All posts by Darren Ash

Born and raised in South East London. Millwall season ticket holder and passionate about the beautiful game!
Germany

World Cup 2014: Guide to Group G

One of the toughest looking groups at this summer’s World Cup is Group G, where the USA have been drawn against Ghana, Portugal and Germany. USMNT boss Jurgen Klinsmann has been drawn against countrymen Germany, having been their head coach for two years from 2004-2006. Klinsmann is already taking a high amount of criticism for insisting that the… Read More »

England

World Cup 2014: Guide to Group D

Persistent underperformers England have been drawn in Group D for this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, along with Costa Rica, four-time world champions Italy and Uruguay. The group is widely regarded as this tournament’s ‘group of death’ with England, Italy and Uruguay all considered to be world class sides. Costa Rica are unquestionably the side that… Read More »

Japan

World Cup 2014: Guide to Group C

On first glance, Group C may seem fairly uninspiring. South Americans Colombia, without star man Falcao, Japan, Greece and Ivory Coast have been drawn together. Even without Falcao, Colombia stand out as favourites to progress on their own continent. But whilst the group is uninspiring, it is certainly not lacking in competition. Unlike the majority of groups,… Read More »

Andres Iniesta

World Cup 2014: Guide to Group B

Drawn in Group B for the World Cup in Brazil this summer are World Champions Spain, 2010 finalists Holland, South Americans Chile and underdogs Australia. The Spaniards will kick off their campaign in a repeat of the 2010 final against Holland on June 13th. The very same day, a potentially group defining match will take place… Read More »