Author: Ben Victor

Jürgen Klopp; Buying the Premier League Title and the Assembling of a German Army

Jürgen Klopp; Buying the Premier League Title a...

February 16, 2020 By Ben Victor

It is a little disparaging that all of Jürgen Klopp’s work over the years is at risk of being reduced to buying titles through big-money signings. This is the same Klopp who overachieved at Borussia Dortmund. A Dortmund team that was essentially a feeder club for giant Bayern Munich. The same Klopp who inherited a

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José Mourinho, Dogs, Cats, and Football’s...

December 1, 2019 By Ben Victor

Mourinho at Spurs, like the Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul, is football's never-ending spin-off.

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José Mourinho, Dogs, Cats, and Football’s Better Call Saul.
Ernesto Valverde; The Rich Man’s Unai Emery

Ernesto Valverde; The Rich Man’s Unai Emery

November 13, 2019 By Ben Victor

Unai and Valverde were both appointed under the watch of

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Unfulfilled Potential. The Curious Case of Neym...

November 1, 2019 By Ben Victor

Neymar Jr.'s career has stagnated since leaving Barcelona. James Rodriguez has not hit the heights of his World Cup 2014 heroics. Jack Wilshere is a forgotten figure in English football. What happened to the hot prospects of 2009?

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Unfulfilled Potential. The Curious Case of Neymar, James, Wilshere, and Co.