Tag Archives: Pep Guardiola

Brazil 1 – 7 Germany

In between the World Cup and Continental Championships (Euros, Copa America, African Nations, Olympics? etc), the Confederations Cup was played every two years – since 1995 – before FIfa decided to host it every four years instead. Brazil won the … Continue reading

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Beating Barcelona (III)

In Europe, Barcelona were immense, managing to defeat, a few times, a resilient Celtic who were immaculate at Parkhead. In 2003/04, Celtic beat them in the UEFA Cup; in 04/05, they won 1-3 at Celtic and drew 1-1 in Barcelona; … Continue reading

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Beating Barca (II)

Last Season, Chelsea won the UCL after enduring a turbulent time. They finished sixth in the league, only qualifying for UCL football having won the competition. They also won the FA Cup (Drogbas winning goal) and yet, their season was … Continue reading

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European Supremacy in football

Wizard Speaks, issue 1, July 4, 2012: In the 1970’s the technical tacticians of Dutch Football created a style of playing that revolutionised the sport. This new style was to become known as “Total Football”, and it meant that each … Continue reading

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