Alan Robins continues his look at World Cup legends with a focus on one of this year’s top seeds, Switzerland.
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They may be heading home but it’s still worth looking at some of England’s legends.
As Spain prepare to bow out of the World Cup, Sam Mills re-assures us that there’s still a future for tiki-taka style football.
It was only a brief smile, a smirk even. It passed across Vicente Del Bosque’s rumpled features as Chile scored the second goal of their stunningly straightforward 2-0 win against his Spanish team, a fleeting glimpse of the emotions raging beneath the coach’s normally stoic visage. In that moment, his thoughts — or at least some of […]
Niall Noonan on whether the USA can overtake England and win a World Cup in the coming tournaments.
Bill Edgar discusses the term ‘dark horse’ that is bandied about constantly at tournament time.
Alan Robins reflects on the worst possible start to the World Cup for Portugal as they loo to get back on track against USA.
Reports suggest Liverpool are looking to sign Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku if Luis Suarez leaves this summer and could be preparing a £35million move if they lose their star man. CaughtOffside understands that the Anfield boss is planning ahead should the Uruguayan leave Liverpool this summer, with both Barcelona and Real Madrid seemingly ready to […]
Alan Robins’ series continues with Japan and Kunishige Kamamoto.
Ivory Coast’s Laurent Pokou played football against his father’s wishes. Here’s his story, from Alan Robins.