Author Archives: Brendan Bate

About Brendan Bate

Aspiring Football expert and freelance writer. I've been following the European game since before it was cool to know who the Top Brass is. I'll bore to death anybody silly enough to ask me about Manchester United. you can follow me on twitter for more of the same @brendan22340

Did Newcastle’s Gamble On Ben Arfa Reveal a Wise Scouting Policy Or Common Sense?

Posted on by Brendan Bate

Despite their lowly league position, Newcastle United can boast some very talented players, most of whom were acquired through smart, at least in hindsight, business on the transfer market. While the quoted prices for player transactions can be confusing and … Continue reading