Articles by: Kris Coombes
Kris likes to write about sport, music, gaming, and pretty much anything interesting. You can find him making purposeless and infrequently humourous comments on his Twitter @krisRcoombes.

Algeria has shown African football how it should be done

June 30, 2014 4:00 pm0 comments
Algeria has shown African football how it should be done

It came as quite a surprise when Algeria qualified for the last 16 with a draw against Fabio Capello’s Russia for those who don’t really know much about them. Many, myself included, were expecting Ivory Coast and Ghana to be the star performers in Brazil but Les Fennecs, led by […]

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Greece earn unlikely shot at UFWC title with win over Ivory Coast

June 27, 2014 12:15 am0 comments
Greece earn unlikely shot at UFWC title with win over Ivory Coast

If I could describe the Greek national football teams over the last decade in one word I would probably go with something along the lines of plucky. Modern football teams that are usually considered to be plucky are the likes of Everton, Ghana, Real Sociedad and more recently Crystal Palace […]

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The future is bright for England despite worst World Cup since 1958

June 22, 2014 5:25 pm0 comments
The future is bright for England despite worst World Cup since 1958

The curtain has descended prematurely on another international campaign for the England squad and the British media have already started delegating blame for their failure, myself included. There is, however, a huge difference between this exit and all other previous World Cup failures in my lifetime; I feel optimistic and […]

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Wayne Rooney’s England Career: A Eulogy

June 20, 2014 11:55 am0 comments
Wayne Rooney’s England Career: A Eulogy

The nation of England watched nervously and with a sense of excitement when Leighton Baines threaded through a wonderful disguised pass for Wayne Rooney 61 minutes into our first World Cup group game against Italy. He cut inside and looked set to score as Salvatore Sirigu positioned himself for a […]

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