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New Podcast: Zlatanless Brazil

Published on November 20, 2013 By Matt Wooding

Matt and Kevin are back to look back at the World Cup qualifying playoffs which denied us of a true fairy tale team. The guys look who should be this years Ballon d’Or winner and preview a big week in the English Premier League which will provide Southampton with a stiff test of their top […]

New Podcast: Upsets & Penalties

Published on November 13, 2013 By Matt Wooding

Matt & Kevin are back to look back on a controversial weekend in the English Premier League which saw more than its fair share of upsets and questionable refereeing decisions. The guys also look ahead to World Cup Qualifying playoffs and tell you why Marcelo Lippi could be set for a stint in Mexican football. […]

UEFA World Cup Playoffs Mock Draw

Published on October 16, 2013 By Matt Wooding

The group stage of UEFA World Cup qualifying has been concluded, and nine teams have booked their tickets for Brazil. For all but eight remaining nations the dream is over, but for Croatia, Sweden, Romania, Portugal, Iceland, Greece, Ukraine and France there is still hope of a World Cup birth. Standing between these nations and […]

New Podcast: CONCACAF Late Show

Published on October 16, 2013 By Matt Wooding

Matt and Kevin are back to look over a dramatic final night of World Cup qualifying which left Mexico happy and Panama devastated. The guys also look back on England’s success, Bosnia’s World Cup debut and ask what happened to Egypt. With the return of club football this weekend, the boys look ahead at the […]

Wembley’s Foreign Invasion

Published on October 14, 2013 By Matt Wooding

It has been announced that for England’s vital World Cup qualifying match against Poland that Polish fans will be offered 18,000 tickets, double what they are entitled to. The official reason given was to try and prevent Polish fans from buying tickets with the home fans. However, with England attendances falling, with as many as […]

The Rise of Leighton Baines

Published on October 14, 2013 By Matt Wooding

In the lead up to England’s must win World Cup qualifier against Poland this week Leighton Baines has been speaking to the English media. The obvious questions were asked, including if he believes there is space in the team for both himself and Ashley Cole in the same team. The most startling thing to come […]

UEFA World Cup Playoff Projection

Published on October 13, 2013 By Matt Wooding

With only one game to go in UEFA World Cup Qualifying, the identities of the nations who will qualify directly and those who will need to go through the playoffs is now much clearer. Last week we went through the mathematics for each group to look at the various scenarios the playoffs could present. With […]

Armenia: The Nearly Men of Europe

Published on October 12, 2013 By Matt Wooding

Armenia was only a questionable referee’s decision away from a place in the playoffs for the 2012 European Championships at the expense of Ireland. After a 2-1 win at home to Bulgaria in World Cup qualifying they are now only a single point out of second in Group B, albeit with no chance of making […]

Predictions: Weekend Punter’s Guide

Published on October 11, 2013 By Matt Wooding

It’s an international week, and a vitally important one at that! With some teams desperate to get results and others just playing for pride, there is some great opportunities to get some winnings on the board. It wasn’t a great week last week, but there is nothing like international football to get back on track! […]

New Podcast: The African Fulham

Published on October 10, 2013 By Matt Wooding

Matt and Kevin are back once again to look ahead at the decisive round of World Cup Qualifying, including a look at which UEFA groups runners-up are most at risk of missing the playoffs. The guys look at the chances of Mexico missing out all together and christen a team ‘The African Fulham’. However, it’s […]

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