Olympic football: 6 PL players who’ll be making a return

Olympic football: 6 PL players who’ll be making a return

The 2016 Rio Olympics has a whole range of sports on show but after making its first appearance in 2012, football has become an exciting feature of the world competition. Some of Europe’s finest players have taken part in this year’s competition including Brazilian star Neymar, who hopes to guide his side to a gold medal. There's a bunch of youngsters who have been given the opportunity to represent their countries too but there’s also a few senior players who …
Japan v Colombia Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group C

Japan v Colombia Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group C

Japan’s frustrating draw against Greece on Thursday night means they have a uphill task to get past the group stages, with a victory and Greece win by 1 goal – to avoid going out on goal difference – needed. At last year’s Confederation Cup, Japan’s attacking football won them fans across the globe, but Japan have struggled to produce the same performances  this summer. The tactic against a 10-man Greece side saw Japan attack from out wide and deliver a …
Ivory Coast v Japan Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014

Ivory Coast v Japan Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014

The last instalment of Saturday’s feast of football sees Ivory Coast face Japan in Group C, and setting the foundations for that group is hard to predict. With the country’s ‘golden generation’ probably facing their final World Cup as a collective, the Ivorian players will want to make sure they live up to the promise that presented all of those years ago. This time around Ivory Coast have an easier group than in previous tournaments and the world class form …