Posts from ‘May, 2014’

Never mind the slick Nike ads

This is great. The 33 Chilean miners trapped underground for 69 days in 2010, stir the passion for Chile’s World Cup team… Continue reading

Argentina’s messy relationship with Messi

Messi of Argentina looks down as he walks during a friendly soccer match against Albania in Buenos AiresIt’s complicated. Great look at why World’s best player gets ‘meh’ in home country…… Continue reading

Be careful with your World Cup betting

spainworldcup20101Only once since 1994 has the Favourite won the Tournament. Simon Kuper explains with pith…… Continue reading

Brazilian Artist Paulo Ito’s World Cup Mural Goes Viral

8405b0884d253033b2409ba42048a3b6_crop_northAnother perspective on The World Cup in Brazil. Worth remembering –… Continue reading

The Rise of the Red Devils

FBL-WC2014-QUALIFIERS-BEL-SRBIs Belgium really a “top contender” for the World Cup in Brazil..? Excellent read here

Atletico Madrid claim La Liga

atlet1At last the Barca/Real duopoly in La Liga is broken. Well done Athletico. I saw this match and boy it was stirring… Continue reading

18 Hilarious Football Fails

soccer.failsFootball is great. The Beautiful Game. And then there are time when things go awry. Epic fails, compiled here. Look –… Continue reading

Books to read for the World Cup

Soccer.BooksOne month away. Time enough read all, including mine, The World is a Ball… Continue reading

Coleen Rooney endures Twitter backlash

Coleen-RooneyYou can take ’em out of Liverpool, but you can’t take Liverpool out of ’em: Wayne Rooney’s missus Tweets support for Liverpool FC on final day of EPL Season… Continue reading

Real without Ronaldo

_74781463_hi022222659Can they win La Liga..?

How good is Italy’s depth?

Football-grandmotherThis elderly lady shows off the innate Italian skill… Continue reading

Brazil lunchtime kick-offs ‘inhumane’

BaresiWho will wilt in the Brazil heat..? Brutal weather will ruin some European teams…