Category Archives: International Football

FIFA…for the good of the game?

I’m angry with FIFA. I’ll admit it’s partly because I’m still bitter about the spectacular failure of the England 2022 World Cup bid, but it’s also because of the allegations which have come to light this week. In case you … Continue reading

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OptaJoke ‘Previews’… England’s Euro ’96 Squad

OptaJoke Revisits: England’s Euro ’96 Squad ***In this series of blogs, OptaJoke member Carl McQueen goes ‘back to the future’ and utilising his selection of vintage Premier League Merlin Sticker Books, he’ll ‘preview’ a team’s chances for that forthcoming season…therefore … Continue reading

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Torres: A Year in the Life

The 8th April 2010 – Just an ordinary Thursday really. Barack Obama and Russian president Dmitry Medvedev sign an arms reduction treaty, conjoined twins from Ireland were successfully separated in London and the Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died. Britain … Continue reading

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