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A Sporting Tsushima: Russia vs. Germany 1912

A brief report on the first international match between Germany and Russia in 1912 during the Olympic Games in Stockholm Read more →

World Cup Heroes for Kids – Review

The world cup is upon us and with it come many books and special editions of magazines. The extent is tiring and it's difficult to find something interesting in that sea of publications. Something rather different is a series of books published by John Blake Books with their Ultimate Football Heroes series which is edited…

The No Shows

The internet is full with World Cup previews either as videos or as blog posts. This posts looks at those teams who will not be there, some are shocking, others surprising. When in a few days time the first match of the World Cup in Russia will be kicking off, some quite prestigious football nations…

FIFA = The New Greenpeace?

In an interview with German weekly paper Die Zeit the project manager Stefan Klos (not the former German goalkeeper!!!) and an architect Joachim Schares involved with the World Cup bid for Qatar 2022 answered a few questions regarding the bid and the decision making process. Of course they sound very convinced about their work and…