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World Cup Top Tin; #5 Worst Kits

9 Jul

International football kit design is not an area in which it is easy to make mistakes. The basic colours and styles have long been traditionally established, often to the point of also being the team’s nickname, and you don’t have any fiddly or awkwardly coloured sponsors logos to factor in. And yet some countries continue to get it all wrong, all very, very wrong. Here Twinty Tin looks at those who have taken to the field with all the sartorial style of Dame Edna Everage Continue reading


On this day… 28th June 1994

28 Jun

The players going in to today’s World Cup fixtures, particularly the forwards, may be boosted by the knowledge that the 28th June is a good day for goalscorers. Of course I say they ‘may be boosted’, what has happened in previous World Cup matches on this day will have no real bearing on today’s game. I mean the 28th June is also the day on which Mike Tyson bit a chunk out of Evander Holyfield’s ear and that’s unlikely to cause Maicon to go cannibal on Alexis Sanchez this evening. Anyway, I digress, on this day in 1994, as in 1958, a World Cup goalscoring record was set. Continue reading