Tagged: Portugal

The United Colours Of Xenophobia 3

The United Colours Of Xenophobia

Portugal 0-1 France I strongly suspect that I’m going to be in a minority of one on this subject, but I was disheartened by the BBC’s coverage of this match. Gary Lineker and Alan...

Over & Out 4

Over & Out

England 0-0 Portugal (1-3 on penalties) As you have may have noticed, it has taken me quite a long time to consider my thoughts in a rational manner over this match. A suspension that...

Fight Fight Fight Fight Fight! 11

Fight Fight Fight Fight Fight!

Portugal 1-0 Holland Go on. Admit it. There’ll be plenty of talk over the next couple of days about the “disgrace” that this match has brought upon this World Cup, but… it was great,...

Mexican Waves 0

Mexican Waves

Mexico 1-2 Portugal / Angola 1-1 Iran Well, they made their fans sweat. I’ll say that much for them. Mexico came within an inch of getting themselves knocked out, in spite of being seeded...

Portuguese Men Of War 1

Portuguese Men Of War

Angola 0-1 Portugal One can only presume that, tomorrow morning, the Portuguese press will be howling, gnashing their teeth and writing off their team’s chances going much further than the second round of the...