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

We shall, for a time, ignore Ghana. Uruguay won the first World Cup and – as a shock result – twenty years and a World War later picked up a second trophy. They were a team before the fifties and like Hungary they have faded to football’s history but occasionally reoccur. They have come to […]

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If second game draws are dispiriting then defeat – heavy defeat at that – in the opening game of the World Cup is a sizeable bubble bursting which it is hard to recover from. Australia’s 4-0 defeat was that bubble burst and not just in the size of the defeat but the nature of it. […]

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