Posts Tagged ‘australia’

World Cup 2018 & 2022 7

World Cup 2018 & 2022

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter today announced that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments following two days of presentations in Zurich.

One 2 Watch: Mustafa Amini 2

One 2 Watch: Mustafa Amini

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Football in Australia has really taken off on the back of two successful World Cup campaigns for the national side, and the Central Coast Mariners look to have unearthed a gem in the form of Mustafa Amini.

World Cup Last 16 Preview: Day 1 7

World Cup Last 16 Preview: Day 1

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It’s time to get down to the real business, the final sixteen of the World Cup. After what was nothing short of a group stage of disappointments in between a few shocks, the deadwood has been put to one side and the cream of the World Cup crop after left to fulfill our summer’s entertainment. […]

World Cup Accumulators: 18th-20th 1

World Cup Accumulators: 18th-20th

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Having had my last accumulator rudely scuppered by a rather dull 0-0 draw between the Ivory Coast and Portugal, the World Cup duly decided to rub it in by allowing the Swiss to beat the favourites Spain and simultaneously splash a further helping of egg on my face. Despite this, I have come back for […]

Dim Pim Costs Socceroos Dear 6

Dim Pim Costs Socceroos Dear

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Australia have to go back to the drawing board following their 4-0 drubbing by Germany last night, and Neil Sherwin believes that the buck stops firmly with the manager on this one. Yesterday’s radiant winter sunshine in Perth has been replaced by a dark and dreary morning that perfectly sums up how the mood of […]

Talking Points: Germany 4-0 Australia 1

Talking Points: Germany 4-0 Australia

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1. Özil Rules The tabloid headlines tomorrow will be full of Oz puns, but they won’t be referring to Australia. Mesut Özil delivered upon the hype that has surrounded him in South Africa following a stellar season for Werder Bremen. Özil plundered his way to a man of the match performance on the right hand […]

BPF Predicts: The World Cup (Part 2) 3

BPF Predicts: The World Cup (Part 2)

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Another day closer to the big kick off, and we’re back with the second part of our World Cup predictions. Who will be the biggest let down (country)? Kevin Coleman: Italy. I think they’ll struggle hugely for a side who only four years ago were on top of the world. Neil Sherwin: Portugal. They limped […]