World Cup 2014: A year, a word – 1990-2010

Recent World Cups have been disappointing, notably the last three which have failed to excite. It’s about time that FIFA delivered a good tournament. The last one to capture the imagination was 1998 – it seems a long time ago! 90 on 90: Nessun dorma and out we go – UK public tolerance 90% The tournament that kick-started English football’s revival. Once more, a slow start, Roger Milla of Cameroon steals the show in the early stages and scares England in the last eight. Host nation Italy rely on a balding second-tier striker, Toto Schillaci, and it works, while West … Continue reading World Cup 2014: A year, a word – 1990-2010