Posts Tagged‘football’

Most successful football teams in the world

The old proverb has an undeniable truth to it: nothing succeeds like success. One look at the world of professional football will tell you that. Out of the thousands of clubs that have competed at professional level during the past century, the same dozen or so names always come up when the notion of “overall success” is raised. Some might find it peculiar that all the greatest football clubs on the planet can be whittled down to less than 20 names with relative ease, but that’s sport for you. If you begin to win on a regular basis, the hunger…

Remembering the life of John Elway Sr.

Throughout the years, football fans everywhere have known exactly what the name Elway was synonymous with: excellence. Associated with star quarterback John Elway of the Denver Broncos, many remember the years where he led dramatic drives deep into the playoffs, culminating with Super Bowl victories in 1997 and 1998. However, it is not well-known that his dad played a huge role in the evolution of the game, as the plays he innovated went on to transform how it was played. Officially John Elway Sr., Jack Elway overcame the initial disappointment of a football career cut short by inventing the spread…

Will Terry and Carrick become the next PL stars to join the MLS?

“Steven Gerrard” (CC BY 2.0) by  araizavictor  Premier League legends Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard made the decision to end their respective careers in the English top flight to join the MLS. The former international midfielders opted to play out their final days at Los Angeles Galaxy and New York City FC respectively, despite arguably having enough ability to continue plying their trade in the top division in England. Many footballers from across Europe, including Andrea Pirlo, have also been convinced to leave the continent for the States in search of a warmer climate, while also raising the profile of the game across the pond.…