A 6-1 victory represents England’s best ever match result in World Cup competition and much cause to celebrate. The British press have been pretty low-ball up to this point. The Three Lions went into the cup with far less expectation than is normally the case. But England have objectively been one of the stronger teams so far in the competition, and with heavyweights such as Germany, Brazil and Argentina faltering, we seem to be steadily returning to the old pattern of delirious dreaming overshadowing rational expectation. How many “Football’s Coming Home” social Continue reading
Every Football blog is now going overdrive as our sport’s most prestigious competition kicks off today. We are sure that you already have your bets made, your annual leave days booked, your travel plans arranged and your fingers crossed. But we offer our own predictions as to how the tournament will unravel in ways that may not have crossed your mind before.
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Longstanding occupant of mid-table Ligue 1, FC Metz from the Lorraine region of France spread their pyrotechnical achievements with this Aufkleber design.
FC Nantes have been invited to play against our ‘ull in a pre-season friendly later today, and we are sure the Brigade Loire fangroup of Nantes are going to show their faces. With an unfamiliar opponent in an unfamiliar location (the game being held not at the KC but instead at Hull KR’s Craven Park), it is set to be a thrilling afternoon.
Meanwhile in France…..
In another late night research session, we came across this banner created by RC Strasbourg Alsace Ultra group, the Ultra Boys 90 Strasbourg, objecting to the Hull City name change. Unsure when this was created, likely late 2013 or early 2014. If somebody knows, get in touch.
Merci au mec de Strasbourg de nous avoir ader dans notre cause.
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