactics and managerial changes these days. Nobody has patience anymore,...

Rough Diamonds #31- Kasey Palmer(Chelsea)

As Chelsea’s 2015/2016 petered off into a 10th place finish, there was a clear opportunity for Guus Hiddink to include some of the clubs...

Rough Diamonds #30- João Mário (Sporting)

A graduate from the famous Sporting academy, João Mário is the latest talent to roll of off the production line. After breaking into the...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #1- Timothy Fosu-Mensah

This is the tenth and last post in this series,where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #2- Callum Gribbin

This is the ninth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s youth teams....

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #3- Axel Tuanzebe

This is the eighth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s youth teams....

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #4- Joshua Harrop

This is the sixth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s youth...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #5- RoShaun Williams

RoShaun Williams This is the sixth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #6 -Marcus Rashford

Note-This article was initially written 2 months ago before Rashford made his first team debut. This is the fourth post in a series of 10,...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #7 -Sean Goss

This is the fourth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #8 -Tosin Kehinde

This is the third post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United's...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #9 -Demetri Mitchell

This is the second post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the, ten best players playing for Manchester...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #10 -Joe Riley

This is the first post in a series of 10, where Reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the, ten best players playing for Manchester United's...

Rough Diamonds #19- Ryan Ledson (Everton)

Born and bred on Merseyside, Ryan Ledson is arguably the next 'Steven Gerrard of Everton'. Over the last 25 years, the only one-club type...

Must Read

The one time when Man United players cheered for a Liverpool win

Jamie Carragher in a recent chat on Sky Sports with John Terry revealed that Wayne Rooney told him about Manchester United players erupting in...

Cult sides: Paris Saint-Germain 2001-2002

Before heavy investment from Qatar Sports Investments meant unrivaled wealth and total domestic domination for Paris Saint-Germain, there was once a time, just after...

The long & bizarre history behind why Red Bull chose Leipzig as the hub for their football club

When Red Bull tried to set foot into German football for the first time, they initially tried to use the same method they had...