This is a follow up to yesterday’s post that highlighted some of the factors that will make next summer’s World Cup Finals unique but unfair.
The chosen format has many of the countries criss-crossing Brazil and having to cope with multiple long distance flights, fluctuating… to read more please click on the link.
Brazil’s state of readiness to host the 2014 World Cup Finals continues to be a concern – in fact an escalating one. This past summer there were demonstrations during the test event that was the Confederations Cup and there are indications that demonstrators will back in greater numbers and perhaps more emboldened when the eyes of the world are focused on Brazil next June. To read more please click on the link.
It is has been a horrendous week for the embattled Mayor of Toronto Rob Ford. Of course most, if not all, of Ford’s problems have been self inflicted and that is something that France’s national team can identify with after losing 2-0 to Ukraine in Kiev on Friday.
By finishing as runners up to Spain in Group I France fate was cast in with seven other European countries all hoping to qualify for next summer’s World Cup Finals by winning one of four home and home play-off matches.
Friday’s loss left France without an away goal…to read more please click on the link.