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Russia 2018: Highs and Lows of Round 1

Its been a rollercoaster of a week and so far Russia is all I could have hoped for and more. Here are my personal highs and lows from round 1 of the tournament: Highs 1) Russian roulette I loved the home sides opening performance, I loved Golovins performance. I loved the home crowds engagement. I …

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Russia 2018: Players to Watch

As alluded to in my previous post, there are some fantastic players who  we should be watching. Some are lesser known, and play for not so sparkly teams but they may shine this tournament. Robert Lewandowski Okay, so he’s not unknown, but his national side, Poland are definitely not one of the hot favourites. But …

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Russia 2018: Here Goes

Hi everyone! Much like Zinedine Zidane in 2006, I have taken myself out of early retirement to blog around the FIFA 2018 World Cup (hopefully this doesn’t end the way 2006 ended for him). I have been semi-active on Twitter (you should really follow me), but to catch everyone up, in the last four years …

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3 Reasons why Germany has been successful.

Germany wins the 2014 World Cup

Germany’s success at the World Cup was not a coincidence. Its been a well thought out plan that has taken 14 years to bear fruit. Read how they did it.

Footballers and Politics – should the two mix?

Lionel MEssi Photo Shopped pro-Israel images

Should football and politics/current affairs mix?

World Cup 2014: Fulfilled Wishes

A piece of street art in Brazil featuring Robin Van Persie

Prior to kickoff, I had 10 hopes for World Cup 2014, lets see how kind the Football Gods have been.

Post World Cup Depression?

Suffering from Post World Cup Depression? Relive the tournament with my most popular posts!

World Cup Closing Ceremony: Quick and Painless

World Cup Closing Ceremony

The World Cup Closing Ceremony : no extravaganza, but at least it was painless

WATCH: Lionel Messi, Child Wonder!

Two rare videos of Lionel Messi as a child, playing football.

World Cup 2014 Final Preview: Germany vs Argentina

FIFA World Cup F2014 Final

The FIFA World Cup 2014 Final is here! Its Germany vs Argentina. Here is a preview of the match and a detailed zone-to-zone analysis of the teams.

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