Tag Archives: World Cup 2014

Sportsthoughts (106) – World Cup reflections, day 4

So we are 4 days in and the football has been pretty good so far. Brazil overcame early nerves to beat Croatia 3-1, with strong performances from Oscar and Neymar. Sets them up to win the group. Will be Spain, … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (105) – World Cup predictions!

It’s here! Forget FIFA corruption, criticism of Brazil’s preparations, England’s sniffiness about the tropical location of Manau, social unrest, injury scares. It’s football, football, football! I put my predictions together for a competition amongst a few friends, and this is … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (89) – That World Cup Draw

So, two days on, how’s that Group of Death looking? The Todesgruppe as the Germans call it. Love those compound nouns. England find themselves in Group D, with Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica. With their first game, against Italy, to be … Continue reading

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