Rafa Márquez: Mexico’s Leader and Burden

Why should Mexico be worried? Because there’s a complex balancing act to be struck between the established international stars who stuttered through qualifying and the home-based squad which have done better since the identity of the coach changed? Because they were unrecognisably bad in CONCACAF qualifying zone they usually boss?Or simply because they most senior … More Rafa Márquez: Mexico’s Leader and Burden

UEFA’s Toothlessness Should Surprise Nobody

I can’t help feeling we’re wasting our breath complaining about UEFA’s embarrassingly insignificant punishment for Serbia? After all, what did we expect? The most revealing aspect of the judgement is that the punishment of £65,000 and an Under-21 match played behind closed doors is the biggest ever given by UEFA for a racist incident. Just think … More UEFA’s Toothlessness Should Surprise Nobody