A look at Russia’s proposed World Cup 2018 stadiums

This’ll be the 45,000 seater stadium greeting visitors to Kazan


The nation has spent so much time crying its eyes out over FIFA‘s recent World Cup 2018 hosting vote, The Spoiler would bet 90% of fans don’t even know what sort of fancy new stadiums the Russians are planning [...]

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Have a top weekend, all!

To get you pumped up – James Brown!

And lo, a week of big highs and lows draws to a close. The Spoiler is exhausted. For those of you [...]

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The Blame Game

Whose fault is it that England didn’t get the World Cup?

Let the finger pointing commence!

David Cameron 

Right, well, that didn’t work out. One option would be to shrug our shoulders, think something philosophical like “oh well, it’s nearly a decade away, we’ll get over it.”

But sod that.

Who can we collectively blame for this mess? Cast your [...]

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World Cup 2018 – and the winner is… Russia!

Brilliant, thanks a lot

Miserable fans

With their addled minds overloaded with memories of Arshavin’s moving monologue, Gullit’s impressive Apprentice bike pitch, the Spanish men flashing up buzz words like “gourmet” to whet Fifa appetites, David Beckham’s hilarious childhood anecdotes, Fifa’s Executive Committee have finally spoken.

And the winner [...]

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Place your bets

2018 World Cup presentations over, last chance to gamble!

“Kneel before Zod!”

Prince William

For those who missed it, that was some dynamite television.

To summarise: for Holland/Belgium, Cruyff complained about fat kids, they showed a Poirot film, then Gullit attempted to flog bikes to Fifa, explaining that “bikes are not a gimmick”.

Spain/Portugal stood staring at their [...]

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The Unusual Suspects

David Beckham trusts the 22 FIFA execs – and here they are!

Beckham – naive?

David Beckham

David Beckham is certainly feeling upbeat about tomorrow’s draw. He said this of the 22 men with England’s World Cup bid in their hands:

“I think that we can trust every one of the members.”

But who are these “members” of whom he speaks. [...]

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