Ger McCarthy reviews a weekend of shocks in the Olympic men’s football tournament and predicts who will progress to the knockout stages.
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Ntahn Carr talks up Uruguay’s chances at the upcoming Olympic Games.
With Luis Suarez facing an eight game ban for his comments towards Patrice Evra, Graeme Wallace looks at the the bigger picture.
Back Page Football’s Ger McCarthy takes a nostalgic look back at the Denmark team that competed in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico which is still remembered with great affection as one of the most electrifying sides ever to grace the competition.
Juan Arango offers his thoughts on the Copa America so far.
With all the weekend focus firmly on the Champions League Final, the rather intriguing friendly between Germany and Uruguay slipped under the radar, however Gaurav Dhar was watching for us.
This week’s Al Volo sees Adam Digby focus on the latest player to take centre stage in Serie A – Napoli’s Edinson Cavani.
Uruguay’s World Cup dream came to an end on Tuesday night in Cape Town, with the tournament’s surprise package falling at the penultimate hurdle in the shape of Bert Van Marwijk’s highly organised Holland. Fans were left wondering what could have been had a couple of contentious decisions or half chances gone their way, but […]
Uruguay v Holland Cape Town, Tonight at 7:30 Both sides made this semi-final tie in contrasting circumstances. Holland shocked Brazil by coming from behind to win 2-1, in a game that didn’t personify the Total Football and Samba stylings both nations are known for. Uruguay, via a controversial last minute handball off the line from […]
Eliot Rothwell explores the lack of success for African teams at this World Cup and ponders the fact that none of the African teams were managed by African managers.