All posts tagged "FIFA World Cup"

  • What to do with ‘The Ashes’ of the FIFA World Cup

    In 1882, England lost a test cricket match at the Oval to Australia and The Sporting Times wrote a mock obituary declaring the defeat as the death of English cricket. It stated that ‘the body had been...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Sir Alex Ferguson – The Champions League is better than the World Cup

    Written by Ross Mackiewicz. Sir Alex Ferguson has no doubt in his mind that the UEFA Champions League is far superior to the FIFA World Cup. The Manchester United boss has been involved in sixteen campaigns of Europe’s...

    • Posted November 2, 2010
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  • England’s opponents – Germany

    By Thom Alexander. After a tense, yet ultimately successful, final group game, England have little time to relax after their exploits against Slovenia. The USA’s last minute winner against Algeria confirmed them as group winners, and so...

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • England’s opponents – Slovenia

    Few would have predicted it, but England go into the final game against Slovenia know that anything but a victory could see them eliminated from the World Cup at the Group Stage. Indeed, Group C is one...

    • Posted June 23, 2010
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  • The Madness of Raymond Domenech

    By Guest Writer Real Talk Football “It is almost a beautiful 0-0. But the result is what it is. They were good, solid in defence.” These simple words, used by France nation team coach; Raymond Domenech, after...

    • Posted June 14, 2010
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  • Review of England’s opponents – USA

    By Thom Watt. When the 2010 World Cup groups were drawn, England fans could be forgiven for affording themselves a wry smile. Fears of a potential “Group of Death” quickly abated, as the Three Lions were placed...

    • Posted June 12, 2010
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