Category Archives: Top Tens

Top 5 Candidates for the Wolves Job

by Paz Bassra (@PazBassra)

After Mick McCarthy’s sacking, Wolverhampton Wanderers are on the look out for a new manager to save them from relegation. Here are the top 5 candidates:

5. Neil Warnock:

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Ranking the 13 “New Maradona’s”

by Tom Stewart

The title of “New Maradona” or “New Diego” is one that is given to highly talented Argentinian attacking players, using the nations legendary number 10 as an ambitious benchmark. Thirteen players have had the label dumped on them, some of them have revelled in the limelight while some have failed to live up to expectation.

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Top Tens: Diego Maradona quotes

by Tom Stewart

Diego Maradona is one of FlairWeekly’s favourite people. The man is clearly nuts and doesn’t shy away from showing the world exactly how nuts he is. As a player he was a genius….and a flawed one….as a coach he is an erratic, charismatic maniac. As a man he is a former coke addict, very vocal about his politics, and he has fathered several illegitimate children. Oh- and he’s never afraid to voice his mind about Pele. Or anything for that matter.

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Top Tens: Fictional Footballers

by Tom Stewart

Football has occasionally crossed the small but significant divide into mainstream media via films, television, and back in the day- comics. Fictional footballers are often portrayed as having quite frankly ridiculous levels of skill and are caught up in scenarios that even Mario Balotelli would deem ‘over the top’

Here are our top 10 fictional footballers

10. Jack Scully- Neighbours

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Top Tens: Englishmen Abroad

Joe Cole has the certain Je Ne Sais Quoi for French football. When in Rome

by Tom Stewart

English footballers have been a bit reluctant to move abroad in the past compared to other European nations. However there is a number of Englishmen successfully plying their trade overseas.

Here are our top 10 players who were willing to step out of their comfort zone.

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Top Tens: Random Transfers

by Tom Stewart

We all know that money talks in football. It always has and always will. From the exodus of world footballs elite to NASL in the 70’s to the recent transfers of Samuel Eto’o to Russia and Nicolas Anelka to China. Sometimes a club signs a player that leaves everyone in shock. “How on earth did they sign him?!” etc. etc. etc. Here is our top 10 cases of clubs punching WAY above their weight and players who were clearly thinking with their wallets (if they were thinking at all)

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