Posts Tagged "Spain"

Video Of The Week: Football & Fascism

By on Sep 13, 2010 in Latest, Video | 6 comments

As some of you may have noticed, we’ve restarted the “Video Of The Week” section on the site, and this week we have a particular treat for you in the form of the outstanding BBC documentary from 2003, “Football & Fascism”. This film traces the link between three fascist dictators of the twentieth century – Mussonlini, Hitler...

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World Cup 2010: Germany 0-1 Spain

World Cup 2010: Germany 0-1 Spain

By on Jul 7, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 9 comments

Two years is not a long time in football, especially when you consider that national sides evolve, certainly more than club sides. In that respect, you would have expected quite a few rematches from European Championship finals happening in subsequent World Cups. However, of the twenty-six finalists in the first thirteen European Championships, six of them have...

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World Cup 2010: Paraguay 0-1 Spain

World Cup 2010: Paraguay 0-1 Spain

By on Jul 3, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

What a world. Regardlesss of the lie of the fixtures, if anyone had said two days ago that Paraguay and Uruguay would be the last South American representatives in the 2010 World Cup, they would have been dismissed as cranks. But here we are. We have had three marvellous quarter-finals so far (for an almost baffling variety of different reasons) and here we are, all...

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World Cup 2010: Spain 1-0 Portugal

World Cup 2010: Spain 1-0 Portugal

By on Jun 30, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

I’m not sure what channel I’m watching but it’s not one of ours. The pundits sound refreshing. There’s a Scotsman who looks a bit like Hansen but uses verbs and sounds interested. In fact, it’s as if it is Hansen but he’s next to proper pundits, so he has to raise his game so as not to sound lazy and under-informed. Alongside him is a nicely understated Dutchman who...

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