Diego's Woes

Argentina are making a mess of qualifying for the World Cup

Awful away form continues to hinder Diego Maradona’s side

Argentina boss Diego Maradona

Ever since CONMEBOL first introduced their lengthy everyone-plays-everyone (twice!) World Cup qualifying system for France 1998, Argentina have coasted through – finishing first twice and joint-top on the other occasion.

This campaign, however, has [...]

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Controversial Allegations

Sepp Blatter responds to World Cup 2006 match fixing scandal

FIFA examines evidence of international football naughtiness

Sepp Blatter

This week, FIFA president Sepp Blatter took a break from being ridiculous to respond to allegations that an Asian gambling syndicate affected the outcome of several games in the 2006 World Cup finals. Following the findings of journalist Declan Hill [...]

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