Billy Munday
Billy Munday

Writer

Behind the badge: how Ajax became Ajax

The Ajax logo’s 11 lines symbolise not just the number of players in a team, but the number that can play in Ajax’s. A fantastic badge for Total Football

Enjoy Ivan Rakitić while you can …

There are still enough people who don’t quite get the hype around Ivan Rakitić – but they should. We should all enjoy his sumptuous skills while we can

We need to talk about Toni Kroos …

It comes as no surprise that Toni Kroos has the medal collection that he does, but it’s shocking that so many don’t give him the credit he surely deserves

A-Z of the 2000s: Zinedine Zidane

Before hanging up his boots for good after the 2006 World Cup, two moments, across six years of this particular decade, defined Zinedine Zidane

A-Z of the 2000s: Michael Owen

You can choose to remember Owen in any way you want, but consider yourself lucky that you weren’t playing against him during his golden years at Liverpool

Names of the Nineties: Andy Cole

Andy Cole may not be the first name on every United’s fan’s lips when you say goalscorer, but, as the truth of his legacy shows, he more than deserves to be

Names of the Nineties: Dion Dublin

Plenty know Dion Dublin for his exploits far from the pitch, but for many of a particular vintage, there’ll never be any forgetting his exploits on it