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

The third round of games in a World Cup makes decisions. It does it quick – sixteen games in four days – and it does it without pity. The wheat is separated from the chaff and before the first game in the second phase teams will be home, managers will have left and the World […]

Read more...



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 […]

Read more...



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 […]

Read more...