There's plenty of context for midfielder Dare Vršič's injury time free kick goal against Serbia yesterday in 2012 Euro qualifiers, if you want it. Slovenia had never beaten a team from the former Yugoslavia, their historic rivals. The goal continues Estonia's miracle run to the playoffs. But context is irrelevant in…
Confirming what we all suspected, one anchor was caught by cameras showing what really goes on underneath the desk.
At a cafe in Ljubljana, Slovenian fans watched their previously-group-leading squad bomb out of the World Cup with a mixture of disappointment and resignation. Algerian fans in Paris? Well, they started a little bit of a riot. [via NYTimes Goal blog]
JOHANNESBURG — Slovenia-USA had it all. There was the immediate and customary American breakdown. The stirring comeback. A bastard shit evil ref, more evil than that bastard shit Larrionda in 2006. And then there were the Miss World contestants.
Here we go, Day 3. The Desert Foxes take on the Fightin' Titos to see which team can save the most face before letting England and the U.S. advance to the knockout stages.
Six players from Slovenia's league champion, Acroni Jesenice, have been booted from the team after beating up their head coach in drunken post-game celebration. It's okay, though because he totally deserved his thrashing.