Gold Cup 2019

CAN vs MTQ: Canadians send Mexicans a message

Canada 4 Martinique 0

By Paul Nicholson at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena

June 15 – Four goals from a rampant Canada opened the 2019 Gold Cup in style at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The Canadians issued an early warning that talk of them being contenders for the title is not misplaced. Group and tournament favourites Mexico will have taken note.

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World Cup worth four times more to Australia than Sydney Olympics

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

July 12 – A new study released today claims that if Australia is chosen to host the 2022 World Cup it will be worth $35.5 billion (£20.6 billion) for the country’s economy – more than four times the amount generated by the Sydney Olympics.

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Jordaan part of six-man inspection team for 2018 and 2022 World Cup

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

July 8 – Danny Jordaan (pictured), the organiser of South Africa 2010, will not have any opportunity to rest after the end of the tournament as he will be jetting off a 11 nations tour as part of the FIFA inspection team who will evaluate the nine bidders to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup.

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