|Recent SoccerTalk with Paul Gardner World Cup final ref gets big call wrong, punishes the victim, neglects concussion dangers July 17, 3:08 p.m. |
Of course there were concussion-incidents during the World Cup. Given that there are head-clashes in virtually ... Soccer needs a Brazilian revival July 14, 1:41 p.m.
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Down to the final four, and things seem to have arranged themselves ... Thank you, Jurgen. And good bye. Time to Move on from the Sterile Klinsmann Interlude. July 2, 8:33 a.m.
Buried under the tumult and clamor of the USA's performance against Belgium -- most of it ... Can this be Brazil? The hosts stagger through to the quarterfinals June 30, 12:53 a.m.
So Brazil is through to the quarterfinals. Of course that’s good news, not only for Brazilians, ... Teenage wonder kids and ruling dynasties: They don't come around too often June 20, 1:24 a.m.
Ever since the 17-year-old Pele was the star of the 1958 World Cup we've been waiting ... Goals early and often light up World Cup June 15, 4:35 p.m.
Those (myself among them) who feared that caution, with its depressant effect on goalscoring, would rule ... Brazil 3 Croatia 1. No Beautiful Game from this Brazil team June 12, 10:52 p.m.
Not, by any means, an uneventful game. Not short of action, suspense, tension. So plenty to ... >> SoccerTalk with Paul Gardner Archives