In the third of his five installments on the career of the recently retired Ronaldo, Kevin Doran takes a look at the moment that captured the hearts of fans worldwide in March 2009.
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Al Volo is back with a look at how Inter may be the great white hope for the future of the Italian national side.
In his second installment of a 5 part series, Kevin Doran takes a look at some of the headline moments dotted throughout the career of El Fenomeno.
A footballing phenomenon hangs up his boots this week as Brazilian legend Ronaldo calls time on a sensational career. In the first of a 5 part series, Kevyn Doran looks at the special moments that defined a superstar.
As England continue to struggle on the international stage, their rivals reap the rewards of putting their faith in youth, and Eliot Prince looks at the lessons that can be learnt from the success of Germany, Holland and Spain amongst others.
In this week’s One 2 Watch, Kevin features Brazilian attacker Wellington Silva who recently made the switch from the Brazilian top division to the Arsenal youth system, where it looks like he will go on loan to a European club to further develop his ability. Wellington is regarded as one of the finest talents to come out of Brazil over the last eighteen months, and was fought hard to get by the Arsenal scouting team, fending off some of Europe’s biggest teams.
While most of the nation focuses on the men’s senior side’s European Championship qualifier with Andorra on Tuesday, the Republic of Ireland under 17 women’s team have gotten their World Cup campaign underway in Trinidad and Tobago. Noel King’s side put in a good showing in their opening group game against Brazil, but went down [...]
Tim Hill takes a final glance over this summer’s World Cup and outlines some of the more intruiging tactical formations that were on show in South Africa.
A shock victory from the Netherlands knocks the in-tournament favourites Brazil out of the World Cup in rather freakish circumstances. After Brazil cruised through the first half clearly the better team, Holland struck back out of nowhere, helped by some poor goalkeeping from Julio Cesar. From there, Dunga’s men lost any structure and discipline. A [...]
Netherlands v Brazil Port Elizabeth, Friday at 3PM Brazil breezed past Chile somewhat unsurprisingly in the second round. So far, Dunga’s men are looking fantastic and are well on course to deliver yet another world title. The tactics and the structure of their side is unbreakable, and with the right mix of quality and skill [...]