Much as I expected, the final of the World Cup amounted to more than two hours of turgid crap, with Spain not surprisingly chalking up their favourite scoreline of 1-0. Much was made beforehand about the clash of styles; the BBC must have spent a fair packet on what seemed to be an endless stream […]
And so, it came to an end – stifled by a scarily impressive Spanish side that pulled yet another trick out of its impressive bag by swinging in a very old-fashioned corner and having their old-fashioned centre-back smash in an old-fashioned header. Well, we all knew better than to question Paul der Kraken-Orakel.
A few things to talk about today. Germany are through to the second round of the World Cup following a cracking strike by Mesut Özil to beat a tough and very spirited Ghana side. Good news also that Serbia are on their way back home, having lost 2-1 to the unlucky Aussies. All in all […]