Tag Archives: World Cup

Weezer Releases “Represent,” Unofficial World Cup Theme for US Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Weezer may be best known for its hit single “Buddy Holly,” but what you may not know is that singer/songwriter Rivers Cuomo is also a massive soccer fan. Not only is he a big soccer fan, but he’s also a … Continue reading

Game Room at US National Team Hotel in South Africa: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Now that the United States has put its game against England away, the men’s national team faces a agonizing wait until Friday when it plays its next game against Slovenia. While the US World Cup squad will be conducting rigorous … Continue reading

Mesut Özil: Birth of a Star

Posted on by Chris McQuade

When Germany lost Michael Ballack coming into this world cup, some commentators were writing them off, or at the very least not touting them as tournament favourites. Despite an excellent qualification campaign in a less than forgiving group Germany emerged … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 12

Posted on by Peter C

As MLS heads into the World Cup hiatus(play resumes June 25), the Week 12 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 12 93 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   12,309    … Continue reading

USA v England World Cup Game Draws Big Ratings On ABC: Updated

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The 2010 World Cup clash between USA and England drew the fifth-best rating ever for a World Cup game. In addition to ranking behind the 1994 Romania-U.S. game (9.2), it trails only the 1994 Brazil-Italy final (12.8), the 1994 Brazil-U.S. game … Continue reading

FIFA's TV Coverage of World Cup Underwhelms

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FIFA, what are you doing? With a global population that is so used to the quality of the Premier League coverage on television, it’s ridiculous that FIFA’s TV replays are so poor. How many times in this tournament have we … Continue reading

Germany v Australia, 2010 World Cup: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

This afternoon marks the opening game of the 2010 World Cup for Germany as they face a physically strong Australia side. Before, during or after the match, feel free to share your opinions and observations about the big match here. … Continue reading

US Soccer Fans Lead Chorus of "BP Sucks" Chants

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It wasn’t the prettiest game by either team, but Saturday’s clash between England and the United States reached fever pitch levels at sports bars and restaurants across the US and around the world. One such party was held in South … Continue reading

For Abject England, Expect More of the Same

Posted on by Eric Altshule

  England fans have traditionally been guilty of the sin of not really looking.  Reading the English press, there seems a general sense of shock about how their team performed in their first game yesterday.  But to a neutral observer, … Continue reading

It’s Not So Easy Anymore, Is it England?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Sun newspaper is the type of tabloid filth that upsets people both in England and now, thanks to two condescending covers, people in the States. You may remember that back in December, The Sun newspaper ran a headline on … Continue reading

World Cup Poll: Should England Pick David James or Joe Hart?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Robert Green’s blunder for England against the United States means that England coach Fabio Capello now faces the decision of whether to pick David James or Joe Hart for England’s next game, against Algeria on Friday. But if you were … Continue reading

ITV HD Viewers Miss England's Opening Goal After Major Flub

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Imagine you’re ITV, one of the biggest TV networks in the United Kingdom, and you have the rights to the live match between England and the United States. It’s the biggest match of the World Cup thus far. And it’s … Continue reading

England v USA, 2010 World Cup: In Pictures

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After what began as a brilliant start for England after Steven Gerrard scored the opener in three minutes, it looked as if it was going to be England’s night. But the US battled back, were fortunate that Robert Green spilled … Continue reading

England v USA: Open Thread and Live Streaming From Wowies, Boca Raton

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Video clips at Ustream England v USA. This is the match that we’ve all been waiting for. Feel free to post your comments before, during or after the game in the section below. We’re also proud to be sharing this … Continue reading

Comedy Central’s Daily Show Tackles the US World Cup Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'World Cup 2010: Into Africa – Two Teams, One Cup www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party Comedy Central’s The Daily … Continue reading

Who Are the Starting 11 for the Azzurri?

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An ESPN interview with some of the Italian national team players shows that not even the squad seems to know who will be on the pitch on Sunday when they kick off versus Paraguay.  Marcello Lippi has been tight-lipped about … Continue reading

South Africa v Mexico, 2010 World Cup: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Finally. It. Is. Here. The 2010 World Cup kicks off today with the first match up between South Africa and Mexico. I’m picking South Africa and Mexico to draw in this one. Mexico should win, but buoyed by the incredible … Continue reading

Will the Real England Please Stand Up?

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

  Going into this World Cup many people are expecting big things from the England squad, and why not?  All play in what’s considered the best league in the world, they have one of the top three strikers in the … Continue reading