Category Archive: Central America

Everyone loves an underdog

The term ‘football hipster’ is increasingly creeping into modern footballing parlance despite what feels like an apparent tide of unilateral unpopularity.  Poured scorn upon by bread&butter types and niche experts alike, it seems that the… Continue reading

Honduras on the rise

(Article first featured on Lovely Left Foot) The ramifications of Honduras’ qualification for the 2010 World Cup extended far beyond the boundaries of the football field.  Their dramatic 1-0 win against rivals El… Continue reading

The one that got away…

(Article first featured on Lovely Left Foot 16/08/12) With the final curtain now drawn on the fantastic London Olympics, Brazil’s young charges will still be scratching their heads thinking about what could have… Continue reading

A Bright Future for Mexico or another false dawn?

(Article first featured on In Our Humble Opinion 31/08/12) This summer’s footballing successes for Mexico have been a much needed lift for a country besieged by a violent drug war that has devastated… Continue reading