Spain celebrating their win over Portugal…
Spain became the first team to qualify for the semifinals on Day 2 of the U19 European Championships Group Stage. Spain’s second consecutive win means they will feature in the semifinals for the first time since they won the tournament in 2007. Meanwhile, Italy failed to score in their second consecutive game, Croatia failed to take advantage of an extra man against Italy, France continues their scoring streak with five more goals against Austria and Netherlands rebounded from their game 1 loss by beating England (making Group A very interesting going into… Continue reading
The World Cup final happens this Sunday, July 11th. Hopefully you already knew that. If not, read our World Cup final preview and get yourself up to speed.
Everyone else, I have two simple questions for you:
1. Netherlands or Spain: Who do you think will win the World Cup? 2. Why?
So we’re not accused of precition cowardice, Chris and myself pick our winners below:
1. Chris: 2-1 Spain. 2. Why: There’s something in the ability of the Dutch midfield to break up play, but there’s something even more in the ability of the Spanish attack – the one… Continue reading
Soccer rules are not difficult to understand, and the simplest rule is that the team that scores the most goals in the course of the game wins. Soccer is a straightforward game with simple rules to understand. The maximum length of the ground is 200 yards and breadth is 100 yards. Referee in the game ensures that all the players follow the set rules.
A soccer game lasts for two separate half, and each period lasts for forty-five minutes. As per official soccer rules, each team can have ten outfield players and one goalkeeper on… Continue reading
THE BIG PICTURE Many will be shocked to see Uruguay still alive and kicking, and just one win away from the World Cup final. Theoretically South America’s fifth best team (based on World qualification) la celeste have outlasted Chile, Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina to be CONMEBOL’s sole remaining representative. Some might even be annoyed at Uruguay’s presence here, since it’s a direct result of Luis Suarez’ handball (since Adiyiah’s header was definitely going in). Good news for those people is that Suarez is suspended for this game as a result of that handball, which breaks up that fearsome Forlan/Suarez combo… Continue reading