Poland’s World Cup Triumphs

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Poland made their World Cup debut back in 1938, where a spectacular 6-5 loss against Brazil sent them home. It would take 36 years before The Eagles made another appearance on football’s greatest stage. Poland’s World Cup triumphs were worth that hiatus. Poland’s Previous World Cup Triumphs Failed World Cup Qualification Attempts Poland didn’t enter […] READ MORE



Sweden Have Improved Despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Retirement, Not Because of It

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After finishing last in their group at UEFA Euro 2016, Sweden shocked everyone by reaching the quarter-finals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Some people say this success is correlated with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s retirement, claiming that his departure enabled Sweden to play as one unit. This analysis is quite problematic. Blaming Ibrahimovic for Sweden’s struggles […] READ MORE



The Netherlands: A World Power From Out of Nowhere

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Even though they have never won the World Cup, the Netherlands are constantly thought of as one of football’s all-time greatest nations. Up there with the likes of Brazil, Germany and Italy, for example. Rightfully so, too, having played in three World Cup finals as well as winning a UEFA Euro title in 1988. The […] READ MORE



Nations League: Spain Strike in Dying Seconds Against Germany

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Germany hosted Spain in Stuttgart last night and made up the opening match of League A for the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League, along with Ukraine who hosted Switzerland in Lviv. It was a dramatic match with entertaining football, many chances, and exclamation marks. At times, La Roja struggled, but Jose Luis Gaya’s last-second equalizer rescued […] READ MORE


Predicting Group 2 of UEFA Nations League D

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The end of the line! Group D2 is the 14th and final UEFA Nations League group and the only one that just consists of three teams. It features three microstates – Gibraltar, Liechtenstein and San Marino. All three could realistically win the group. Let’s find out who has the best chance. This article will be […] READ MORE


Predicting Group 1 of UEFA Nations League D

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Group D1 consists of two island states with the Faroe Islands and Malta. Those two are accompanied by Andorra and Latvia, whose population of 1.92 million eclipses that of any other team in the group. This article will be predicting Group 1 of UEFA Nations League D. Predicting Group 1 of UEFA Nations League D […] READ MORE


Predicting Group 4 of UEFA Nations League C

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Group C4 features three former Soviet states in Kazakhstan, Belarus (the only team of the group that can still qualify for Euro 2020), and Lithuania. Alongside those three, we have Albania. An intriguing group for sure, even though Lithuania’s fate in fourth place seems more or less sealed. This article will be predicting Group 4 […] READ MORE