Passion, emotion, tension, hard-fought contests, rivalries, battles, commitment, feelings of belonging… Any of the above could very well be used when it comes to capturing the essence of a LaLiga derby, encounters which never fail to awaken the inner passion of both sets of supporters. Everybody knows about El Clásico, but while it’s fiercely-fought, it’s […]
Day 2: I wasn’t sure that day two of my time at the COPA Coca-Cola camp in Paris could live up to day one after I was lucky enough to meet Xavi, yet somehow the guys over at Coke had other ideas…
Day 1: I’m in a fortunate position in life. I work in the game that I love, and I get to watch, write about and talk about football pretty much all day. However, it’s not all glitz and glamour. The football industry can be a dark and dingy place, and it can make me moan […]
American radio talk show host, Mike Francesa, is not a football fan. Like not even a little bit. He recently went on a rant about how nobody knows the Copa América, or, for that matter, one Lionel Messi.