First published 08/12/2016
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced his support for the World Cup to expand to 48 teams, from 32 currently, in 2026. This has led to controversy with many publications pointing out the possibility of a decrease in quality, more dead rubbers and collusion between the two teams at the top of the 16 groups. But what could the World Cup look like in 2016? I have taken a look.
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First published 23/04/2012
What do the winners of the 2011 Rugby World Cup, New Zealand, and the winners of the 2012 Six Nations, Wales, have in common? That they have managed to perform on the world stage in spite of being small nations, sure. That they have talented and determined sides that deserved to win, definitely. But mostly, they are both famous for producing lamb and having huge stocks of sheep.
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