Reading quotes from Sven after the Ivory Coast snore draw with Portugal confirmed what I had long suspected. Like a cross between Zelig and Forrest Gump, Sven is an idiot with a knack for being in the right place at the right time. He has never been shy of throwing his hat in the ring [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Mexico'
June 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Armchair Fan, De Bunker, Features, Football
Well, at last, WCO gets to write about the actual World Cup, not the lot of speculative guff that has passed for comment over the last six weeks or more. It is clear that South Africa has gone quite, quite barmy. The opening ceremony like all major sporting event ceremonies was full of literal visual [...]
May 31st, 2010 · No Comments · De Bunker, Features
After the Champions League final, we all enter the football free few weeks before the big kick off on June 11th. I say football free, who am i kidding, there were of course plenty of final preparation friendlies that were played. The age old question ‘ what does a friendly prove?’ is still worth asking, [...]
May 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Armchair Fan, Features, Football
After last nights game against Mexico there can be no doubt about who goes and who stays. Assuming that Capello takes 3 goalkeepers, and he’d be the only coach not to, the seven selected themselves last night whatever happens against Japan on Sunday. At full back it was a chance to decide who understudies Cole [...]