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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Row over MCG threatens Australian World Cup bid

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

April 30 – Australia’s bid to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup has hit a major barrier which could seriously undermine it after it was reported Australian rules officials are demanding up to $100 million (£61 million) to allow them to use the iconic-Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

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