Month: June 2018

England 6-1 Panama: England have six appeal!

Wow! We all expected England to beat Panama but few dared predict they’d do it with this much style. Gareth Southgate made the one enforced change to his side brining in Ruben Loftus-Cheek for the injured Dele Alli which meant against expectation Raheem Sterling was retained. Panama started quite well and made a couple of

Continue reading
Advertisements

World Cup 2018: Day 10

Day 9 Summary- Brazil leave it late, Shaqiri shatter Serbia Brazil kicked proceedings off against Costa Rica expected to claim a routine win. But Costa Rica reminded everyone why they did so well at Brazil 2014 with a dogged defensive display. Brazil grew increasingly frustrated with the referee eventually telling Neymar to just shut up.

Continue reading

England’s 2nd Game Record: Good Times, Bad Times…

England got off to a rare winning start at this World Cup but what has history taught us about their second game of past groups? Well there’s a lot more rough than smooth… Good Times England 0-0 Holland (1990) The pivotal game of England’s Italian odyssey came against European Champions Holland. After the dire opener

Continue reading

World Cup 2018: Day 9

The World Cup keeps rumbling on with another team eliminated, two more going through and a Superpower humiliated… Day 8 summary: Caballero’s calamity & Modric Magic down Argentina The early match saw Denmark get off to a blistering start against Australia and star man Christian Eriksen hit a stunning volley for the early lead, Denmark had

Continue reading

World Cup 2018: Day 8

World Cup 2018: Day 7 Day 7 Review: Suarez and Ronaldo strike as exodus begins. Day 7 proved the dullest of the World Cup so far with 3 fixtures pitching the weak against the strong and inevitable bus parking by Iran, Saudi Arabia and erm Portugal. Portugal started proceedings against Morocco with the North African side

Continue reading

Top 5 New Football documentary films

Unless you’re living with tribes in the Amazon untouched by civilisation you’ll be aware there’s a football tournament on right now. That’s lead to a lot of new football programming on television, for those who aren’t getting enough football with 3 live games a day here are 5 great watches; Scotland ’78: A Love Story

Continue reading