Soccer player profiles: Pat Jennings
By: Simon Wright
Pat Jennings was one of football's great goalkeepers. Born in Newry, Northern Ireland, in 1945, he would go on to play for North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal and to win a record 119 international caps for Northern Ireland. As I'll hopefully demonstrate, in...
Soccer player profile: Jimmy Nicholl
By: Simon Wright
Jimmy Nicholl is a former Northern Ireland international football player, who starred in his nation's 1982 and 1986 World Cup finals appearances. Nicholl was born in Hamilton, Ontario, in Canada but represented Northern Ireland, winning 73 caps and scoring one goal.Nicholl was born on...
Soccer player profiles: Jonathan Woodgate
By: Richard Leigh
Jonathan Woodgate is an English football defender that currently plays for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. Woodgate has been in professional football now since 1998, beginning his professional career with Leeds United.Starting out in the Middlesbrough youth system, Jonathan Woodgate joined Leeds...
Soccer player profiles: Tom Huddlestone
By: Richard Leigh
Tom Huddlestone is an English football midfielder that currently plays for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. Starting out with Derby County, Huddlestone has so far played for thee different teams in his career, and has been with Tottenham now since 2005.Making his...
By: Imran D
When the score is tied, the 90th minute is approaching, and the spectators are going wild, what makes them all quiver inside their bodies when when the left wing makes a cross? The goalkeeper. Now, when the goalkeeper makes that crucial mistake, yes... the ball...
Soccer player profiles: Emile Heskey
By: Richard Leigh
Emile Heskey is a professional football striker that currently plays for Aston Villa in the English Premier League. Starting out his career with Leicester City in 1994, Aston Villa is Heskey's fifth professional football club to date, and he joined the midlands club on January...
By: Matthew Adams
There is a fair amount of talent in European soccer. This is especially the case in those forward positions, the goal poachers of the game. These players are the top goal scorers for the team, and some of the best can be considered amongst following...
By: Benjamin Castor
The age of dominance in football has steadily decreased over the past several seasons, giving us a glimpse of what is to come in a sport where teenagers are showing the veterans how the game should be played. Throughout Europe, and the globe, youngsters are...
By: Roberto Alvarez-Galloso
In preparations for the upcoming game between the United States and Mexico and to honour African American Soccer Players in African American History Month in February 2008, I have decided to write about the life, time, and career of two people who have earned a...
Soccer player profiles: Shay Given
By: Richard Leigh
Shay Given is an Irish football goalkeeper that currently plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League. Manchester City is Given's sixth professional football club in a career which began with Celtic back in 1993. Given joined Manchester City from Newcastle United for a...

 

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