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Archives: World Cup 2006

Not Every Englishman is Following The World Cup

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cash Peters is one of the funniest persons on radio today. You may have heard his interviews on Marketplace (from NPR) or on BBC’s Five Live. I thought it’d be interesting to interview Peters regarding the World Cup or what … Continue reading

Alternative to ABC/ESPN Commentary

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The Sun newspaper from England is streaming the World Cup matches live via Internet audio (including the current Australia versus Brazil match). Just click on the link below: The Sun newspaper (England)

Brave US Draw Keeps Hopes Alive

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Maybe it is the Group of Death after all? With the US’s ugly but valiant draw against Italy, all four teams in Group E now go into the final match with a chance to make it through to the next … Continue reading

Nailbiting stuff

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Ghana 2 – 0 Czech Republic in the 86th minute. Could this be the first shock upset of the World Cup?

D-Day For America

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s the 33rd minute of the Czech Republic against Ghana match, and the Africans are deservedly one nil in the lead. There’s alot of time to go in the match, but this bodes well so far for the US. Note … Continue reading

USA v. Italy Open Thread

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Put your remarks about the USA v. Italy game on this thread.

Czech Republic v. Ghana Open Thread

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Put your remarks about the Czech Republic v. Ghana on this thread.

Iran – Portugal Open Thread

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Put your remarks about the Iran v. Portugal game on this thread.

Arena’s Dilemma

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Bruce Arena lacks the options he had in 2002 to shake up the team The embarrassing performance of the USA in the World Cup opener on Monday would be enough force most coaches to seek asylum in some foreign nation … Continue reading

Heading to Europe…

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Greetings fellow bloggers. In the coming weeks I will be visiting the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg for leisure and hope to bring you all some local flavor from the World Cup. I cant promise much more than that, but certainly … Continue reading

Put Your Tracksuit Back on Walcott

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Phew! Theo Walcott was five minutes away from starting for England in their next match. If Sweden hadn’t scored in the 85th minute to beat Paraguay 1-0, the result of Tuesday’s England v Sweden match would have been meaningless for … Continue reading

England Unconvincing In Win Against TNT

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England made it through to the second round of the World Cup by their skin of their teeth, after a tense win against Trinidad and Tobago. The addition of Aaron Lennon and Wayne Rooney was the difference for England, after … Continue reading

World Cup Player to Watch: Part Eight

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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By The Scout Spain – Carles Puyol The 28 year-old defender is the captain and inspirational leader for his club team FC Barcelona. For the Spanish national team, Puyol also plays a big leadership role. Having come up through the … Continue reading

World Cup Player to Watch: Part Six

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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  By The Scout Czech Republic – Tomas Rosicky My pick from Group E will seem opportunistic but I had selected him prior to the 3-0 victory over the US. Tomas made headlines prior to the World Cup with a … Continue reading

Waldo’s World

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Eric Wynalda is a breath of fresh air on ESPN and ABC American soccer is still in its growth stages and throughout the evolution of our national team, ESPN and ABC have essentially employed yes men and rally around the … Continue reading

Stand Up Speak Out Against Racism

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Today ABC’s Brent Musberger had an excellent feature on the World Cup telecast about Stand up and Speak Out an effort started by Arsenal and France Striker Theirry Henry and Nike to counter the racism that is prevalent in many … Continue reading

28 down, 4 to go…

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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By this time tomorrow, we’ll have seen all 32 teams play their opening match. Right now, the only teams we haven’t seen play yet are tomorrow’s Spain versus Ukraine, and Tunisia versus Saudi Arabia. What’s interesting is that there hasn’t … Continue reading

A Milestone I Never Thought I’d See

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Today France’s Vikash Dharasoo became the first player of Indian descent to ever play in a World Cup match. He entered the match in 84th minute and almost scored the game winner in the 89th minute. France and Switzerland drew … Continue reading