Firstly, it had an entire World Cup campaign. Qualification and all. Given Ireland’s shoddy record of making it to the big boy table, this allowed me to live out my dreams and bring my beloved boys in green to the promised land. When I was up for an even bigger challenge, I did the same, […]
“Now I sometimes think, ‘Was that really me? Did that actually happen?’ I had played in the 1995 rugby league World Cup final and lost to Australia at Wembley, so to then play again in another World Cup final, but in a different sport, was amazing. That night in Sydney just changed it all for […]
After two games played, Brazil and Australia sit first and third, respectively, in Group C with three points each. To the surprise of many, it’s Italy who could go top of the group and secure at least a third-place spot in the knockout rounds with a victory over Jamaica on Friday (12 p.m. ET).
As the tournament in Japan nears, it is remarkable to think that there were so many sceptics prior to the first World Cup in 1987. Many in the more hidebound northern hemisphere believed that it would be the thin end of the wedge and would herald professionalism. It did, eight years later. But the demand […]
The World Cup championship celebration hits New York today, as the U.S. Women’s National Team is honored with a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes in lower Manhattan. The parade is under way, and we’ll be updating this post throughout the day with the best scenes.
Posterscope India, the out-of-home (OOH) agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, has rolled out a massive OOH campaign for the latest edition of the FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) World Cup that is currently being held in Russia.The core objective of the campaign is to build awareness, buzz and excitement around the tournament and to […]
Maradona then drew a tenuous connection between World Cup expansion and Fifa reforms in the wake of corruption scandals. “We want a FIFA that is clean so people come back to the stadiums,” he said. “With so much corruption people have got tired of always seeing the same thing.” Previously Maradona had said there was […]
One said: ‘In a world where sport and vaginas very rarely come together with such prominence (see every UK female footballer’s salary versus every UK male footballer’s salary), the likeness can only be a good thing.
— AFC (@theafcdotcom) September 3, 2020 “Qatar can continue to grow their own knowledge of international football following on from last year’s AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 as well as the Copa America. We’re sure everyone will benefit from Qatar’s presence in the competition,” Al Khalifa added.
Costa, however, is back playing for Atletico Madrid, which makes him the likeliest choice when Spain open up against Portugal on June 15, while Morata still has three months to spark a revival. “Morata still has a lot of possibilities to go to the World Cup,” Lopetegui said last week. But it is Moreno who […]