Reviving a legacy: Rebuilding domestic football dominance

Reviving a legacy: Rebuilding domestic football dominance

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Latvian football is hardly the finest on the European football, but that doesn’t prevent it from being noteworthy. A story of former dynasties, and newly-emerging ones, make it an interesting place.

Skonto Riga were for a period in the 1990s and early 2000s the pinnacle of football coming out of the Baltic region.

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QUICK READS: Women’s Super League smashes attendance records

QUICK READS: Women’s Super League smashes attendance records

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

After four of the six Women’s Super League games taking place this weekend were played at the larger men’s Premier League and Championship football stadiums of their respective sides – taking advantage of the ongoing international break – the league confirmed it smashed a number of attendance records.

More than 70,000 people turned out across the country to watch the women’s football matches, including a record 38,262 supporters at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to watch Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over north London rivals Spurs.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Gabriel BRAZAO

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Gabriel BRAZAO

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Gabriel Brazao is a top Brazilian goalkeeping talent, who is currently contracted to Inter Milan and on loan at Albacete in the Spanish second division.

The 19-year-old originally came through the youth setup at Cruzeiro in Brazil, before making the move across to Europe in January 2019 when he moved to Italian side Parma for a significant transfer fee.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Chris Wood

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Chris Wood

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Chris Wood is a New Zealand international and striker who currently plays for Premier League side Burnley.

The 27-year-old forward joined Sean Dyche’s side from Leeds United in 2017 and has made 72 league appearances for the side, scoring 25 goals.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Atdhe Nuhiu

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Atdhe Nuhiu

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Atdhe Nuhiu is a powerful Kosovo international striker who currently plays for Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.

The 30-year-old striker started his career in Austria, playing for a number of sides before his performances with Rapid Wien – and on loan at Turkish top flight side Eskisehirspor – were enough to attract the attention of Sheffield Wednesday.

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