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What Did You Love About World Cup 2010?

How do I love thee, World Cup 2010? Let me count the ways (in no particular order): Overhearing strangers in public talking about the World Cup, Collecting World Cup Panini stickers, Listening to the national anthems of the 32 countries in the World Cup, Striking up conversations with complete strangers […]

EPL Talk Reports Record World Cup Web Traffic

During the 2010 World Cup, EPL Talk registered its best month ever in terms of web traffic. On behalf of EPL Talk, I’d like to thank you, the readers, for your continued patronage, as well as the continued excellence shown by all of the EPL Talk bloggers (and podcasters) who […]

Top 10 Goals and Saves of World Cup 2010: Video

The 2010 World Cup will be remembered for some terrible open goal misses (Nigeria’s Yakubu as the most blatant example) as well as some horrific goalkeeper mishaps especially during the group stage of the tournament (Robert Green, cough cough). But it will also be remembered for some glorious goals and […]

How the World Cup Uses Us and Wears Us Out

This may well be the first time that you hear Bobby Goldsboro talked about in the football column and it will almost certainly the last. Bobby, you may or may not recall is a singer who had a few hits in the 60s and 70s, one of which, “Summer (The […]

World Cup 2010 Video Montages from ABC, BBC and ITV

On the final episode of the World Cup Buzz Podcast this week, analyst Laurence McKenna mentioned how he was looking forward to the World Cup video montages that are often created and distributed on YouTube. While more will be certainly be released in the coming days, I’ve found three which […]

Spain 1-0 Netherlands, World Cup 2010: In Lego Football

For some reason, it’s more visually appealing watching the replays of the Dutch committing their dirty fouls in Lego than it is on television. It’s quite more elegant than reality. So in all of it’s splendor, here are the highlights of the 2010 World Cup Final featuring Spain and Netherlands […]

Where Does This World Cup Rank With The Best?

The 2010 World Cup is over and while it was definitely not the best tournament of all time, there were plenty of highs and lows. In fact, I would argue that it was a better tournament than 2006. The frenzy at the end of games such as Uruguay against Holland, […]

Spain Wins World Cup 2010: In Pictures

Congratulations to Spain on winning the 2010 World Cup after beating Netherlands 1-0 in extra time after a goal by Andres Iniesta. Here are photographs from this historic day in World Cup history where Spain has won the World Cup for their first time and where they are current holders […]

What Will You Miss Most About the World Cup?

A World Cup Final is one of mixed emotions. Elation at the prospect of watching a game between the two best teams in a tournament. Depression at the thought that after the last kick is made, we have to wait another four years before the tournament begins again. It’s far […]

Nike Unveils 'Ball Man' in South Africa: Video

To celebrate the beautiful game, Nike recently unveiled “Ball Man” – a giant 21 meter high footballer made from 5,500 skills balls and weighing more than 4.5 tons suspended from the atrium of the landmark Carlton Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ball Man was developed using a 3-D image of […]

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