Blog – The Toe Poke

Ruud van Nistelrooy has had his 19-year professional career encapsulated in a unique “mash-up” shirt. The retired Dutch striker was presented with the jersey by designers “Blood In Blood Out”, who specialise in making artfully spliced football shirts. Van Nistelrooy’s custom version is constructed from swatches of all seven clubs he represented over the course
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half header secured Juventus’ first Italian Super Cup since 2015 against 10-man AC Milan, in Saudi Arabia. Cristiano Ronaldo secured his first silverware since leaving Real Madrid on Wednesday evening as his Juventus side emerged victorious in the Italian Super Cup. The Portuguese superstar scored the only goal of the game as Juve
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Willian’s sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. Willian’s sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. Willian’s sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he needs to have cover for Jorginho after
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Four at the back? That’s kids’ stuff. Having retired at the end of last season, Thiago Motta is currently employed as coach of the Paris Saint-Germain under-19 side, where he is charged with nurturing the club’s stars of tomorrow. In an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport this week, the former Italy international was quizzed about
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You know the situation: You’re having a nice holiday and a meal out with your family when suddenly you spot someone from work in the same restaurant … awkward! Not so for Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba, as the pair looked to be getting on famously at Salt Bae’s Turkish steakhouse in Dubai. Both France and Argentina
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