BfB Goes To The World Cup 2010 (Without leaving the front room)

The World Cup deserves matches like Ghana’s 2-1 win over the USA and players like Asamoah Gyan deserve to the World Cup to make their mark. Minutes into extra time after a 1-1 ninety minutes a ball raked from the back saw Carlos Bocanegra and Asamoah Gyan running in a battle for the ball which […]

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Jermaine Defoe was a young footballer at Charlton Athletic before – at 14 – defecting to West Ham because as a club they would be better for him. He was a part of a West Ham side that got relegated before exiting to Spurs and a return to the Premier League where he felt he […]

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Two goalkeeping errors in the first round of Group C games have shaped the progress Slovenia are making in the World Cup with an English keeper’s slip and an Algerian’s mistake meaning that while The United States ended up with a draw with England, Slovenia got the win. Slovenia are a maligned side not considered […]

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The first round of games has been marked by fear and the results of giving into that fear. If one moment summed up the opening sixteen games it was New Zealander Winston Reid heading home in the last minute against a Slovakia side who feared adding to the one goal they had and were punished […]

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Before the game the rumours give us a team of Green, Johnson, King, Terry, A Cole, Lennon, Lampard, Gerrard, Milner, Heskey and Rooney and as I mull that I wonder how we have got to the stage of rumoured teams – any number of people including myself are gnashing teeth at the idea of lacking […]

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