Home » Uncategorized

Uncategorized

World Cup 2014: Bizarre and Hilarious Moments

World Cup 2014: Bizarre and Hilarious Moments

In a World Cup full of twists and turns, it’s time to look back on some of the stranger moments of World Cup 2014. The James Rodriguez Grasshopper After taking a penalty against Brazil, James Rodriguez was joined in his celebrations by the giant insect which latched onto his arm. Making a brilliant cameo appearance, the grasshopper went completely unnoticed ... Read More »

Di Maria- Pogba Swap makes sense

Di Maria- Pogba Swap makes sense

One of the most unusual rumors of this transfer window is the swap rumor involving Pogba of Juventus and Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid. While this rumor may sound weird, this deal signals a gamble taken by Real Madrid that could actually pay off. Throughout this world cup teams all over the world have been on the watch out ... Read More »

World Cup 2014 Ends For Neymar; How Far Can Brazil Go?

World Cup 2014 Ends For Neymar; How Far Can Brazil Go?

Brazil’s star man Neymar has sustained a back injury in the 2-1 win over Colombia that sees his tournament come to an abrupt end. Neymar left the field on a stretcher in tears after being kneed in the back by Juan Zuniga. He fractured a vertebrae in his spine in a challenge that went unpunished by the referee. A record ... Read More »

Why Liverpool must not be Bullied into selling Suarez on the cheap

Why Liverpool must not be Bullied into selling Suarez on the cheap

Messi, Neymar and Suarez it sounds like a ridiculously formidable forward line and as each day goes by it seems the Suarez to Barcelona move is becoming increasingly more imminent. However, with the Uruguayan forward having that four month ban from all footballing activities hanging over his head after his bite on Giorgio Chiellini it’s easy to forget that Liverpool ... Read More »

I’m Sorry: Suarez Apologises for World Cup Bite

I’m Sorry: Suarez Apologises for World Cup Bite

Luis Suarez has tonight issued an apology for biting Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay’s Last 16 encounter with Italy at the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil. The Liverpool striker took to his Facebook and Twitter accounts to apologise to the Italian defender, almost a week after the incident occurred after having ‘the opportunity to regain calm and reflect about the reality’. Suarez went on ... Read More »

Passion; Is it REALLY the problem for England?

Passion; Is it REALLY the problem for England?

This morning, as per usual my Twitter feed is filled with England fans bemoaning the apparent lack of passion shown by the England players in this year’s World Cup. Examples include: “If England played with half of Greece’s passion we could be very dangerous” “With a bit of luck by the next tournament England football team will of learnt to ... Read More »

The future can still be rosy but without Roy

The future can still be rosy but without Roy

A few months ago I suggested that Roy Hodgson should resign on the grounds of his age and the fact that he can’t communicate properly with players a third his age. My views haven’t changed. I also suggested that Gary Neville should take over, assisted by brother Phil,  so the age gap would be closer. That view hasn’t changed either. ... Read More »

Celebrate at your peril

Celebrate at your peril

Clarence Seedorf was right when he said Ghana had thrown away the opportunity to beat Germany. Instead they were  pegged back to a 2-2 draw. He blamed their lack of focus on the celebrations following the goal which put the Ghanaians 2-1 ahead. And I have to agree with him. Most people in football know that the majority of teams ... Read More »

World Cup Preview: Group C

World Cup Preview: Group C

As the days until the 2014 World Cup continue to roll off, its upwards and onwards with our Group previews here at footyblog, as today we bring you our all-inclusive preview of Group C, an interesting one to say the least featuring Colombia without Radamel Falcao, Greece, the Ivory Coast, and Japan. Group Overview Group C brings together 4 nations with ... Read More »

A winning England team with close connections

A winning England team with close connections

Players get used to the strengths and weaknesses of club team mates every week in the Premier League so it makes sense to continue with this policy in the international team. But we need to analyse this a little more before we start our World Cup campaign. For example, Joe Hart obviuosly has no Kompany or Cliche to roll the ball ... Read More »