Soccer-Swiss greeted by grazing goats on World Cup training pitch (Reuters)

BERNE, June 26 (Reuters) – Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld was greeted with broken goal posts and goats grazing on the pitch when he visited the team’s planned World Cup training pitch in Brazil on Wednesday. Swiss television showed Hitzfeld struggling to keep a straight face as he described conditions at the run-down Antonio Fernandes Municipal Stadium in Guaruja, an hour and-a-half drive from Sao Paulo. The stadium appeared completely abandoned with terraces in a filthy condition and the dressing rooms locked. …

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