Category Archives: What Could Have Been

What Could Have Been: Álvaro Recoba

Uruguay’s World Cup dream came to an end on Tuesday night in Cape Town, with the tournament’s surprise package falling at the penultimate hurdle in the shape of Bert Van Marwijk’s highly organised Holland. Fans were left wondering what could … Continue reading

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What Could Have Been: Denílson

Consistency. It’s not difficult to argue that it’s the backbone of football. The greatest managers in the world swear by it. “Consistency wins things, there’s no question about that.” Not my words, but those of Sir Alex Ferguson. If Fergie … Continue reading

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What Could Have Been: Sebastian Deisler

As part of a collaboration with Back Page Football, Consolation Goal will be taking a look at the careers of some of football’s most talented individuals who, for one reason or another, have failed to fulfill their initial hype and … Continue reading

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