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RO16 – Game Three review

June 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

Mexico v. Netherlands – Oranje…Boom Mexico will be heart broken after leading this match until the 88th minute. They have now failed at the first hurdle every time they’ve reached the second round. That’s six out of six failures. Mexico dominated the first half and took the lead early in the second through Dos Santos. Wesley Sneijder [88 […]

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RO16 – Game Three

June 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

The tournament’s top scorers against the best defence. Robin van Persie has scored three goals at this tournament, Arjen Robben has five goals and two assists in his last seven World Cup appearances. Down at the BBC Mark Lawrenson shows why he’s a highly paid pundit. “This one is going to be quite a close call.” Both teams […]

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Wrong Said Fred

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

Mexico were really solid here in Fortaleza – three man defence, hard-working midfield – and at times outplayed Brazil. Brazil did have the most shots on goal but goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa was in amazing form. He put in the performance of the tournament so far and is a new internet sensation. The only thing Mexico […]

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Run Svennis Run!

June 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Features, Football

Reading quotes from Sven after the Ivory Coast snore draw with Portugal confirmed what I had long suspected. Like a cross between Zelig and Forrest Gump, Sven is an idiot with a knack for being in the right place at the right time. He has never been shy of throwing his hat in the ring […]

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Killer bees threaten World Cup kick off

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Armchair Fan, De Bunker, Features, Football

Well, at last, WCO gets to write about the actual World Cup, not the lot of speculative guff that has passed for comment over the last six weeks or more. It is clear that South Africa has gone quite, quite barmy. The opening ceremony like all major sporting event ceremonies was full of literal visual […]

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