Colombia: absences to prompt tactical re-think?

June 9, 2014
Colombia: absences to prompt tactical re-think?

Colombia are the South American equivalent of Belgium – after being absent for a few World Cups, they’ve suddenly turned up with some brilliant footballers, especially in attacking positions. Read more »

Cameroon: need to get the midfield balance right

June 9, 2014
Cameroon: need to get the midfield balance right

With Cameroon, off-field issues are of greater concern than tactical factors. Read more »

Mexico: talented squad, but highly unpredictable

June 9, 2014
Mexico: talented squad, but highly unpredictable

No other country has such a frustratingly consistent record at recent World Cups. Mexico have been eliminated at the second round stage in 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 – often after some promising performances in the group stage. Read more »

European Team of the Season, 2013/14

June 2, 2014
European Team of the Season, 2013/14

The final post of a very enjoyable 2013/14 domestic campaign – the usual XI (and back-ups) of the season.

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