Category Archives: World Football

Does Brazil’s success spell the end for tiki-taka?

Munich and Rio de Janeiro are approximately 6000 miles apart, the cities’ traditional drinks couldn’t be more different from one another and both, the Bavarian capital and the city of the carnival, had very little in common until yesterday.

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Confederations Cup 2013: Tahiti’s goal against Nigeria was football’s Olympic moment

It’s not often that a 6-1 drubbing is greeted by the losing team like a last minute winner in a World Cup final, but such was the joy expressed by Tahiti players after they scored against Nigeria, that we could … Read more…

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Dear sponsors, sit where you like

“Inspire a generation” and “The greatest tickets on Earth” are mottos with whom we’ve become familiar since last Friday, when the Olympic extravaganza began.

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Revealed: How Chelsea can stop Barcelona!

Tonight’s match between Barcelona and Chelsea at the Camp Nou represents a real chance for Chelsea to reach the final of the Champions League. Logic tells you they should lose a game against the best side in world football based … Read more…

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It is time for football to act – Fabrice Muamba and Piermario Morosini were not the first!

The footballing world has been stunned this season after witnessing two players suffering cardiac arrests during matches in the space of just a month. Fabrice Muamba is the high-profile Premier League footballer whose collapse stunned the usually vibrant White Hart Lane crowd … Read more…

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World Football Special: Is “Death to Arabs” just another football chant?

“Mavet la ‘aravim” is Hebrew for “Death to Arabs” and is regularly chanted at football grounds throughout Israel. It was recently recorded being sung by some fans after a Beitar Jerusalem victory before the same fans turned on a couple … Read more…

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