Elliot Joyce

Kazakhstan: a footballing nation on the rise?

The Nations League may come at the wrong time for football fans, especially those in the UK. The conclusion of the Euros, followed closely by the resumption of all the major leagues has resulted in little downtime for players and fans alike. Therefore, you would be excused from paying little...
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Posted Jun. 25, 2022

Mo Salah: a profile on the Egyptian King ahead of the AFCON final

This Sunday, 6 February 2022, seven-time Africa Cup of Nations champions Egypt take on the 2019 runners-up in Senegal. Looking for an eighth trophy, ‘the Pharaohs’ knocked out hosts, and favourites, Cameroon on penalties, while Senegal, nicknamed ‘the Lions of Teranga’, beat West Africa’s Burkina Faso 3-1. The 60,000 capacity...
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Posted Feb. 6, 2022

Spinazzola holds the key for Italy against Belgium

The Italian team, set for their quarter-final against Belgium tonight, performs as a squad greater than the sum of its parts under the reign of accomplished former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini. It feels wrong to use the phrase ‘greater than the sum of their parts’ for a team with...
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Posted Jul. 2, 2021