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Unimpressive England Wins Group Amid Controversy 0

Unimpressive England Wins Group Amid Controversy

If you had asked me at the beginning of the tournament who was going to win group D, I probably would have said France.  But after they flamed out after acting like five-year-olds in the previous World Cup, there wasn’t much promise there.  Next I might have said Sweden, who have strong players all over the pitch but never show up after the quarterfinals of...

Coaches: Feed Your Star, Players: Keep Your Head In It 0

Coaches: Feed Your Star, Players: Keep Your Head In It

Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney were both clearly frustrated in their World Cup exits.  Tactics could have been the cause for both. Should Rooney have been played alone up top?  Should Crouch have played more?  Considering the goal, should Defoe have played more? With Portugal…well, if you saw their matches, you know their tactics.  I’m not sure there’s a word for offense in Portuguese. What...

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