Do We Now Believe? – World Cup Observations

June 19, 2018 3

So we CAN win an opening game in an international competition! Yes I know the opposition weren’t the highest of standards – but those are the ones we normally mess up! The first half, on the whole, was a good performance. Yes we gave away the penalty, personally I agree Read More

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2018 World Cup Draw Provides Added Interest for Blues’ Fans

November 28, 2017 0

By the time the 2018 World Cup gets underway in Russia next summer, Birmingham City fans will be hoping that their Championship status will have been preserved and they can sit back, enjoy the tournament and cheer on their national team. In the meantime, they can look forward to the Read More

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Vanuatu to Host 2026 World Cup

December 3, 2010 7

After the disappointment of not getting the World Cup, Tony has come up with a little something you may enjoy! Once again England’s hopes of hosting the World Cup were dashed as rank outsiders Vanuatu were the shock choice of FIFA delegates. The tiny Pacific nation, which discovered huge oil Read More

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4-4-2 is Dead – Can Blues Join the Revolution?

July 16, 2010 6

Watching the World Cup it was interesting to see how the successful sides employed a variety of formations to get the best out of their players but very few relied on the traditional 4-4-2 formation. England’s reliance on this and their strategy of getting players to fit it made them Read More

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Paul the Octopus Update,That Final and WC2010

July 12, 2010 1

Well Paul has once again proved  his prediction mussel. He correctly predicted Spain as winners of the World Cup. Maybe the tide has turned for Lawro – his job is now surely under threat. Maybe we’ll see Paul predicting Premier League games next season, but after one observation, if he Read More

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