World Cup Preview: Group G

World Cup Preview: Group G

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...
The World Cup Of National Anthems: Part Four

The World Cup Of National Anthems: Part Four

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...
10 Must-See Football TV Shows & Films

10 Must-See Football TV Shows & Films

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...