The World Cup Alphabet: Z is for…

Dennis Gedling writes of the troubled 1974 Zaire World Cup team, the legendary Zidane and makes some observations about the Socceroos.

The World Cup Alphabet – Y is for…

In the penultimate installment of Dennis Gedling’s World Cup alphabet, he profiles a legendary goalkeeper and looks back on some of the very young players to do well in football’s showcase event.

The World Cup Alphabet – W is for…

W is for War (yes, War) and something else not usually associated with the world game. Dennis Gedling continues this fascinating series.

The World Cup Alphabet – V is for…

V is for…a couple of legendary players. Dennis Gedling continues to make his way through the alphabet.

The World Cup Alphabet – U is for…

U is for…
As we enter the last week of counting down to the World Cup, Dennis Gedling is inspired by the letter U.

The World Cup Alphabet – T is for…

Get yourself ready for the World Cup with the next in the Alphabet series with T is for Tears – an excellent history of the heartbreak of Australia’s World Cup campaign. [Lots of memories here – JTH]

World Cup Alphabet – R is for…

Dennis Gedling’s World Cup Alphabet continues with the letter R. And, yes, you’ve probably picked part of it.

The World Cup Alphabet – P is for…

Dennis Gedling stops for a World Cup P [love those stickers – Ed]

The World Cup Alphabet – Q is for…

We’re into the final 10 countdown with Q – Dennis Gedling takes us from the labyrinthine process of Qualification to a crazy keeper from CONMEBOL

The World Cup Alphabet – O is for…

World Cup Alphabet: Dennis Gedling is up to the letter O which is for three concepts which may surprise. [Nice memory of Sengal’s opener v France in 2002 among other matters – JTH]

The World Cup Alphabet – N is for…

N is for…
Dennis Gedling reminds us of some frustrating results and some great old ads.

The World Cup Alphabet – M is for…

M is for…
Dennis Gedling continues his alphabetical countdown to the World Cup with a look at some highlights associated with the letter M.

The World Cup Alphabet – L is for…

L is for…
Another letter, another story from Dennis Gedling as we count down the days to the World Cup.

The World Cup Alphabet – K is for…

We’ve reached the letter K, as special as they come. This time Dennis Gedling looks at a German legend and two countries separated by war but joined in a love of football and knocking The Azzurri out of the World Cup

The World Cup Alphabet – J is for…

The letter of the day is ‘J’ as Dennis Gedling continues through the alphabet, bringing us his wealth of knowledge on the world game.

The World Cup Alphabet – I is for…

The list continues, today Dennis Gedling looks at two Asian Confederation members – one a modern powerhouse with five finals qualifications, the other an underperformer with a quirky tale of (almost) qualification

The World Cup Alphabet – H is for…

The incomparable Hagi, host nations and hat tricks. Dennis Gedling takes us through the letter H.

The World Cup Alphabet – G is for…

GOLDEN BOOT…. At times justification for the greatness of a player, sometimes a fluke from a one hit wonder. When you’re top scorer at a World Cup you go down in history regardless. Dennis Gedling continues his World Cup alphabet with the letter G.

The World Cup Alphabet – F is for…

FINALS!!: No game quite stops (and then let’s down) a world audience quite like the World Cup Final. Letter F from Dennis as he continues with his World Cup review.

The World Cup Alphabet – E is for…

Dennis Gedling continues The World Cup Alphabet with the letter E.