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

There is a levelling which football brings and a meritocracy. Argentina talked a good game – many have – but it is increasingly clear that in a tournament where the idea of overwhelming individual excellence of single players has (once again) been overshadowed by well crafted teams perhaps the best example of which is Joachim […]

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The World Cup is the biggest event on the planet and that the pressure has got to some of the players is perhaps understandable. Until Jesus returns – not Navas but the Biblical one – there will be nothing that has so many pairs of eyes on it. That the pressure gets to some players […]

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The popular thinking which tells us that two wins in a group stage will see a team through to the next round – almost correct although it is possible for three nations to end up with six points in a group where one team loses all matches, no team wins all and no team draws […]

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“Messi, he is my Maradona” said the man himself. I feel my blood boil. I loathe Diego Maradona to make up for all the adulation he gets which he so ill deserves. As a young man watching the World Cup in 1982 I liked the look of the little guy – back that I was […]

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