Nick Webster

Croatia/Serbia – all that and more

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Some international rivalries transcend football and Croatia versus Serbia tonight in Zagreb certainly achieved that. Check out these pictures that sum up the nature of this match. The two countries who less than 20 years ago were at war with each other were playing for more than World Cup qualification, they were playing for nationalistic [more]

Sir Alex Ferguson’s influence

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The statistics of San Marino’s national football make for some grim reading… They have zero points in the FIFA world rankings and are dead last. They have won once in their history and lost an incredible 111. They have scored only 16 goals although one of them was the fastest goal in World Cup history [more]

United Nations: Football and Human Rights

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay said in a meeting attended by AC Milan’s, Kevin-Prince Boateng that “It is time for football to catch up with 21st century values of respecting diversity.” The world’s most popular sport is coming under increasing scrutiny and rightly so as it has the power and [more]

RVP’s UEFA blast

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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is having a hard time letting go of his teams loss to Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League. According to different sources Van Persie is said to have spoken to Dutch website Ad.nl while training with the national team ahead of World Cup qualifying and aired some major [more]

Calling South America

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Qualification to the World CUp finals is tough for everyone however making the show from the CONMEBOL region is downright murderous. There are no gimme as all ten countries usually slug it out for the four-and-a-half spots. With Brazil automatically through as hosts, it means that a spot has opened for one of the smaller [more]