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Spain did not win the World Cup; Catalonia did, says Eric Cantona

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has courted controversy by suggesting that Spain’s 2010 World Cup victory was a product of the influence of Barcelona players on the team. The legendary French footballer was speaking ahead of the Laureus Sports Awards, which take place in Shanghai on Wednesday. His comments will rile up […]

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 9 – Andres Iniesta Wins It For Spain [VIDEO]

No.9: Andres Iniesta Wins It For Spain (South Africa, 2010) Spain lost their opening game of the 2010 World Cup against Switzerland. There were stratospherically high hopes for Vincent Del Bosque’s side after their win in the European Championships had coincided with the blossoming of world class talents like Xavi, […]

2011: A New Start For Italian Football

2010 was a bad year for Italian football. I tried to think of the positives, but very few came to mind. A disastrous World Cup in South Africa, a bad showing in the Europa League, and only a Champions League victory (guided by a Portuguese mastermind) which retains some dignity […]

World Cup Buzz Ultimate World Cup 23

World Cup Buzz podcast host Richard Farley, along with co-commentators the Gaffer, Laurence McKenna, and Kartik Krishnaiyer selected their ultimate 23 man World Cup squad. Only one England player made the ultimate 23: Left Back Ashley Cole who received the votes of both Krishnaiyer and McKenna. No USA or Mexico […]

World Cup 2010 Spain-Netherlands, Germany-Uruguay Preview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

A new World Cup champion will be crowned on Sunday when European Champions’ Spain face three-time finalists, the Netherlands. Before that, Germany and Uruguay will meet to contest the third place match in Port Elizabeth. To discuss those two matches, I was joined by Laurence McKenna and Kartik Krishnaiyer on […]

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Why Fulham Needs to Stay in the Premier League

Football stadiums can do bizarre things to people’s minds sometimes. For example, I don’t want Fulham to be relegated. It has nothing to do with the fact that they have several American players. Nor does it have anything to do with an admiration for the pleasing style of football that […]

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