SEMI FINAL TWO: SWEDEN LEFT GROENEN

The Dutch go flying and dancing, after an absolutely tense encounter with the steely Swedes. In a match full of stellar defensive moments and jaw droppingly world class goalkeeping, the encounter had the same air to it as a small group of hungry people trying to politely decide who gets the last biscuit. Both sides…

SEMI FINAL ONE: AMERICAN TEA

On the advice of Alex Morgan’s game winning goal celebration, I’ve grabbed a cup of tea. Now I’m ready to talk about this match.   So. The Americans have sealed their passage to another final, while the English are edged out in the semi-final. It all has a sense of deja vu. A lot went…