Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: penalties

The Neverending Shootout

I was only planning on staying up another ten minutes. I’ll just watch the end of extra time, I thought. Read the rest of this entry »

My life in World Cups

The first World Cup I was around for was in 1982, however I was too young at the time to remember it now. However, once I was old enough to get into football I soon picked up the key elements – Harald Schumacher’s horrendous foul on Patrick Battiston, Marco Tardelli’s goal celebration in the final, Algeria being the big surprise of the tournament, West Germany and Austria conspiring to play out a result that benefited both teams, a second group stage… Read the rest of this entry »