Over five years ago, in a pre-match press meet, the then Borrusia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp first time christened his brand of football. “I think he (Arsene Wenger) likes having the ball, playing good football. It is like an orchestra. … Continue reading Football: Jurgen Klopp’s ‘Heavy Metal’ football drowning out ‘tactical orchestras’!
Manchester City have achieved their first ever utterly convincing and dominating Premier League season, under Pep Guardiola. They have won the joint fastest EPL title – record set by Manchester United in 2000-2001 – and this time it didn’t involve … Continue reading Pep Talk 18: Five EPL Records Guardiola’s ManCity must chase for making it ‘Untouchables’ Season 2017-18
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will finish season 2017-18 with a resounding domestic league title win, the Carabao Cup and eliminations at quarterfinal of Champions League and pre-quarters of FA cup. At the start of the season had this been offered … Continue reading Pep Talk 17: How long will referees be deciding Manchester City’s season?
Final part of insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from Pep Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning‘ – by Guillem Balague and also a few additional notes. * After beating Paris Saint-Germain at Rotterdam, Barcelona lifted the Cup Winners Cup trophy … Continue reading Pep Talk 16: Insights from Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning’ – Final Part
So last week I have been trying to answer most questions in office with ‘Oh, because next week am on a holiday’ That was my planned way of announcing the big upcoming vacation. So when anyone asked me “You are … Continue reading Story of announcing a vacation
My list of Ajay Devgn’s best ten movies has a trend – all single word named action thrillers. Company, Gangajal, Singham, Zakhm, Omkara, Drishyam, Khakee, Aakrosh, Apaharan & Takshak. All gripping, serious, edge of the seat movies – his forte, … Continue reading Movie Review: Devgn’s Raid is well made, a story that had to be said
Part three of insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from Pep Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning‘ – by Guillem Balague. In this blog, I focus on the working relationships that Pep made at Barcelona – The good, bad and the … Continue reading Pep Talk 15: Insights from Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning – Part 3′
Part two of insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from Pep Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning‘ – by Guillem Balague. * When Pep became the manager of FC Barcelona, his first contract was worth one million euros – fourth lowest … Continue reading Pep Talk 14: Insights from Guardiola’s Biography ‘Another way of winning – Part 2′
Little Ishav derives maximum joy from sitting on the front seat of the upper tier of a double-decker bus. He sits and just stares at everything the large window offers. Admires the cars passing by, the traffic lights changing, the … Continue reading Story of A Window Seat
This week, our little Arushi turns twelve. And despite this being her final exam week, the focus of the birthday girl is more on the day she would be distributing chocolates in her class. Sharing chocolates is one such rare … Continue reading Story of A bag full of Birthday Chocolates