Browsing All posts tagged under »World Cup«

The Dust Has Settled.. BUT

December 4, 2010 by


Im still at a loss as to how England are not hosting the World Cup in 2018? Of course, its all down to FIFA and how they operate and naturally being English im biased on this matter. Yet, all logical reasons pointed to England winning the 2018 bid, we have the stadiums, we have the history and […]

The Capello Index – are you sure?

July 17, 2010 by


Fabio Capello caused uproar in South Africa when it emerged he wanted to publish his ratings of the England team after each game, thankfully the FA managed to persuade him to wait until after the tournament has finished. So, the time has come for Fabio to release his ratings on the England team South Africa, […]

Vuvuzelas, Maradona and Pundits.

July 12, 2010 by


The World Cup is finally over, last night Spain edged past Holland to claim their first ever World Cup. I don’t think anyone can argue that Spain are without doubt the best team in the world, although they didn’t really hit the heights they should have done. This could be down to a magnitude of […]

The Future is Bright, The Future is Orange

July 7, 2010 by


Well, I could write a huge long post about the Dutch, clogs, windmills and tulips but I think after lasts nights game you only need to see one thing. 17 minutes in and the Dutch have possession in the Uruguay half and the ball gets played across field to Giovanni Van Bronckhorst… WALLOP!! NETBUSTER!!  Well […]

FIFA to cross the line…

June 30, 2010 by


The argument about video technology hit catastrophic heights this week following Lampards deft shot which was clearly over the line, even Sepp Blatter has backtracked and admitted it would be foolish not to re-open the debate about introducing video technology. Infact, Blatter even went as far as apologizing to the English FA over the incident, […]

It could be worse, we could be French?

June 28, 2010 by


  This weekends events in Bloemfontein was a real wake up call for English football, getting smashed 4-1 by the Germans on the Worlds biggest stage will take a long time for me and the rest of England to get over. With hindsight this result had been coming, the performances against USA and Algeria were […]