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Copa América Centenario special

The Copa América Centenario, which takes place in the US from June 4-26, promises to be one of the most nostalgic and fascinating in the tournament’s history. The Lob’s distinguished panel of…

The dark history of Chile’s Estadio Nacional

This summer the Copa América will celebrate it’s 100th birthday with the Centenario tournament in the United States. However, it was in the 99th year of the famous competition’s existence that one of the continent’s most significant sporting stories occurred.

Chile: the style of a generation

Multiple theories persist regarding the conception of football styles. Specific styles can sometimes be traced back to the coaches and players directly implicated in their promulgation. However, some propose that there are more…

Honduras and the legendary Copa América odyssey of 2001

High farce in the midst of the projected hosting of a major international football tournament wasn’t an entirely new concept for the Colombian FA in late June 2001. Just over a decade and…

Chile: the rise of South America’s sleeping giant

DESPITE THE BEST EFFORTS OF MANY, one’s life cannot entirely revolve around football without being affected by the outside world. Pesky issues like friends and a life aside, football fans are incessantly…