Archive for June, 2010

Spain beat Chile as both progress 0

Spain beat Chile as both progress

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Spain beat Chile 2-1 tonight in the final group stage game of the 2010 World Cup. Both sides progress to the next stage, as Kevin takes a look at the teams, the tactics, the big talking points and the mouth-watering final sixteen ties that have been set.

Seeing Red 3

Seeing Red

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The group stages of the World Cup produced nine red cards, some justified, some not, and Neil Sherwin looks at each one to determine whether the official got it right or wrong.

Al Volo: The Good The Bad and The Ugly Of Italy's Early Exit 0

Al Volo: The Good The Bad and The Ugly Of Italy’s Early Exit

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Proof you should never go back Four years after that glorious Berlin night of summer 2006, Italy went to South Africa dreaming of a historic repeat, but were eliminated in shame last night. Bottom of Group F, without a win, devoid of ideas and lacking both the trademark defensive solidity and any cutting edge in […]

Here come the WAGs 0

Here come the WAGs

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The action off the field often gets as much attention as that on it during the World Cup, and Sharon Lynch reminds us of one of the modern football player’s most important accessories.

Stay in touch with Back Page Football 0

Stay in touch with Back Page Football

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Just a reminder to all our readers that you can stay in touch with Back Page Football in a number of different ways. TWITTER FACEBOOK SUBSCRIBE We’re always on Twitter, where you’ll find random ramblings on the World Cup, the latest team line-ups from each game, links and retweets, and much much more – FOLLOW […]

Revived England progess in Group C 1

Revived England progess in Group C

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England finally kick-started their slow start to the World Cup with an improved performance and a 1-0 win over Slovenia, progressing to the last sixteen on top of Group C as they await one of any of the teams on Group D.

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United Against Malaria

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United Against Malaria (UAM) is a community of organizations and individuals that has joined together ahead of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa to unite in the fight against malaria. With the tournament now well under way, UAM wants you to ‘Sign the ball’ to show your support for the cause. Add your name […]