World Cup draw musings: Travel plans, Dyke’s “doh” and happy Fab

“Shortly after the World Cup draw, the national team coaches and FA officials are herded into what’s known as the “mixed zone”. It’s basically a giant tent, with eight barricades, one for each group. The coaches stand behind the fence, with the media scrum on the other side, microphones and notebooks in hand. How much a manager talks depends on several factors. First and foremost is his personality and how in demand he is. Then there is something as basic as how many languages he can speak: if you’re comfortable in English and Spanish, you can go a very long time.” ESPN

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