This may just be the best thing France has done since ‘98 (or ‘00 if you prefer). In the wake of that massive mental and behavioral meltdown that was their World Cup 2010 campaign, a show of bad football and even worse insubordination, the French Football Federation has suspended the entire World Cup squad for their next game at the request of new head honcho Laurent Blanc.
Blanc said: “I obviously cannot act as if nothing had happened in South Africa.”
“I followed the events with sadness, I was disappointed with the sporting results and I was shocked by certain… Continue reading
England coach Fabio Capello has been pretty true to his word about only wanting in-form players in his World Cup squad.
England coach Fabio Capello still has a lot to ponder as he considers which players to drop from his World Cup squad. Who would be on your final list?
It’s Inter vs Bayern in the 2010 Champions League Final tomorrow. The biggest game in club football. Maybe in the world, if you believe Jose Mourinho, who recently claimed the Champions League was bigger than the World Cup.
Plenty of the players involved in tomorrow’s game will soon be able to make a direct comparison between the two, as the Champions League final is their last game before joining their national teams for World Cup duty. The following is a (hopefully?) complete list of every player potentially involved in the Champions League final, and currently listed on a national… Continue reading
The BBC montage from WC ‘06.
- Only 4 teams without Prem reps in WC squads. (The Best Eleven)
- Chicago news team fails basic geography. (Dirty Tackle)
- An Italian WC preview. (Italy WCB)
- Breakin’ down the bees. (Just Like Watchin’ Brasil)
- Real Madrid planning to top last summer’s spending. (Unprofessional Foul)
- A World Cup indie record compilation. (Indiecator Records)
- Carlos Queiroz’s curious World Cup squad. (The Portugeezer)
From left to right, that’s Santos attacking trio Ganso, Robinho and Neymar. Don’t they look happy? You will do too if you click below and see the three doing a football themed re-enactment of Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” video.
Wondering they those three players are in Brazil kits, and why this ad is World Cup themed? Turns out Seara is a fully paid up member of the World Cup sponsor gang.