Brazil, you say? They know how to play football over there, don't they? But it's a long way for one so middle aged as I to travel.

So instead, I shall slouch into my leather armchair and view the tournament from this side of the Atlantic. I shall try and watch every game and will definitely make wildly inaccurate predictions too.

I do solemnly vow to give you a real sense of what it's like to not be at the World Cup. This is the blog where all the colour and atmosphere and passion of watching the world's greatest sporting tournament on a wall mounted widescreen really comes to life.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Cameroon 0-4 Croatia

Your writer's late night woes continued here with an 11pm kick off that managed to avoid his tired eyes.
Cameroon make a habit of falling at the Group Stage. I make a habit of tipping them to make the knockouts, which they haven't done since 1990.

Note to self: don't tip Cameroon to make it out of the Group Stage in 2018. That's if they make it into the Group Stage,