Exports to the EU have soared so far this year following a trading slump after Brexit, according to recent figures released by the Office for National Statistics. The Belgian appears to roll back the years when playing for his national side, providing vintage Hazard performances rarely seen at Real Madrid. After Barcelona came a return to Scotland with Hibs where he claimed 19 goals in his first season, scoring the winner in a first Tynecastle win over Hearts for ten years. A playing career of 22 years, 12 clubs (East Stirling, Clyde, Aberdeen, Tottenham, Barcelona, Hibernian, Espanyol, St Mirren, Clyde (again), Reading, Ayr United, Fulham and East Fife) delivered a haul of over 150 goals. ‘I was playing for Clyde, working in the garage at 8am then training before doing homers in the dark. A streak of entrepreneurial ambition first shone through as a 22-year-old at Clyde, the obvious place for a Rutherglen boy to learn his trade. Grealish won the 2016 Toulon Tournament with England, where he shone alongside the likes of James Ward-Prowse and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
Grealish was eligible to play for either Ireland (via his grandparents) or England (his place of birth – having been born in Birmingham). The second highest goalscorer in the present England squad, Williams has been an integral part for over a decade. Now, five weeks after becoming the youngest player to wear the Spain jersey at 17 years and 62 days old, he is the symbol of `La Roja’s´ new generation who will try to win Spain’s second World Cup title next year in Qatar. Aggressive in his defending and using his energy and pace to move quickly to the ball and shut opposing wingers down, Reguilon looks a certain member of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad. A footballer whose brains were always unusually close to his head, the former Aberdeen title winner helped to establish a football-themed renewable energy company, FC Energia. So much so that Nexus Energy have now lodged a hostile bid to raise new capital and issue new shares. Mancini’s great merit is to have given the team so much knowledge that the players have learned by heart, reducing them to face any situation. The fear that the big match could continue into extra time exists and would be a risk especially for Italy considering the fatigue accumulated by the players in this period, against Austria and Spain, under the scorching heat in which all the cities of Europe have experienced.
Eighty players made the cut of 1 under or better, including defending champion and world No. 1 Jin Young Ko of South Korea (5 under). He went on to manage East Fife and Airdrie – including trying to buy the latter – recommended a young Robert Lewandowski to some unconvinced clubs in the UK and did the deal to take Mikel Arteta to Rangers. It’s something he could do without at a stage of life where he could simply buy a place on the Costa Brava and intersperse walks on the beach with polishing the medals he won with Aberdeen, Spurs and Barcelona. ‘I didn’t want to leave Spurs. ‘I’d been there for four years, won the FA and UEFA Cups, scored bundles of goals and had an incredible relationship with Spurs fans. ‘But, you know, I won over the fans in that first season and it’s still there today. A longtime Real Madrid supporter, Nadal appeared with a Atletico Madrid jersey during the club’s Europa League match against Arsenal last week, making headlines across Spain and attracting a wave of social media reactions from fans from both teams.
Arsenal missed out after finishing sixth in the Premier League that year. ‘Unfortunately he wasn’t quite as expert as he made out. A man who started out combining part-time football with tarting up old cars, Archibald wasn’t afraid of a challenge. For tickets to see Steve Archibald Live at Easter Road on December 15 and An Audience with Steve Archibald in Aberdeen at the Tivoli Theatre on March 16, visit www. I started to get stronger, physically and mentally,’ says Archibald. ‘Straight away I get there and folk are asking me: “Are you the substitute for Maradona”? ‘Terry was desperate to get the deal done. I have to keep going. Some of his tales have already found their way into a planned autobiography. Origi found the net again in the final against Tottenham Hotspur to help Liverpool complete a 2-0 victory and seal their sixth European Cup. In his first power struggle with Barcelona president Josep Lluis Nunez, Venables threw a chunk of the transfer cash at new Tottenham chairman Irving Scholar – despite Archibald’s complete and utter indifference to the whole idea. ‘I’d be saying: “Palace look good with Terry Venables in charge”.