Patrick Hollis

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World Cup 2018
a year ago
Before a ball had even been kicked in Russia, England fans across the land were saying that football is coming home. In 99 percent of cases, this was done ironically. Yet with each victory, the optimi...
Croatia: The Least Surprising Dark Horses of Russia 2018
a year ago
Croatia’s 3-0 win over Argentina in their second World Cup group game may have come as a shock to many in the footballing world, but to those who have kept a keen eye on the recent performances, the s...
Preview: Groups D and E
a year ago
Group D South American giants Argentina are the first up, and they should make sure not to underestimate their Group D opponents. It could well be the last World Cup for Lionel Messi and therefore his...
Group C Preview
a year ago
France are first up in group C. The hosts and losing finalists of Euro 2016 will be up for righting those wrongs in Russia. Two years ago, they fell at the final hurdle to a determined and well-drille...
Group B Preview
a year ago
Group B will arguably provide one of the most highly anticipated matches of the first stage of this summer’s World Cup. Spain and Portugal will go head to head on 15th June in a match where the winner...
2018 FIFA World Cup: Group A Preview
a year ago
This summer’s World Cup is just days away and to get set for the most highly anticipated football tournament on the planet, I’ve previewed each group to assess who will make it to the knockout stages....