Monthly Archives: June 2014

Spain’s Pursuit to Immortality

Soviet Union, Rome, Constantinople, the French Monarchy, Ming Dynasty and the Ottoman Empire. These are just some of the empires that have fallen in civilization’s past. Empires with long lineage, and history of momentous achievements made. You can now add … Continue reading

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A Culture Of Fear: The English National Team

Last season’s Liverpool team was perhaps the best and worst thing to happen to the English national team setup. Brendan Rodgers built a free flowing, attacking squad on a mostly English spine. All Roy Hodgson had to do was take … Continue reading

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Breakdown: Dries Mertens’ Winner vs. Algeria

Belgium kicked off its first World Cup in 12 years with a 2-1 victory over Algeria on Tuesday, but it was far from a cakewalk for the Group H favourites. Algeria led through a Sofiane Feghouli penalty after 25 minutes … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: South Korea

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Algeria

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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USA 2 Ghana 1: SUPERPOWER SUPERPOWER USA! SUPERPOWER SUPERPOWER USA!

On the balance of play the USA were not exemplary, with Ghana picking apart the USA through DeMarcus Beasley’s inadequacies at left back and the midfield being completely overwhelmed. The second half itself made the disparity between the two teams … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Russia

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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