Kevin Blundell
This blog was started due to frustration at the topic choice in mainstream media, which negatively portrays our beautiful game by sensationalising stories.

I hope to shed a different light on the happenings inside football; nostalgically commenting on historic moments in football, past & present.

Entries by Kevin Blundell

Sunderland: More Than a Club

(1) Comments | Posted 27 September 2013 | (01:00)

When Sunderland parted company with Paolo Di Canio on Sunday, many cited the Italian's style of management for his dismissal - falling out with big characters in the dressing room as well as publicly denouncing his players. Granted, this coupled with a string of bad results didn't help his cause,...

Read Post

The Man in Black: Changing the Paradigm

(1) Comments | Posted 26 September 2013 | (08:55)

Football is a team game won by moments of individual genius - where players can turn from hero to villain in one moment of madness, change the future of a club with one kick of a ball and drift into the injured footballers void that surrounds the game. Success is...

Read Post

Colombia: Back in the Big Time?

(0) Comments | Posted 9 September 2013 | (15:45)

As Colombia look set to qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since France hosted the competition in 1998, the current crop of players bring back memories of their greatest team to date.

Ultimately, that team failed to live up to the hype surrounding them and...

Read Post

Isco Inferno

(0) Comments | Posted 21 June 2013 | (22:09)

There aren't too many club legends to talk of in the history of Malaga CF, most notably because of their chaotic rise to the top of Spanish football. Since adopting their current name, however, their fans have seen a gradual improvement at La Rosaleda and this year was no exception....

Read Post

Blackpool Elite Soccer Academy: Finding the Next Wayne Rooney

(0) Comments | Posted 4 June 2013 | (23:00)

A new 'Golden Generation' is said to be building in the country even considering the high amount of foreign imports currently plying their trade in the British Premier League. Key members at the top clubs are coming through their academies and among them are several young Englishmen. Theo Walcott has...

Read Post

North of the border: Gothenburg '83

(0) Comments | Posted 4 June 2013 | (22:49)

"It just doesn't happen. Unless you're Aberdeen."

Willie Miller, the youngest captain in Aberdeen's history, talks about the moment provincial Scottish side Aberdeen became the kings of Europe when they defeated Real Madrid 2-1 in the 1983 Cup Winners Cup final. Alongside Miller in the Aberdeen line-up were plenty of...

Read Post

Howay Les Hommes!

(0) Comments | Posted 9 February 2013 | (05:33)

Mike Ashley opened his chequebook this January, even if the Toon faithful feel it is five months too late, and splashed out on five new signings to help the club fight against relegation.

Alan Pardew celebrated two years in charge at St. James' Park with five anniversary presents from his...

Read Post

Sir Alex Ferguson's 'Apology'

(1) Comments | Posted 6 January 2013 | (02:20)

In a recent interview, Sir Alex Ferguson has apologized to the Newcastle United fans for his belittling words. Stating it was not his intention to insult the fans of the Northeast based club and felt they were some of the best in the world.

After calling Newcastle United a 'wee...

Read Post

Roman Abramovich's Lust

(0) Comments | Posted 2 January 2013 | (22:07)

The cult team of the moment: Athletic Bilbao. Managed by a mad, but loveable old school Argentinian coach, Marcelo Bielsa, and inspired by the Basque country's passion and love for anything Basque. Last year they took the continent by storm in the Europa League, beating Manchester United, Schalke 04 and...

Read Post


(0) Comments | Posted 2 January 2013 | (21:41)

It has been a topic of debate for a good few years now and is becoming more apparent every season. Is the money involved in football justified?

There are different sides to the view, as in any argument. We have the anti-football demographic, the type who regards modern day...

Read Post

GNev2: The Rise of the Intelligent Pundit

(1) Comments | Posted 2 January 2013 | (21:24)

Gary Neville has had one of the most illustrious careers of any defenders in English club football. He's won multiple English Premiership titles, 85 caps for England and a couple of Champions' League medals to boot. It is easy to say that the man had a great career. However, in...

Read Post