England and Poland draw 1-1 in the qualifier

Wed 08 Sept 2021 World Cup Qualifying – European Poland.  1                                England 1 Szymanski 90’+2                       Kane 72’ England are stopped for the first time in qualifying although they remain top of the group as Poland snatch a point late on stoppage time.  England was short in clearing the ball to safety, Harry Kane opens scoring…

Collective style of play

Baraca is simply one of the most influential organisations on the planet  which is also the world’s most popular sports club, with over 250 million followers on social media and 4 million visitors to the Camp Nou Stadium each year, it is more than a club. In the past three decades, Barcelona has transformed from…

England Thrash Hungry 4-0

World Cup Football Qualifying  – European  Hungary.   0                                         England                                                                    Sterling 55’.  Kane 63’, Maguire 69’, Rice 87’ Raheem Sterling who was involved in 16 goals in his last 11 qualifying matches for the European Championships. World Cup ( 10 goals, 6 assists)  has found the net yet again to open England’s score.   Sterling…

Brazil win second consecutive Olympic gold

Brazil wins Olympic Football gold medal, beating Spain 2-1 Brazil   2                                              Spain 1 Santos Carneiro Da Cunha (45’+2).       Oyarzabl (61’) Malcom (108’) Brazil defended their Olympic men’s football title following a dramatic extra-time victory over Spain at the Nissan Stadium. Substitute Malcom raced in behind and slotted home the winner after 108 minutes to hand…

Italy wins Euro 2020 on penalty

Italy.  0                 England 1 Bonucci  67′        Shaw 2’ Italy win 3-2 on penalties. Shaw hits  a half-volley from Trippier cross for quickest ever goal in  European Final and put England in front. Gareth Southgate brought in Kieran Trippier for Bukayo Saka. England failed to clear the corner and allowed one header to…

Argentina wins Copa America Cup after defeating Brazil 1-0

Copa America Cup Argentina  1                          Brazil 0 Di Maria 22’ Argentina beat defending champions Brazil 1-0 in Rio’s Maracana stadium in the Copa America final, breaking a 28-year-old spell since they last won the competition. It has been 15 years since Messi represented Argentina at a major tournament and after four World Cups and six…

Three Lions roars into Euro 2020 final beating Denmark 2-1

England. 2                     Denmark. 1 Kjaer 39’ og                 Mikkel Damsgaard 30’ Kane 104′ England beats Denmark 2-1 to qualify for final of Euro 2020, their first final since 1966. Damsgaard’s free-kick opens scoring for Denamrk, the first goal against England …

Paqueta’s goal puts Brazil in Copa-America final

  Brazil   1                                              Peru  0 Lucas Paquea 35′ Lucas Paqueta scored the only goal for Brazil, after Neymar’s brilliant pass in their Copa-America semi-final win against Peru. Neymar’s trickery and ability in the 34th minute beat three defenders on the left before crossing for Paqueta to guide home the semi-final’s only goal. Defending champions Brazil…

Denmark Knocks out Czech Republic and sail in to semi-final

Czech Republic 1               Denmark 2 Schick 49’                         Delaney 5’                                          Maehle 42’ Denmark who went from strength to strength  beat Czech Republic 2-1 to reach the semi-final. They led from the fifth-minute, when Thomas Delaney evaded his marker t head in from a corner and made 2-0 before half-time, with Kasper Dolberg volleying cross…