After many of the world’s most iconic footballer’s endured exasperating World Cup campaigns, there are ever growing worries that the hectic European schedule is damaging International football’s pinnacle.
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 […]
Jordan Henderson is the last man standing. Of the three expensive – see: overpriced – Englishmen brought in by Kenny Dalglish, gone are Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing. Of this North Eastern triumvirate, it is the boy from Sunderland who remains. Many balked at the fee when Liverpool paid £16m – potentially rising to £20m […]