Author Archives: Austin Ness

Uruguay: World Champions

The Uruguay national football team has undoubtedly had a rough year.  After a promising start to qualifying for the next World Cup, a run of negative results put the team’s chances in jeopardy.  Uruguay ultimately advanced to a two-game playoff against Jordan for a spot in Brazil in 2014.  Their 5th place finish in CONMEBOL… Read More »

What’s Wrong with the English National Team?

Greg Dyke gave his first speech on Wednesday as chairman of the Football Association, the governing body of English football.  His remarks confirmed what most football fans and pundits already suspected – that England have a poor chance of winning next year’s World Cup in Brazil.  “I asked a bunch of journalists what would be… Read More »