Bin Laden “not a footy fan”
Forget the wider geo-political picture for a minute: surely his aversion to footy explains why there may be trouble in South Africa next summer?
Dutch coach in local clothing shock
Louis van Gaal dresses up in lederhosen. One of the more surprising revelations in this New York Times description of Dutch coaches around the world.
Norway are rubbish
Some people have asked why I repeatedly fail to include Norway as a possible play off contender. Here’s the answer from BBC Sport.
Diego Maradona: manager or would-be grave robber?
The Guardian wonders how far the Argentina boss will go back in his search for the right formula for success.