As the new Football Manager inches closer by the day, the question on everyone’s mind is “who will I play as?”. The market, ever clever, bombards us with lists and lists of recommendations. Whilst I think most (if not all) are well-meaning and intending to be helpful, many fall short for me in one way:…Keep reading
Boy, has this one been delayed, eh? Not sure if many of you were waiting for it, slowly ruining your manicures with nervous nail-biting; regardless of that, fear no more for it has arrived. When we left off, we had just escaped relegation with a late-season revival courtesy of playing the game how it’s f*ckingContinue reading “Blood&Blue – Season 2026/27 Review”
As a result of a process that started somewhere during the mid-to-late 80s, the European game has become the top of the football pyramid. It has been for a while now. Anyone who’s someone plays their trade in one of Europe’s top five leagues; anyone who doesn’t, wants to. For the most part, at least.Continue reading “The Dutchman’s Flying Eagles – When Leo Beenhakker took Mexican football by storm”
Once again into the fray we go with RFC Liege. When we left off the story, Les Sang et Marine had just achieved promotion after a spectacular run that propelled us into a playoff position. However, with a surprising promotion always comes a hard time the following season; how did we manage in the BelgianContinue reading “Blood&Blue – Season 2025/26 Review”
How’s it going, guys? Welcome to a new season review for the Blood & Blue. When we last left the action, we had scraped past a terrible run of form to survive another season in the Eerste Klasse B, Belgium’s second tier. With lessons learned both in economic and sporting terms, our third time atContinue reading “Blood&Blue – Season 2024/25 Review”
Since this Italian Month started, we have moving forwards through the tactics blackboards of il Calcio Italiano. We commenced at the back, talking about the Libero, its defensive excellence and its free runs. We then moved to the defensive third and discussed the Regista, its artistry with the ball and its playmaking creativity. And lastly, weContinue reading “The Italian Roles: The Trequartista”
Les Sang et Marine are back. Last time I talked about our 2022/23 season and how we survived the calamities of becoming an professional football club by overspending our way into remaining a second-tier club. Now comes the reckoning. As always, huge thanks for the support and I hope you enjoy this one! Ain’t no sunshineContinue reading “Blood&Blue – Season 2023/24 Review”
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