Tag Archives: Ghana

WHAT IF 2010: What if the U.S. had Beaten Ghana?

Posted on by Robert Hay

As we close the books on 2010 and go through our retrospectives (including MLS Talk’s own awards) I wanted to take a different look back on the year that was through a different lens: what if what happened didn’t happen, … Continue reading

Pressure Is On Sunderland's New Star

Posted on by James Beckett

Sunderland’s record signing Asamoah Gyan has admitted he faces a stern task to justify his £13million transfer fee. The Ghanaian forward completed a move to the North East on deadline day, but the transfer raised eyebrows with its vast price … Continue reading

Is Luis Suarez a Hero or a Cheat?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

World Cup 2010 has been a challenging tournament for fans of the beautiful game. There have been beautiful goals, incredible teamwork and wonderful stories. But there has also been injustices and, at the end of the day, the sport of … Continue reading

USA v Ghana Highlights In Lego Football: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

For some of us, watching the highlights of USA versus Ghana may be too painful to watch. But thankfully Legofussball.eu has highlights featuring Lego characters playing out the key moments of the World Cup game. Using stop-motion photography and wonderful … Continue reading

Top 10 Similarities Between USA-Ghana and England-Germany

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The similarities between England’s devastating loss to Germany Sunday and the United States’s loss to Ghana on Saturday are remarkable. Here are ten similarities: Both games featured incredible goalkeeping performances. Neuer for Germany. Kingson for Ghana. In both games, the … Continue reading

Who Will You Support in this World Cup Now that the USA Are Out?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

No matter what country you support, the pain of losing in a World Cup is a bitter pill to swallow. After a frustrating performance by the United States against Ghana, the United States men’s national team will be returning home … Continue reading

USA 1-2 Ghana (AET): US Soccer Fans, Hold Your Head High

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Defeat is bitter especially when it’s your own country that loses. It’s depressing. It affects your mood, brings you down and can make you angry. But rather than dwell on the negative today after Ghana’s 2-1 win over the United … Continue reading

USA v Ghana, World Cup 2010: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Before, during and after today’s historic World Cup game between USA and Ghana, feel free to share your comments in the section below. The last time the US had a game this big was 2002 when they played Germany in … Continue reading

Mission Accomplished!

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

Today the US progressed, and not just to the next round of 16 in this World Cup. They progressed in the ranks of world football. Their status, their pedigree was elevated. How so? They did something that they as a … Continue reading

United States to Play Ghana in World Cup This Saturday

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After defeating Algeria, the United States will now play Ghana in the second round of the World Cup this Saturday at 2:30pm ET. Ghana last played the United States in a competitive tournament four years ago in the last game … Continue reading

The World Cup Summary Week One- How Is Your Team Doing?

Posted on by Kristian Downer

So the World Cup is now a week old, every team has played at least once. It is now becoming clear whether your team was a sound bet or as dodgy as a Northern Rock balance sheet. There have already been … Continue reading

The United States World Revenge Tour

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

Heading into this World Cup, no team should be looking for any extra motivation.  After all, this is the World Cup , where the world’s best will be gathered for one big battle royal to decide who takes home the title, World Champion!  … Continue reading

Ballacks Pain Of Missing The World Cup

Posted on by Paul Bestall

  You have to feel for a player of the calibre of Michael Ballack and for fans of Germany. Things haven’t always gone swimmingly for Ballack at Stamford Bridge since he joined in 2006, but there is no doubt he … Continue reading

African Cup Of Nations Round Up Days 10-18

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The final round of the group games saw several well fancied sides struggling for form and in danger of going out, but Group B’s final game saw Ghana edge it 1-0 to progress with Ivory Coast in to the quarter … Continue reading

African Cup Of Nations Round Up: Days 5-9

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Now that’s what I call a tournament mascot. I don’t need modern interpretations of peace, harmony and good will like the dreadful trio that South Korea and Japan gave us in 2002. Dreadful mascots and a dreadful tournament. I want … Continue reading

Essien Returns As Chelsea’s Fulcrum

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why is Michael Essien so underrated is a mystery to me. I must admit that I was nonplussed about him as a player, knowing next to nothing about him when he signed for Chelsea from Lyon in August 2005 for … Continue reading