ronald koeman

football agent to the stars

We Spoke to Veteran Football Agent Rob Jansen about Brexit, Ronald Koeman and China

We visited veteran football agent Rob Jansen – whose clients include Ronald Koeman and Daley Blind – to discuss the latest developments in the wild world of transfers.
Sam van Raalte
el clasico

Double Disaster in El Clasico: The Mutual Humiliation of Barca and Real

In the mid-nineties, Barcelona and Real Madrid embarrassed each other in El Clasico with uncanny symmetry. It was a reminder that even the loftiest champions must learn the value of a humbling defeat.
Will Magee
november 1994

Bonfire of The Vanities: Manchester United's 1994 Humbling at The Hands of Barcelona

In November 1994, Manchester United were thumped 4-0 by a team that I had neither heard of nor seen play. Their name was FC Barcelona, and they were truly magnificent.
Jim Weeks
ronald koeman

How Ronald Koeman Became the Netherlands' Top Managerial Export

As a player, Ronald Koeman's route to success was fairly straightforward. But, as a manager, he's followed a far more interesting path to the top – and is a better boss for it.
Alex Hess
koeman erotica

The Sweet Seduction of Ronald Koeman: Reviewing Everton vs. Middlesbrough

In the penultimate portion of our Premier League Review, we discuss the self-possessed sexiness of Everton’s Dutch saviour.
Will Magee
'i want my kid to be like mido'

The Rise and Fall of Mido, the Man Who Out-Gunned Zlatan

15 years ago, Ajax were blessed with two brilliant young talents. In a 20-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic, they had a tantalising prospect; in Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhami – Mido for short – they had an even better one.
Alex Hess
the premier league is upon us

Premier League Previews: Crystal Palace, Everton, Hull City & Leicester City

In part two of our Premier League previews we're assessing the fortunes of Crystal Palace, Everton, Hull City and Leicester City.
Jim Weeks & Will Magee
saints sinners and the occasional bomb scare

St. Totteringham and His Healing Hands: The Premier League Review

As we lament the last day of the season, we can at least take solace in Spurs doing a Spurs and all the banter about bomb scares.
Will Magee
premier league review

Ronald Koeman, Mighty Samurai: The Premier League Review

Ronald Koeman's plucky Southampton brushed aside Newcastle at the weekend, while mighty Leicester City took another huge step towards the title. For all that and more, it's our Premier League Review.
Will Magee
football football football

The Premier League Awards: Austin, Alli & Mertesacker

This weekend's top Premier League stories came from the instantly impactful Austin, Alli's worldie, and a badly timed case of the Mertesackers.
Jim Weeks

​A Brief History of Sportsmen in Hospital Beds

In the modern age of social media connectivity, there is nothing strange about athletes posting images of themselves in a hospital bed. Apparently.
VICE Sports
A Small Minority of Idiots

Five Things We Learned from This Weekend's Football

Newspaper curses, 30-minute substitutions and the Pirlo belter to end all Pirlo belters.
Callum Hamilton