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FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
Were Swansea right to sack Michael Laudrup?

Feb 14, 2014

Were Swansea right to sack Michael Laudrup?

Had it not been for Laudrup, Swansea would not be where they are today. He just needed time to steady the ship, and he would have, given what he did with extremely limited resources at Real Betis when he was in Spain. #Sports #EPL #football #English Premier League #KickingAround #Swansea #Michael Laudrup
Despite inconsistency, United are still the team to beat

Nov 27, 2013

Despite inconsistency, United are still the team to beat

As Wenger said, those who win at Old Trafford normally go on to win the league. And anyone who does challenge for the title will very likely have to do that. #Champions League #EPL #Manchester United #Arsenal #KickingAround #Cardiff #David Moyes
The hard work starts now for West Brom's Saido Berahino

Oct 02, 2013

The hard work starts now for West Brom's Saido Berahino

External forces aside, Berahino cannot get this nascent success get to his head, because like so many before him, it will be detrimental to him and it is something he has already experienced before. #Sports #football #English Premier League #KickingAround #West Bromwich Albion #Saido Berahino
Lessons Indian football needs to learn from Japan

Sep 13, 2013

Lessons Indian football needs to learn from Japan

The Japanese have a philosophy called bushido, which teaches righteousness, loyalty, respect, honour, courage, benevolence and honesty, all of which when put together essentially puts society first. #Sports #India #Japan #football #InMyOpinion #KickingAround
EPL: The many joys of watching the Premier League in person

Aug 17, 2013

EPL: The many joys of watching the Premier League in person

But the excitement and exhilaration at all those clubs paled in comparison to when I watched an Arsenal home game for the first time at the Emirates Stadium. #Sports #OnOurMind #football #Manchester City #English Premier League #Manchester United #Arsenal #KickingAround
Here's why Suarez will be worth every penny at Arsenal

Aug 04, 2013

Here's why Suarez will be worth every penny at Arsenal

Suarez himself is rumoured to be pushing for a move to Arsenal and with good reason. #Sports #EPL #Liverpool #football #Arsenal #KickingAround #Luis Suarez #Football Transfers #Suarez to Arsenal
The mystery surrounding Wayne Rooney's transfer request

Jul 23, 2013

The mystery surrounding Wayne Rooney's transfer request

Unfortunately, in the world that we live in, given the Iron Curtain-like secrecy that football clubs employ in order to guard their innermost secrets, fact and fiction tend to sometimes become indiscernible. #Sports #Chelsea #EPL #football #Manchester United #KickingAround #Wayne Rooney #Sir Alex Ferguson #Rooney transfer
Brazil find their finisher in Fred

Jul 03, 2013

Brazil find their finisher in Fred

The fox in the box is a position that is rapidly dying out and of the great predators that once lined up on pitches all across the world, few are currently active and those who are are in the twilight of their careers. #Sports #Brazil #football #KickingAround #Neymar #FIFA Confederations Cup #Fred
Brazil's FIFA ranking of 22 is just a number

Jun 17, 2013

Brazil's FIFA ranking of 22 is just a number

Brazil are ranked 22nd in the world. Yes, you heard me. Not second, not even a rather embarrassing twelfth, but twenty-second in the world. #Japan #Brazil #KickingAround #Neymar da Silva #FIFA Confederations Cup
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