World Cup 2014 Group G Review – A Jog For Joachim ?

World Cup Group G consists of teams from Germany , Ghana , USA and Portugal and kicks off with the fixture between Germany and Portugal in Salvador on June 16th. Hot favourites to win this group are Germany , seen by the football cognoscenti as the one team from Europe that possibly win this tournament when it is based in South America. Having only lost one game since August 2012  , having a … [Read more...]

Italy under pressure of their own making

Italy can't afford to keep putting themselves under pressure of their own making. Italy versus Germany in the semi-final of Euro 2012, the match England should have been playing. Well, maybe not, but it's nice to dream. The last three weeks have shown how football can bring a diverse range of people together who all share the same passion. Gomez in attack for Germany, 3 changes in all from the … [Read more...]

Spain are the stars, they haven’t got Ronaldo though

It’s fair to say we have the best four teams in the competition in the semi-finals of Euro2012. Germany v Italy and Portugal v Spain. Spain has lost just nine times in 37 encounters including 1-0 win in the last 16 on the way to their victory at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Portugal got their revenge with a four goal victory in Lisbon less than five months later, giving the reigning world … [Read more...]

England’s Chow Down in Kiev

Azzurri tackle Roy Hodgson’s England in Kiev with the winner getting the privilege of taking on the mighty Germany on Thursday. Wayne Rooney is well polished up having been a bit rusty mid-week. He marked his comeback recently in fine form with a superb goal on Tuesday against Ukraine, sending England through triumphantly as group winners. After eight years without a goal up until he tapped one … [Read more...]