Like the gods intervening to monkey with the affairs of men this World Cup has, for England, provided the opportunity for that great gazpacho of human emotion – revenge. Not just any revenge but the compete set. What kind gods they be for they provide, in the space of fourteen days, the chance for England [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Argentina'
June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Features, Football
The teams of the Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol [CSF] are having a fine World Cup, much to the despair of their UEFA brothers. While european teams resort to mutiny are we seeing a South American revolution? So much for the theory that a ‘winter’ World Cup might suit the european teams. As we say goodbye [...]
April 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Betting, Football
Assuming this is no coincidence most commentators trot out the adage that European teams don’t travel well. The truth is more likely to be a combination of long seasons, time zones and weather. So the fact that this tournament is played in ‘Winter’ and is in similar time-zones to European competitors has the bookies scratching [...]