World Cup 2018 Russia articles Various pieces written in the course of Russia 2018 including, eventually, a tournament review.
World Cup 2014 Brazil The end of the world in Belo Horizonte.
2013-14 Atletico Madrid build something special that lasts all the way to the penultimate minute of the season.
2012-13 and 2013 Confederations Cup Bayern Munich attain a season of powerful perfection, and the dream final of Brazil vs. Spain.
Euro 2012 Spain roll on forever.
2011-12 Chelsea’s last chance, and the beginning of the end for Barcelona.
2010-11 Barcelona and Real Madrid go to war.
World Cup 2010 South Africa The accidental champion.
2009-10 Eto’o for Ibrahimovic.
2008-09 The beginning of the most unique life-changing phenomenon of Barcelona, and the Battle of Stamford Bridge.
Euro 2008 Armada no longer.
2007-08 Manchester United vs. Chelsea, again and again.
2006-07 The fleeting genius of Kaka, and an unmitigated disaster for Argentina.
World Cup 2006 Germany Italy’s last hurrah, and the end of the old era.
2005-06 All be upstanding for Ronaldinho.
2004-05 Slapstick Liverpool vs. debonair Milan, and Barcelona and Chelsea usher in a new era.
Euro 2004 The Greece miracle, and the desolation of Portugal.
2003-04 Monaco, Deportivo La Coruña, Porto and the lovely 2004 Champions League.
2002-03 Milan, the phoenix from the ashes, and Real Madrid’s night of the long knives.
World Cup 2002 Korea/Japan The emptiness.
2001-02 Zidane to Real Madrid, and Bayer Neverkusen.
2000-01 Florentino Perez brings Luis Figo to Real Madrid.
Euro 2000 France vs. Holland, the showdown that wasn’t.
1999-2000 ¡Españamania! Real Madrid begin their dynasty.
1998-99 Manchester United scramble home, and the last challenge from Eastern Europe.
World Cup 1998 France A World Cup of champions, and the rise and fall of Holland.