February 2011 ⋆ An Old International

England? What’s the Point?

England and international football, this is a topic that splits the nation just like the channel separates the British Isles from the continent. Of course, every one wants England to do well in major tournaments. The fans, the players and of course the papers who talk up England’s chances of winning each time only to…

France vs Brazil

There could hardly be any better occasion to open the year of international football with this game: France took on Brazil at the Stade de France, the venue where the former beat the latter in the 1998 World Cup Final with two magnificent goals by Zinedine Zidane and Emmanuel Petit securing the tie with a…