Julian Delicata

Julian Delicata is a medical doctor specialising in Internal and Renal Medicine in Malta, Europe. Away from his family and hospital life, Julian is usually found reading soccer articles and watching the latest match highlights and reels. Countless Sundays glued in front of the television following the Italian Serie A in the late nineties and early noughties ignited his passion for soccer. His dream is to one day see Malta qualify for a UEFA European Championship or World Cup!

STORIES BY Julian Delicata


/ 189 days ago

VAR fails Uruguay after late penalty appeal dismissed

Uruguay left it late to join the party in Qatar, producing its only noteworthy performance in the final group game. On the back of the miserable loss against Portugal, Diego Alonso ditched his oversized hipster white trainers and three man defense. In its place, he opted for an old fashioned pair of formal brown leather […]


/ 193 days ago

Portugal-Uruguay penalty decision ends in controversy

The Portugal-Uruguay penalty controversy was one of many talking points out of Monday's World Cup game, but there were other issues for Uruguay to worry about. No width and no wits. That pretty much sums up Uruguay's performance against Portugal in the first 60 minutes. Despite the security of an experienced three man central defense […]


/ 210 days ago

Uruguay name experienced World Cup squad

Experience is very much the name of the game in the Uruguay World Cup squad. Manager Diego Alonso named six players aged 35 years or over for the FIFA World Cup 2022. The squad contains both Uruguay's most capped player and top scorer. The former is Diego Godín with 159 caps. The nation's top scorer […]


/ 210 days ago

Why are soccer players having cardiac arrests?

As an eleven-year-old, I was shocked when Marc Vivien Foe collapsed in the midst of an intense soccer match between Cameroon, the darlings of the 2003 Confederations Cup, and Colombia. Foe had the physique of a titan and was arguably one of the best African midfielders of the time. He was just 28 years old. […]