Tag Archive: trivia

Hit or miss: 8 Dutch strikers from Premier League history as Spurs sign Janssen

| 14.07.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | July 12, 2016 As Tottenham have signed Netherlands international striker Vincent Janssen for a reported fee of £17m from Eredivisie outfit AZ Alkmaar, Coral’s football experts got thinking about which Dutch forwards have delighted and disappointed in the Premier League? Transfer complete: Vincent Janssen signs.... View Article

Five maddest moments from Vinnie Jones on his birthday

| 05.01.2016

Lee Gormley | January 5, 2016 Vinnie Jones’ maddest moments Vinnie Jones, one of the hardest men ever to grace a football pitch, is celebrating his birthday today on January 5th, with the former Wimbledon, Leeds United, Sheffield United and Chelsea midfielder turning 51 years of age. The Watford-born football-turned-actor... View Article

Five fascinating facts about recently retired Raul Gonzalez

| 18.11.2015

Lee Gormley | November 17, 2015 Real Madrid icon Raul retires from football Real Madrid and Spain legend Raul Gonzalez recently announced his immediate retirement from football after a single season with American outfit New York Cosmos, with the finisher deciding to call it quits at the age of 38... View Article

FIFA Puskas Award: Best goals of 2015 award nominees

| 09.11.2015

Puskas Award 2015 nominees The prestigious FIFA Puskas Award, named after Hungarian and Real Madrid legend Ferenc Puskas, is now in its seventh year, and this year’s spectacular nominees have been announced. The wait is over! Here are the FIFA Puskas Award Nominees! Watch them & vote here #BallondOr https://t.co/prR8ohozHn pic.twitter.com/RsmQVdgcwN... View Article

Golden oldies: Five famous footballers who played beyond 40

| 04.11.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | November 3, 2015 Stevenage boss Teddy Sheringham, aged 49, has registered himself as a player ahead of the League Two team’s participation in the Hertfordshire Senior Cup. With that in mind, not to mention the fact his original player career went beyond 40, turning out... View Article

On this day: Five famous footballers born October 28th

| 28.10.2015

Lee Gormley | October 28, 2015 It’s October 28th and on this day, several high-profile names from the footballing world were born, including some cult heroes from previous Premier League seasons, European Cup winners and a World Cup champion. Here are five famous footballers from Coral that all share birthdays... View Article