A match that makes history – and will continue to make it

As Brazil suffers footballing humiliation against Germany on its own soil, the question to be asked now is: just quite how significant could this football match turn out to be for a nation whose very identity has henceforth been rooted in the beautiful game?                                 …

CharlieA match that makes history – and will continue to make it

Holland wreak destruction on beautiful monster they helped to create

With a virtuoso display of finishing in Salvador, the Dutch chastened a Spanish side indelibly influenced by their own footballing past – and by their current manager                                                                   …

CharlieHolland wreak destruction on beautiful monster they helped to create

Gerrard the fall guy once more in career scarred by self-destruction

 As England teeter on the brink of World Cup elimination, serious questions must be asked of Gerrard’s attitude and ability when it really counts                                                                         …

CharlieGerrard the fall guy once more in career scarred by self-destruction