The row over the England – Ukraine internet game rumbles on. One of the men responsible tells The Guardian why he thinks it’s a good idea to overturn decades of communal footy watching and have people watch the game hunched around laptops in groups of one.
Here’s an article on a showpiece South African stadium. Green Point is apparently “the jewel in South Africa's stadium infrastructure,” but questions remain about its post-World Cup future, according to The Daily Telegraph.
Kanu in violent attack on Nigerian camp? Not quite, but he will “hit” it, says allAfrica.com
Argentine legend Mario Kempes reckons some good might come of his country’s current struggle to secure World Cup qualification. He told The New York Times of “concern” in Argentina but hints that problems now may spur the team on later.
“FIFA doesn't easily forgive or forget when it comes to World Cup seedings,” says Frank Dell'Apa, ‘soccer’ columnist for The Boston Globe and ESPN. That’s because seedings are based on how well you do, Frank. It doesn’t get any simpler.