World Cup draw: Portugal in a Group full of symbolic meaning

The 2018 World Cup draw last Friday put Portugal in a group rich in historic and sporting symbolism. Looking at the first game, nuestros hermanos face each other in a match that promises to decide first and second place in Group B. In theory Spain are favourite, but can Portugal recreate Aljubarrota’s

World Cup draw: no clear “groups of death”

It felt like the draw ran up on us Friday. With preparing for the Facebook Live broadcast and reaction podcast, the day felt very short. Luckily, the draw was extremely rewarding and left pundits and fans around the world incredibly anxious for next summer.   There are no clear-cut “groups of death”

World Cup Hopefuls

  Following 208 countries playing a record 871 matches during a qualifying campaign, a final 32 teams have earned their spot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Familiar names like Brazil and Germany will, unsurprisingly, headline the sides participating and be among the favourites to lift the trophy on