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Month: August 2012

Is Jermain Defoe up to the Task?

Is Jermain Defoe up to the Task?

There is always much debate surrounding the merits of Jermain Defoe. Twitter is awash with comments about him being a flat track bully and is nothing more than an impact sub. While I agree with some of the criticism levelled at him, I don’t think Defoe has had enough opportunities at Tottenham to judge him without some level of doubt. If given the chance to lead the line for a full season, would he be able to produce sufficient quality…

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Professional Footballers Turned Poker Players

Professional Footballers Turned Poker Players

Football, like many sports, is a game of adrenaline. It makes sense, therefore, that many of its players seem to be risk-takers who enjoy high-octane thrills. This could explain why so many footballers have turned to gambling, sometimes during their careers to let off a bit of steam, and in other cases taking on a second career in gambling after they retire. Here are the three most notable examples of footballers who turned to one of the most exciting games…

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