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Tag Archives: World Cup

What Did You Love About World Cup 2010?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

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EPL Talk Reports Record World Cup Web Traffic

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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 … Continue reading

Top 10 Goals and Saves of World Cup 2010: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

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How the World Cup Uses Us and Wears Us Out

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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 … Continue reading

World Cup 2010 Video Montages from ABC, BBC and ITV

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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 … Continue reading

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Watch Every Goal of World Cup 2010 In 10 Minutes: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you’ve got 10 minutes to spare, you can watch this one video which features every single goal scored in the 2010 World Cup in chronological order from Siphiwe Tshabalala for South Africa all the way to Andres Iniesta of Spain. … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Final: The Most Watched Soccer Game In U.S. History

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The 2010 World Cup Final set a new record for the most watched soccer game in U.S. history Sunday when 24.3 million people watched the Spain versus Netherlands game on ABC and Univision, according to Nielsen. Univision drew 8.821 million … Continue reading

Which English Footballers Would Make the Worst World Cup XI?

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While everyone is compiling and publishing lists of the best eleven or best 23 man roster of the 2010 World Cup tournament, I have a question for you. What if you compiled a list of the eleven worst players from … Continue reading

Where Does This World Cup Rank With The Best?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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 … Continue reading

How Many Days Until Premier League Action Returns?

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We wake up this morning to the reality that the 2010 World Cup is over. Four years is a long time to wait until the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. But fortunately there is plenty of soccer in store for … Continue reading

Spain Wins World Cup 2010: In Pictures

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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

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

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