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World Cup: Australia v Chile – a Río beach tale

The scene for the match was not Cuiaba, in fact not even close. We had a screen, a beach and around 3000 Chilean fans surrounding us. To start the day a sit down at a beach kiosk on Copacabana with a caipirinha and a swim followed a breakfast at our hotel. A half hour walk […]

World Cup: Australia travel with 27-man squad

The Socceroos arrived in South America with a 27-man squad and will play their final pre-tournament match against Croatia in Salvador, Brazil before their opening encounter with Chile in Cuiaba on 13 June. With three on-field players and one goal keeper to be trimmed it is a competition for places for the 23-man official World Cup […]

Athletic Eye returns

Apologies for the offline time; Athletic Eye has been offline from posting articles and pieces from journalists/editiors but not Twitter over the European Summer. Stay tuned for more athletic views, analysis and reporting. Regards, Athletic Eye Admin

Beckham calls it a day

The date: 18th of May 2013 – The career of David Beckham has come to a close. A wonderful career that saw him play in England, Spain, the United States, Italy and France brought him titles in four of those countries. Despite one game remaining on the French Ligue 1 calendar it looks as though […]

Chelsea wins the Europa League – Whoever said this trophy meant nothing!

Chelsea overcame a fighting effort from Benfica in Amsterdam to secure the Europa League, their second European trophy in succession. Emotions got the better of Benfica players and fans alike and showed visibly to the viewers and the critics that this trophy actually is meaningful. The Europa League is a second tier European competition effectively […]

Analysis of Dortmund now they are in the Champions League Final

Dortmund have progressed to the UEFA Champions League Final. Despite a loss in the Spanish capital, Borussia Dortmund overcame Real Madrid to advance to the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley. Let’s break down why they will play for the cup. Reasons why they are there: Jürgen Klopp – The manager and string-puller. Has an […]

Two words, “Robert Lewandowski” – Real’s Tormentor

Two words, “Robert Lewandoski”. Madrid’s visit to Dortmund ended with the reality that they have to be perfect on the return leg or face extinction from this year’s Champions League competition. The night belonged to Lewandowski who scored four goals himself against Real. Tell me the last person to do that in Europe? Is there […]

Murder in Munich – Bayern over Barça

FC Bayern found the net four times to nail FC Barcelona to despair and leave a gigantic mess to clean up when the teams meet again next week in the Champions League Semi second leg. Barça had become roadkill or so it seemed as vultures fed on the carcass of the wounded animal. Was this really happening? […]

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