Self-discovery is hardly the main concern of your typical football-fan/gamer. Certainly not when picking a video game. But does the way we play say something about the kind of person we are. And could you really take Manchester United to a title? Really?
River Plate are in a serious relegation battle in Argentina as the season kicks off, and it has me looking at the concept of relegation in a whole new light. Suddenly, my nature as a football fan has changed and the wins of the past mean little. All that matters is The Average.
In a blustery, cold and rainy evening in Wellington (OK, that’s a bit redundant, all Wellington evenings are like that, even in summer), a Boca Juniors side made up of a mixture of reserves and new signings never managed to find much consistency or flair on the pitch.
Instead of ranting (again) about Diego’s team selections. I thought I’d just put forward my view of what I would’ve wanted to see in South Africa. This is my personal list of a 23-man squad for Argentina in the 2010 World Cup.
There weren’t many surprises during this week’s internationals, as most teams are just kicking off their preparations for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa later this year. But we’ve managed to learn a few things that we should keep an eye on.
It won’t be simply in name and uniform that the Mexicans are expected to be more colourful, as their squad presents a wide range of attacking options which will test a makeshift New Zealand defence.
It’s no exaggeration to say that Barcelona won everything this year. Six titles in 2009 mean that the Catalonian club have completed a historic sweep of trophies that may not be rivalled until, well, 2010, by Barcelona.