Posts Tagged ‘Portugal’

Champions League - Week In Review 0

Champions League – Week In Review

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Back Page Football’s resident UEFA Champions League correspondent Ger McCarthy reviews the first week of the knockout phase of the 2012 competition and predicts how each of the second legs in the respective ties will go.

World Cup 2018 & 2022 7

World Cup 2018 & 2022

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter today announced that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments following two days of presentations in Zurich.

Lack of plan B costs Portugal 2

Lack of plan B costs Portugal

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Along with England v Germany, Portugal v Spain represented another titanic battle of rival nations. The so-called Iberian derby was billed by many as a potential classic. Free-flowing, end-to-end attacking football was hoped for, but as they did against the Brazilians, Portugal set out to frustrate and stifle the opposition, resting hopes of a goal […]