"But it's the past, I had a chat with Rooney when I arrived back in Manchester. We are still friends, we speak about that and he understands my point of view. … [Read more...] about Rooney says Cristiano Ronaldo’s wink after England star’s red card at 2006 World Cup brought Man Utd duo CLOSER together
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It was a rag-tag crew, with shared sadnesses and deeply personal ones, too; all joined in the expectation of a happiness whose vessel, a brilliant football team, they could never have foreseen. We arrived in Kaunas and so, it seemed, did the entire Bosnian diaspora. Laisves Aleja, the main street, played host to reunions of impossible poignancy. Cousins separated by war and then by oceans melted into each other’s arms. Childhood friends from Sarajevo or Mostar picked each other out in a crowd and retold stories that had gathered dust. And now they would go to the football together. … [Read more...] about My favourite game: Lithuania v Bosnia-Herzegovina, World Cup qualifier 2013
It will be the first under the new format and will take place in China with six confederations involved, replacing the unpopular Confederations Cup. … [Read more...] about Uefa set to back ‘summer Champions League’ starting next year to rival Fifa’s 24-team Club World Cup
Years later I would come to realise I’d seen Oscar Crino and Eddie Krncevic, legends of the game like Charlie Yankos, Farina, Graham Arnold or Paul Wade, in the flesh. But at the time I just stung with utter humiliation. As apt a beginning as any for a 30-year love affair with Australian football. … [Read more...] about My favourite game: Australia v Israel, World Cup qualifier 1989
This time the official choice is Huddersfield band Embrace (above) with World At Their Feet. Will you be hearing it sung from the stands in Germany or in front of the big screen in your local? Or will another one of these contenders be the sound of summer instead? … [Read more...] about WORLD AT THEIR FEET.. FINGERS IN YOUR EARS?