Russia vs A Clueless Coachless Spain –

Football.  What is it about this sport that can fill people with more patriotism more passion and more pride than any other sport when it comes to the World Cup?  We see players chasing a ball but we do not see the many journeys that they have made, the sacrifices, the injuries and injections that…

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Spain’s Dramatic Draw Against Morocco

Spain had a tremulous start to the World Cup 2018.  Just a few days before the kick-off, their coach, Julen Lopetegui was sacked by the Spanish football federation for signing a contract with Real Madrid. Three matches into the tournament, and the drama hasn’t ceased.  Last night’s match against Morocco was testimony to this.  The…

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The Many Meanings of the World Cup C2

The World Cup is upon us once again.  The tournament means a lot to a lot in more ways than one.  Over the next 35 days and 64 matches there will be a plethora of moments filled with joy and others filled with outrage.  A few people detest the World Cup, but on the whole…

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