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How Africa is faring in Brazil

As of Thursday last week, the African contingency participating at the World Cup have not done their continent any real justice, with the overall record between the five nations amounting to one win, one draw and three losses. Cameroon crashed out of the World Cup after two extremely dismal performances. In their first match against Mexico, two extra More...

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By faza657 On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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The World Cup Champions’ Curse

It has happened yet again. It occurred in 2002 in South Korea, when then World Cup 1998 champions France were unceremoniously knocked out of the group stages. Then, fast forward eight years, Italy find themselves More...

By faza657 On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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All eyes on Blatter

In recent weeks, FIFA president and honourary scumbag Sepp Blatter has come under heavy scrutiny by several World Cup sponsors including Budweiser and Sony to name a few. The reason? Corruption, of course. Calls More...

By faza657 On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Too much Football is bad for Football

Ever since the qualification phase for the World Cup began, us fans have received a constant and seemingly never ending river of heartbreaking news regarding injured stars who will not take part in Brazil this summer. More...

Didier Drogba
By faza657 On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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The Ones to Watch – Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba Each week, we shall be looking into one of the greatest footballers in modern football and the impact they can potentially make when the World Cup commences in June. For some players such as Andrea More...

By faza657 On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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New World Cup song by Vengaboys causes a stir

1990s Dutch Eurodance  group the Vengaboys are back for the World Cup with a song that is a tad too sexy for pre-watershed television. The music video which has just been released two weeks ahead of the tournament, More...

By faza657 On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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The Ones to Watch – Thiago Silva

Each week, we shall be looking into one of the greatest footballers in modern football and the impact they can potentially make when the World Cup commences in June. Very few defenders in modern football can come More...

By faza657 On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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The Five Snubbed Ones

With the full squads participating at this summer’s World Cup confirmed and announced by now, a number of players have also been confirmed as missing, whether through injury or inability to qualify. There More...

By faza657 On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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The Devolution of Football – Part 2

In the first part of this article, this writer has expressed his opinion on how the standard level of football has decreased over the years, with this part of the article delving deeper into this particular issue. Tiki More...

By faza657 On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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The Devolution of Football

Whilst this sport has seen massive strides forward off the pitch such as the (attempted) eradication of racism, hooliganism and negative fanaticism surrounding said sport, the way the game is played has also changed More...

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