2014 World Cup,International Football

World Cup Preview – Group A

20 Mar , 2014  

Brazil 2014

World Cup 2014 Preview

On June 12th, the greatest football show on earth gets under way in Brazil.  The first game of World Cup 2014 takes place in the Corinthians’ Arena in Sao Paolo between the hosts and Croatia in Group A.  With thirty-two nations aiming to make some kind of impression in Brazil, pressure is certainly mounting in equal parts on two standout teams.  Spain, the holders, and Brazil, the hosts, will be bearing most of the weight of expectation at the finals. More…

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Spanish La Liga

Real Madrid v Barcelona

23 Mar , 2014  

Ronaldo and Messi

Real Madrid 3 – 4 Barcelona

Real Madrid XI: Lopez, Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo, Modric, Alonso, Di Maria, Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo

Barcelona XI: Valdes, Alves, Pique, Mascherano, Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Fabregas, Messi, Neymar

“This game will not decide who wins the title but it may decide who loses it”, a great quote from the commentator as Real took the field against Barca tonight.  This may only have been true in the case of a Barcelona defeat however.  They would then find themselves seven points behind their biggest rivals with Atletico Madrid also four points clear of them.  Put simply, Barcelona needed a result. More…

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