The Republic of Ireland’s first ever experience in the World Cup is one the nation will likely never forget, as they managed to engineer their “agricultural style of football” into the quarter-finals of Italia ’90. Ireland were not fancied at … Continue reading
Luis Suarez finds himself at the centre of another storm of controversy following Uruguay’s 1-0 win over Italy, as he appears to have bitten down on to the shoulder of Giorgio Chiellini. The saddening aspect of the latest in a … Continue reading
Croatia’s creative axis out to ruin Seleção’s homecoming.
On Thursday, hundreds of millions will tune in to the World Cup’s opening ceremony and curtain raiser; Brazil v Croatia. For Brazilians, it will be the glorious homecoming of the World Cup to its greatest nation and a chance … Continue reading
It was the show-piece for international football’s most intense rivalry; the 1974 World Cup Final between West Germany and Netherlands in Munich is still regarded as one of the most dramatic and shocking finals in the competition’s history. For the Dutch, … Continue reading
It is times like these when a football club, especially one of the stature of Manchester United, need to simply focus on getting back to the top. The misery and indignation that has engulfed this year’s campaign will perhaps never … Continue reading
One of the most unsettling sights in football is a serious injury. Watching as a player writhes in pain, cries of anguish echoing through pitch. Players, still standing, can only watch on with extreme trepidation in the hope that it … Continue reading