Japan shocked by Jordan

Japan had the chance to be the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday night. On paper it looked straight forward but it seems they underestimated a rejuvenated Jordan side and went down to a surprise defeat.   In all likelihood Japan will still become the first team to qualify but the result in […]

Best football scene in a movie.

There have been attempts to reproduce the beautiful game on the silver screen but none have come near to this scene (for British footballers of a certain age at least). Taken from Ken Loach’s “Kes”, a film about a young boy and his pet Kestrel. The overbearing teacher is Brian Glover (Alien 3, American Werewolf […]

If You have onl…

If You have only one passion in life – football – and you Pursue it to the exclusion of everything else, it Becomes very dangerous. When you stop Doing This activity it is as though you are dying. The death of That activity is a death in itself. Eric Cantona

3 Millones Documentary trailer

“3 Millones” (3 million) is a documentary about a father and son that follow the Uruguayan national football team during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. It’s a refreshing look at the football matches, supporters and African hosts. The father is a famous singer and musician, Jaime Ross and his son, Yamandu is a […]

USA claim historic draw in the Azteca.

MEXICO 0 USA 0 Undefeated but without a win, Mexico lie 5th in the CONCACAF qualification table after three games and three draws. Although they are only 2 points from surprise leaders, Panama, two of their draws have come at the Azteca where victories are usually a certainty. Last night saw the big grudge match […]

Montero shines in Quito.

Ecuador 4 Paraguay 1   Ecuador took a huge step towards qualification with a comfortable win over Paraguay. The win puts “La Tri” on 20 points thanks mainly to their home form in the Atahaulpa stadium. Ecuador started with a full strength team that included Antonio Valencia, Cristain Benitez, Jefferson Montero and Filipe Caicedo. The […]