Jack Grealish
November 16, 2020
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

His international career might have started slowly and belatedly, but Jack Grealish is making up for lost time with his performances for England. Hence, Football Castle takes a forensic look at his impact.  The Aston Villa man has long been the scapegoat for international omission under the guise of being a Championship player. However, since…

June 7, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

 Did they forget that competitive football was still on?  After showing some cojones in the Champions League knockouts, English players finally collapsed with errors and misfortune with the national team. The UEFA Nations League final sets up a Netherlands versus Portugal clash after entertaining 3-1 wins in the semifinals.  It pits Virgil Van Dijk against…

March 25, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Germany are back to winning ways. That post-2014 world cup spirit of grabbing the win anyhow is certainly welcome in the new era. The Germans are rebuilding following last year’s disastrous world cup defence and limp UEFA Nation’s League campaign; culminating in Joachim Low forcing early retirements on Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels and Thomas Muller….

October 11, 2018
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

It’s that time of the year again as the attention of the football world turns to internationals, I lamented in the previous post how boring the international break can be for most football fans who revel in the glow and excitement of everyday club football, thankfully the October international window offers a lot of competitive…

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