• "The ball is round, the game lasts 90 minutes, everything else is pure theory"

    (Sepp Herberger, West German 1954 World Cup winning coach)

Strategy: None. Tactics: Buying Players

Strategy: None. Tactics: Buying Players

Some clubs think that buying players is something they have to do “for the fans”

Qatar is The Terror Funding World Cup Host

Qatar is The Terror Funding World Cup Host

European decision makers should be aware that Qatar is using European football to launder its image

Is James Better Than Isco?

Is James Better Than Isco?

The World Cup is the biggest event in the World of football but 5 great games are just 5 great games

The Perfect Captain

The Perfect Captain

Philipp Lahm always made the right decisions at the right time

Ode to Les Murray

Ode to Les Murray

The soccer loving immigrant has re-created his world

Stars are so Passé

Stars are so Passé

Individual awards are for losers

No. Not Maradona

No. Not Maradona

Messi didn’t score with his hand, he didn’t hand his opponents a bottle of water laced with tranquilizers. He is not a cheat

Not a Machine. An Organism

Not a Machine. An Organism

They Germans weren’t “put together” like a machine, they were developed and groomed for years

Will Suarez Work For Barcelona? It Depends on Messi

Will Suarez Work For Barcelona? It Depends on Messi

Messi, Suarez and Neymar will work well together if the Argentinean will play like a playmaker

German FA vs Argentinean FA. Who Do You Want to Celebrate a World Cup Win?

German FA vs Argentinean FA. Who Do You Want to Celebrate a World Cup Win?

I couldn’t stand watching Julio Grondona lift the World Cup

Between Cruyff and Van Gaal

Between Cruyff and Van Gaal

In 1974 Van Gaal was the school’s nerd but now, like many other nerds, he’s a winner

Brazil Has Some Rethinking To Do

Brazil Has Some Rethinking To Do

Maybe the horrible loss vs Germany will allow Brazilian football to rethink its ways

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