Monthly Archives: June 2014

The game that shook the world

The United States may be flying high in Brazil right now, but it’s nothing compared to their greatest achievement which took place in the country, even if it didn’t cause the game to take off back home, writes Ewan MacKenna. It’s still thought of as the great World Cup shock although these days most judge […]


Just 14 years ago, Belgian football lay in the gutter and things looked set to somehow get worse. But the vision of a small few combined with sports science, unity and common sense helped them create one of the sport’s great stories. Enough was enough. Michel Sablon wasn’t so much disappointed as concerned after his […]