Category Archives: World Cup

The Strangely Controversial Career Of Frank Lampard

For such a garlanded footballer, conflict has followed Frank Lampard throughout a hugely successful career. Continue reading

Bryan Robson – Influence And Injury

Bryan Robson never let England down, not even when he got injured. Which happened now and again. And again. Continue reading

The UNGODLYs 2014

In sport, glory is temporary; shame is forever. Continue reading

Redemption and False Memory – Italia ’90

The World Cup of 1990 was one of the worst – turgid, low-scoring games, card-happy referees and a final of almost exquisite and cynical awfulness. Continue reading

1974 World Cup – The Kaiser Chief

If you thought being an England fan was tough, spare a thought for the Dutch. Continue reading