Posts Tagged "North Korea"

World Cup Preview: Group G

World Cup Preview: Group G

By on May 28, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

The 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off in just two weeks today, which is so exciting the hair on my legs keeps on spontaneously erupting into flames.  By this time next week – when your correspondent Dotmund (to use his Brazilian footballer nickname) completes his guide to the groups – all the final squads will be announced and we’ll be good to go. ...

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The World Cup Of National Anthems: Part Four

The World Cup Of National Anthems: Part Four

By on Mar 26, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

For many people, major sports tournaments are the only occasion that national anthems are heard. These peculiar tunes have become a genre of their own, transcending the mere hymns that many of them were in first place, and they range from the gloriously uplifting to mournful dirges. The selection of words has, in many countries, brought about national debate that...

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10 Must-See Football TV Shows & Films

10 Must-See Football TV Shows & Films

By on Jan 7, 2010 in Latest | 19 comments

The relationship between football and the box in the corner of your living room is a somewhat complex one. On both the big screen, the game hasn’t particularly well served, in no small part because even all of the drama that can be mustered with the aid of a script, hundreds of actors, a bunch of actors and all the muscle that Hollywood can muster seldom...

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