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Efan Ekoku Commits Commentary Flub in Spain Game on ESPN

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 his analysis during Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final between Germany and […]

England Football Supporters Need Your Help: Video

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 of need. Thank you in advance for your contributions.

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

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 of the lack of goals. But because of Spain’s methodically […]

Capello Is One Step Away From Being a Dead Man Walking

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 England playing a potentially tough trio of Austria, Holland and […]

Uruguay 2-3 Holland: In Pictures

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 ending where it seemed that the injury time kept on […]

7 Ways that World Cup 2010 Will Change America

One of the things about the World Cup is that it puts the sport into perspective. With 64 games in one month, it’s easy to get a cross-section of where a country is. How well it’s doing relative to the other teams in the tournament. What the level of officiating […]

The Daily Show Tackles English Football Hooliganism: Video

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c World Cup 2010: Into Africa – Vuvuzealots www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party In case you missed, I know I did, here’s the hysterical segment from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show last week featuring John […]

Reasons for England Football Fans to be Cheerful

Supposedly, the Three Lions on England football shirts represent pride, passion and courage. Clearly, it’s time for a kit redesign. Even as England’s footballing lions shriveled into meek kittens in the World Cup cauldron it may be finally sinking in that England are ordinary. They’re capable of qualifying for major […]

Is Luis Suarez a Hero or a Cheat?

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 soccer has been tarnished. Whether it’s Luis Suarez cheating to […]

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Could Andrei Arshavin Be Arsenal’s Defensive Midfielder?

Arsenal’s weaknesses have been prevalent in a season more perilous than any under the Wenger regime.  Arsenal have neither an experienced nor a competent holding midfielder.  Their central defense has been inconsistent.  Incompetent moments at the back have cost them points.  As of right now, they are the favorites to […]

Reading's 3-0 Loss to Newcastle Exposes Weaknesses

Watching Reading crumble this afternoon against Newcastle reminded me of how silly Steve Coppell must feel at times. By not strengthening his side last summer with the class of players that were needed to keep the Berkshire club as a competitive side, the Reading side has failed to impress this […]

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