We all know the severity of the situation in war-torn Syria and the national team’s progress in World Cup qualifying was a ray of hope in an otherwise bleak situation. Unfortunately, for those of us who love an underdog story, Australia won in extra time.
The international break hasn’t broken the most international of podcasts, although…to be honest it nearly did.
Hosting a tournament of this size requires national budget approvals in democracies. The only countries that can get these done are incredibly football mad ones or ones run by dictators. Equatorial Guinea falls in the latter category and it should be of no surprise to anyone that their nickname is “National Thunder.”
Last Sunday, Under The Cosh FC began it’s season in the Toronto Downsview Park Division 2 league. The team is an assortment of talented players from the city, many of whom have been friends for some time. Before forming this team, most of the players played at a […]