As Ireland’s Ed Joyce gravely puts it, “Cricket is the only sport with a World Cup that is contracting rather than expanding”.
“10% luck, 20% skill, 15% concentrated power of will. 5% pleasure, 50% pain, and a 100% reason to remember the name!” sing the band Fort M ...
FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke confirmed that the 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar will take place in the winter.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho feels there are no secrets in the modern game, and that both Roy Hodgson and Vicente del Bosque used outdated strategies at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.