Archive for June, 2010

Everything's Not Lost 0

Everything’s Not Lost

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As England go into their final group game against Slovenia needing a win to guarantee an extended stay in the tournament, Mark Jepson is optimistic about his side’s chances.

Talking Points: Spain 2-0 Honduras 0

Talking Points: Spain 2-0 Honduras

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After watching their noisy neighbours recover from a disappointing start by annihilating North Korea earlier in the day, Spain hoped for a similar performance against Honduras. An exceptional display of attacking team football followed, but with a crucial ingredient missing that may cost Spain in the latter stages. Goals.

Talking Points: Chile 1-0 Switzerland 2

Talking Points: Chile 1-0 Switzerland

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Chile chipped away at a dogged Swiss defense until Mark Gonzalez found the break through with the only goal of the game. An enthralling match with chances and cards aplenty, there was no shortage of Talking Points as Kevyn Doran reports. 1. Chalk and Cheese We all expected this game to be the relentless attacking […]

Ronaldo: The Story of El Fenómeno 6

Ronaldo: The Story of El Fenómeno

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With all eyes on the vast array of superstars flaunting their skills in South Africa this summer, Back Page Football takes a fond look back over the career of the World Cup’s favourite son and all time leading goalscorer, Ronaldo.

Inter offered hope to World Cup underdogs 0

Inter offered hope to World Cup underdogs

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32 nations. 64 games. Millions watching worldwide. Many of whom are scratching their heads and wondering why their country is struggling so much at the World Cup. European Champions Inter Milan may hold the key to the answer. England and Italy have both opened with a pair of uninspiring draws against less illustrious opponents, while France can […]

Fans Right to be Roo Boo Zealous 0

Fans Right to be Roo Boo Zealous

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Wayne Rooney sparked controversy as he hit back at booing fans after England’s game with Algeria, and Tyrone Marshall pulls no punches when criticising the actions of the underperforming superstar.