When I was a boy in NJ, soccer wasn’t on TV. There were seven and a half channels: Channel 2 (CBS), 4 (NBC), 5 (Local), 7 (ABC), 9 (Something), 11 (Something), 13 (PBS), and U (International). When you went to the U Channel, there was another dial which you would turn to find grainy TVContinue reading
First Club Team World Rankings post-World Cup 2018 Club League Points 1 Real Madrid Spain 1000 2 Juventus Italy 998 3 Barcelona Spain 996 4 Bayern München Germany 994 5 Manchester City England 992 6 Roma Italy 990 7 Tottenham Hotspur England 988 8 Atlético Madrid Spain 986 9 Liverpool FC England 984 10Continue reading
First World Ranking post-2018 World Cup Nation Continent Points 1 France Europe 1000 2 Belgium Europe 996 3 Croatia Europe 992 4 Brazil S. America 988 5 Denmark Europe 984 6 Uruguay S. America 980 7 Switzerland Europe 976 8 England Europe 972 9 Peru S. America 968 10 Sweden Europe 964 11 ArgentinaContinue reading
World Rankings of the World Cup National Teams. In the next few days, Endless Soccer will have the 10% Rankings for all National Teams as well as the Club Teams. Tomorrow, in preparation for World Cup 2022, the new 4-year National Team cycle begins. 10% Ante Rankings are based solely on (1) Wins, Losses, andContinue reading
Belgium 2 – England 0 And after this Belgium win, currently, the top teams in the world, in order, are France, Belgium, Croatia, Brazil, Denmark, Uruguay, Switzerland and then England. 10% Ante Rankings are based solely on (1) Wins, Losses, and Ties and (2) the quality of the Win, Loss, or Tie.
These are two very good teams with numerous very good players. And, bottomline, on paper, France will be too much for Croatia. With this said, soccer games are played on the field, not on paper. Six things to watch for in Sunday’s game: Two really good goalies France’s two defensive midfielders, Pogba and Kante, vs.Continue reading
France 1 – Belgium 0