Tag Archives: World Cup

Spain Wins World Cup 2010: In Pictures

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

Why Today’s World Cup Final is Vital to Soccer Growth In USA

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Today’s World Cup Final between Netherlands and Spain will have an immense impact on the growth of soccer in the United States. While soccer continues to thrive among the die-hard fans who play the sport and/or watch it on television, … Continue reading

What Will You Miss Most About the World Cup?

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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 … Continue reading

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Italy will fall to 11th in FIFA rankings

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Italy has been punished, thanks to their poor performances Italy has lost ground in the FIFA and UEFA rankings. La Gazzetta dello Sport is reporting that Italy has fallen all the way down to 11th in the FIFA rankings, behind … Continue reading

Nike Unveils 'Ball Man' in South Africa: Video

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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 … Continue reading

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Netherlands National Football Team: Best Of from '74, '78 and '88: Video

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If you’ve been listening to the daily World Cup Buzz Podcast since it debuted in mid May, you’ll know how frustrated Richard, Laurence and Kartik have been with the performance by the Netherlands team. And I echo the same concerns. … Continue reading

What Has Been Your Favorite Moment of the 2010 World Cup?

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It’s time to get introspective and to think back to the entire World Cup tournament thus far and to ask you to pick out your favorite moment. It could have been a goal, it could have been a save, it … Continue reading

Where To Watch Spain vs Holland in Boca Raton

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If you live in South Florida and you’re looking for somewhere to watch the World Cup Final, Wowies Sports Grill in Boca Raton is the place to be. The modern sports bar will be televising the final between Spain and … Continue reading

Where to Watch the World Cup Final in South Florida: Wowies

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If you live in South Florida and you’re looking for somewhere to watch the World Cup Final, Wowies Sports Grill in Boca Raton is the place to be. The modern sports bar will be televising the final between Spain and … Continue reading

Efan Ekoku Commits Commentary Flub in Spain Game on ESPN

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When Martin Tyler and co-commentator Efan Ekoku did their preparation work for the 2010 World Cup, one thing they definitely didn’t study was the national anthem of Spain. Not that we expect them to, but when Efan Ekoku was sharing … Continue reading

England Football Supporters Need Your Help: Video

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These are rough times. England football supporters are destitute of any hope. They’re tired, ragged and in need of your support to get through this difficult period. Any help you can provide will be appreciated greatly. This is their hour … Continue reading

It's Time For FIFA to Banish The Third Place Play-Off Game

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Sorry traditionalists, but it’s time for FIFA to abandon the Third Place Play-Off Game at future World Cup tournaments. The concept of pitting the two losing semi-finalists against each other to determine who gets the bronze medal is an antiquated … Continue reading

ESPN Refuses to Rule Out Possibility Of Dedicated Soccer TV Network

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Perfection is almost impossible to attain, but given ESPN’s performance during the 2010 World Cup, they’ve come as close as any TV network can get. Commentators, production value, some of the best analysts and beautiful HD broadcasts, it’s hard to imagine … Continue reading

Spain, Why Do You Have to Be So Bloody Boring?

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Spain, if you’re the “Best Team In The World” according to Joachim Loew, why do you have to be so bloody boring? Watching Spain’s 1-0 victory against Germany Wednesday, I was bored several times during the match. No, not because … Continue reading

Poll: Who Will Win the World Cup? Spain or Netherlands?

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The final of the 2010 World Cup is set. After Spain defeated Germany 1-0 in the World Cup semi-final Wednesday, we now know that there’ll be a brand-new country to add to the list of the select group who have … Continue reading

Capello Is One Step Away From Being a Dead Man Walking

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The great thing about football is that it is a never-ending soap opera. One tournament draws to a conclusion and it’s not long before another begins. In a little over a week, the Under 19s European Championship gets underway with … Continue reading

Uruguay 2-3 Holland: In Pictures

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There was something about the game between Uruguay and Netherlands that was sublime. And it wasn’t just the goals – even though all five were glorious. It was the way that both teams played their hearts out and the incredible … Continue reading

Friday Matches, Fewer Foreigners, Other Serie A Changes

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During the World Cup, news has been leaking out about changes to the Lega Calcio Serie A, the newly independent league formerly know as simply Serie A.  Most of the announcements were overshadowed by the World Cup, but below are … Continue reading