The Arsenal re-build: Tactics

Wenger is out so Arsenal Fan TV are happy again, and now it’s time for the Gunners to build the team around the best chance creator in the world; Mesut Özil. For me, it’s quite obvious. Özil has been a dividing figure since he signed from Real Madrid on deadline day in the summer of 2013, but…

Betis come back to beat Malaga and ensure European spot

Real Betis have secured their spot in Europe for next season after coming from behind to beat Malaga 2-1 through a beautiful Fabián goal. The Sevillian side needed all three points in this small Andalusian derby to make sure they would qualify for at least Europa League football next season. Málaga had been plagued by…

Betis’ European dreams can become reality at the Villamarín

Monday night could be the night that Real Betis return to Europe, as a win would guarantee a spot for next year’s Europa League.  The opponents for Betis at the Benito Villamarín are already relegated Málaga, a team that still has distant memories of competing in Europe, as they were in Champions League quarter-final just…

4 players who need a move to go to the World Cup

I don’t always agree with Alan Shearer, but there’s one thing he said that really struck me (in a good way). He talked about the January transfer window before a World Cup. Players who are just outside of their national teams, and aren’t getting enough playing time. He argued teams should look to make a…

New Beginnings

Nico Know-It-All is a site for the casual and more hardcore sportsfans like myself. This first post will explain what you can be expecting to find here on a regular basis. Well, this is exciting. My very first post on my very first website. What freedom. This website, made by me, Nicolás Quarles van Ufford, will be…