The debate over Spain’s ‘tika-taka’ philosophy has raged in the aftermath of the World Cup Final and Neil O’Hara poses the question – is it football at its best or just plain boring?
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In his first article for BackPageFootball, Callum Wilson describes his thoughts the day after the World Cup Final having sat through another night of BBC coverage.
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In day three of the round of sixteen, Brazil collide with Chile in what will surely be one of the games of the tournament, and the Netherlands clash with the side who toppled the reigning champions, Slovakia. Netherlands -v- Slovakia Durban, 16:00 local time Netherlands – comfortable in qualifications but have yet to get into [...]
In the first of a new series, Neil Sherwin looks at individual moments of brilliance that have helped shape the game that we love. # 1 – Dennis Bergkamp v Argentina, 1998 “Dennis Bergkamp, Dennis Bergkamp, Dennis Bergkamp, DENNIS BERGKAMP, DENNIS BERGKAMP, OOOHHHH DENNIS BERGKAMP!!!” It’s amazing how the repition of just two words over [...]