Football players (that’s soccer for our American English speaking peers) have a reputation for being overpaid, overrated and obnoxious. A feeling that has been emphasised by the media, which forced The F.A. to suggest that players take a voluntary 30% reduction, which was rejected. Such decisions do not really help the ill-feeling towards football players … More Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?
Sport is full of success, disappointment, victory and togetherness, but none of that was shown by the Cameroon team on their way out of the Women’s FIFA World Cup. Even after the final whistle, their ridiculous antics were carried into the press conference by head coach Alain Djeumfa. Key Events: (Minute of game) Yvonne Leuko … More Football: What an Absolute Came-farce!
Welcome to the World Cup final! We started with thirty-two nations competing for the World Cup, and only France and Croatia remain. There wouldn’t have been many people predicting this, not even Croatians. No Brazil, who were knocked out by Belgium in the quarters, despite having dominated the game. No Spain, who suffered at the … More FIFA World Cup 2018 | The Final
(Author: Manfriend, of course) After two weeks of non-stop ball chasing, diving, goal scoring and suggestions to the referee to check VAR, we have wrapped up the groups. Many of the big guns have managed to make it through safely, despite not looking overly convincing. That can’t be said for Germany, who got dumped out … More FIFA World Cup 2018 | Round of 16
Manfriend here again. Let’s talk the World Cup. So the first round of the group games are over, but what have we actually learned from them? Welcome to my roundup of what’s happened, and my predictions for each group at the end of the group stage. Group A Russia v. Saudi Arabia 5-0 Uruguay v. … More FIFA World Cup 2018 | The End of Round 1