Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

World Cup Scouting: Netherlands / New Zealand 3

World Cup Scouting: Netherlands / New Zealand

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After a hugely impressive group stage performance at the European Championship two years ago (dispatching of France, Italy and Romania), the Netherlands will be desperate to replicate the same form beyond the first round this time around. Despite only playing in one qualifying match during Holland’s road to South Africa, Eljero Elia could be Bert […]

Photo Special - Australia 2 - 1 New Zealand 0

Photo Special – Australia 2 – 1 New Zealand

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Australia grabbed a late victory over neighbours New Zealand in their last game on home soil before heading off to South Africa to prepare for the World Cup Finals. Both nations fielded strong sides in front of a crowd of over 55,000, though both Mark Schwarzer and Harry Kewell were absent for the hosts through […]

Draw made for World Cup group stage 0

Draw made for World Cup group stage

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England have today been given a favourable draw in today’s World Cup group draw, while Brazil, Portugal and the Ivory Coast will meet in the ‘Group of Death’. Tournament favourites Spain will also be happy with their draw having been placed in Group H alongside Switzerland, Honduras and Chile. England boss Fabio Capello will no […]

Kiwis book ticket to South Africa 0

Kiwis book ticket to South Africa

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A goal from Plymouth Argyle striker Rory Fallon has sent New Zealand to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 as they overcame Bahrain 1-0 on aggregate in a playoff today. With the sides level at 0-0 after the first leg, Fallon sent the Wellington crowd wild with a headed goal in the […]