Euro Classics: The Czechs and Holland serve up an epic attacking encounter in 2004

The Netherlands and Czech Republic meet in the knockout stages of Euro 2020 this evening, with both sides hoping to replicate memorable performances from previous European Championships. Tonight’s meeting in Budapest will see the two nations compete for a place in the quarter-finals and evokes back nostalgia from an all-time classic European Championship encounter between … Read more

Elite: Ranking the five strikers with the most 20+ goal Premier League seasons

Harry Kane reached 20 league goals for the season with a brace in Tottenham’s 2-2 draw at Everton on Friday evening, the goalscoring benchmark widely targeted for leading forwards. Kane’s 20th goal of the Premier League season was the fifth time in his career that the England captain has reached the figure in a single … Read more

Most goals after 150 Premier League appearances

While for some, adjusting to life in the Premier League can take its time, for others it’s a relatively smooth transition into the top tier, as they hit the ground running almost immediately. Although there is now a whole host of metrics to determine just how good a player is, there is still no greater … Read more

Five of the best one-on-one finishers in Premier League history

The one-on-one, the ultimate duel between forward and goalkeeper, a pressure situation in which the leading strikers are expected to make count with minimal fuss. Providing a clinical touch when through on goal requires both the highest technique and temperament, with even some of the game’s great goalscorers feeling the nerves when faced with the … Read more

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