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4 reasons to watch the the World Cup (apart from England)

Date: 28th December 2013 at 3:42pm
Written by Daniel Eyre

We all know how an international tournament works for England fans. Hodgson’s barmy army builds up the excitement and expectations six months ahead of the tournament, only for them to be bitterly disappointed as a poor and struggling England once again miss out on lifting a trophy. Since their great success in ’66, the Three Lions haven’t been able to reach the final of the World Cup or European Championships. Just one semi-final match has occurred since England’s last glory, and it is unlikely that Hodgson will lead the country to a final, or even semi-final in 6 months time. But while England may disappoint, fans shouldn’t turn over to Heartbeat (other police dramas are available!) The World Cup will still offer plenty of entertainment and drama, alongside the potential disappointment of England matches. Here are 4 reasons why you should watch the World Cup, despite England’s involvement. Home Advantage It will have been 12 years since Brazil last won the World Cup, after they defeated Germany in 2002 to lift the trophy for the fifth time. But in 2007, they were finally knocked off the top spot in ... Read More

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