World Cup Nuggets Day 11

You can pick up a copy of the World Cup Nuggets book directly from the publishers, Halcyon https://bit.ly/3eXfV2y or via Amazon https://amzn.to/3TKD1J0 – the choice is yours… The bias towards goals in the second half of matches has continued with all Wednesday’s seven goals coming after half-time so now 65 of the total of 95 have come in 2nd half, aContinue reading “World Cup Nuggets Day 11”

World Cup Nuggets – Day 3

The World Cup has now well truly kicked off and the Nuggets keep coming thick and fast with the latest facts and stats from the tournament. Keep coming back for your daily dose. You can pick up a copy of the World Cup Nuggets book directly from the publishers, Halcyon https://bit.ly/3eXfV2y or via Amazon https://amzn.to/3TKD1J0 22 November ARGENTINA HUMBLED Argentina’sContinue reading “World Cup Nuggets – Day 3”

World Cup Nuggets Podcast

Welcome to the World Cup Nuggets podcast, bursting at the seams with choice facts and stats about each of the 32 countries competing in Qatar. Here are the next six episodes featuring Good Old England, current champions France and the team they beat in 2018 final Croatia. If that’s not enough we have Danish DynamiteContinue reading “World Cup Nuggets Podcast”

World Cup Nuggets Daily

Welcome to the World Cup Nuggets Daily podcast that features choice facts and stats about each of 32 countries competing in Qatar. There is also a question set about each country and a competition in which you can win a bundle of brilliant books from Halcyon Publishing. To get hold of the book that spawnedContinue reading “World Cup Nuggets Daily”

The Stat Pack – the commentator’s bible.

You do not know his face nor his name but you will have experienced his work many, many times while watching televised football. As a freelance broadcast journalist and assistant producer Dave works for, amongst others, BT Sport and Premier League Productions – the company responsible for broadcasting the Premier League around the world. HeContinue reading “The Stat Pack – the commentator’s bible.”

Game, set, match

Italy’s success at the Euros was underpinned by the innovations and imagination of their set piece routines. The man primarily responsible was a Venetian banker by trade who spent much of his spare time as an assistant coach in the lower leagues of Italian football before getting the opportunity to work in top flight football.Continue reading “Game, set, match”

Euros 2020: Best tournament for 50 years.

Italy started and ended this tournament on a high. The Azzurri lit the blue touch paper 0n 11th June in Rome when they eased past Turkey with effortless elan and exactly one month later they slowly but surely wrested the initiative back from England after conceding the earliest goal in a European Championship Final. NobodyContinue reading “Euros 2020: Best tournament for 50 years.”