WORLD CUP 2014: MY SOUTH AMERICAN DREAM

WORLD CUP 2014: MY SOUTH AMERICAN DREAM

THROWAWAY remarks about future events that eventually come to pass. Well, threaten to come to pass. Odd things they are. You get a self-satisfied hum of contentment that you saw something before anyone else did, but usually for me it’s offset by a dull thud because I...
Brazil: Three Confessions

Brazil: Three Confessions

By Ben McCausland THIS ARTICLE will be used to confess to a few embarrassing sins, but bear in mind that I told you about these sins, so you can’t hold these against me in the future. Confession #1 – Sometimes I Read The Daily Mail I know, I know....
TEENAGE KICKS: THE MAGIC OF BRAZIL ‘82

TEENAGE KICKS: THE MAGIC OF BRAZIL ‘82

THE thing about memories is that they are always there for you, writes NEIL SCOTT. They sit patiently somewhere round the back of your cerebral cortex until summoned into action on a moment’s whim, to provide a rose-tinted window to a time long gone. Like many...