New guy Rob is all about the basics. Happy to play ten-yard passes and let those around him do the fancy stuff Rob is a defensive midfielder who goes about his business in a typically un-fussy Yorkshire manner. Interesting fact about Rob: Rumoured to be better at paddle than his fellow Yorkshireman Angry Joe.
The Maradona to Calum’s Gascoigne. His Saturday morning resemblance of a hungover Dr Robotnik in pyjamas belies this left footer’s elegance on the ball. Once he’s taken the sunglasses off, been sick in the bushes and stepped onto the pitch you can’t let this guy get into full flow. Harry loves nothing more than getting […]
While his quiet demeanour may be a break from the Argentinan stereotype, his no-nonsense defending is not. A player of the season contender last year and similarly important this campaign, Gonzalo’s ability to shut out strikers and win every 50-50 is remarkable. His commitment is evidenced in the permanent burn on his thigh due to […]
The Mexican Pirlo is a class act. Wonderful technique with both feet, excellent balance and a keen eye for a pass make EQ a regular in the FCB starting line up. What this guy lacks in stature he makes up for in tenacity and guile in the midfield. Loves a beer and a nap on […]
The ex-Everton and Cefn Druids man is as deadly as they come at this level and possibly a few levels above it as well. Lewis is as hard-working as he is committed and as accurate as he is confident. Lewis is at the heart of everything FCB does both on and off the pitch and […]
The elder of the Majid brothers inspires the same reaction in opposition strikers as his namesake in HBO’s The Wire inspires in drug dealers (here comes Omar). Along with Gonzalo, Omar has formed part of the most imposing and physical centre back pairings in the league over the last couple of seasons and what the […]
The versatile veteran is a fan favourite and a much loved senior figure in the dressing room. He might moan, but he has a great cross. He might not be as quick as he used to be, but he does fantastic warm-ups. He might fall over on the pitch, but he’ll do the worm on […]