Yearly Archive: 2006

Club America vs FC Barcelona 5

Club America vs FC Barcelona

Well, eyes down for a full house. I’m in the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama and, at the time of writing, there are ten minutes to kick-off. Team news: Barca have put out a surprisingly...

What I’ve Learnt This Week 0

What I’ve Learnt This Week

We’re in Yokohama this evening for Barcelona vs Club Mexico. The Japanese fans are really out in force this evening, and they’re all supporting Barca. It’s going to be a home match for them...

Ahly SC vs Internacional 1

Ahly SC vs Internacional

So, Inter vs Ahly SC tonight. Inter should win this comfortably tonight, but they’d be foolish to treat it as a training match.In spite of their somewhat insipid performance against Auckland City, they’re a...

The Brazilians Are Here! 0

The Brazilians Are Here!

A very long walk through the bowels of The Olympic Stadium took me up to the concourse where the Internacional supporters had congregated and, never having seen Brazilian supporters in the flesh before, nothing...

Oi, FIFA! 0

Oi, FIFA!

The competition proper starts today. I’ll kick off by apologising for the lack of activity on here yesterday, but the jet lag hit me like a tidal wave, and I was unable to function...

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 0-1 Club America 0

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 0-1 Club America

Okay. We’re trying a slightly different approach this evening. It’s so cold out here that I think I’m going to need to keep my fingers working to ward off frostbite. So, I’m going to...

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet 0

Faster Than A Speeding Bullet

Good evening, everyone (I’m nine hours ahead of you, remember?). I was considering writing a full preview of today’s match between Club America and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, but then it occurred to me that...

Ahly SC 2-0 Auckland City 0

Ahly SC 2-0 Auckland City

Well, we’re one step closer to knowing who are going to be the World Club Champions. Or, rather, we aren’t. To be precise, we’re one step closer to knowing who aren’t going to be...