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/ 5136 days ago

England 1-4 Germany in Lego Football: Video

Watching the highlights of Germany's demolition of England in the World Cup are a pretty depressing sight, but LegoFussball.eu have brought some levity to the situation by featuring the highlights as played out by Lego characters. Each scene uses stop motion photography. Particularly interesting is the replay of Frank Lampard's disallowed goal. In the Lego […]

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/ 5136 days ago

Where it all Went Wrong for England: The Sequel

In short: Everywhere. Though that won’t do. England’s problems were numerous and solutions are not easy to come by. It’s best to look at the team and the manager as a whole. Hang on, that sounds awfully familiar, oh well the point still stands. England’s elimination was in hindsight predictable but before the game started […]

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/ 5137 days ago

Are We Taking England's World Cup Exit Too Seriously?

And so the England inquest begins once again. After every tournament the same earth is dug over and over again. There can’t be a single argument, idea or notion that hasn’t been given an airing in the last 48 hours. I should know, I’ve been as responsible as anyone for writing them. The corpse of […]

Leagues: Serie A

/ 5138 days ago

No Eye-catching Italian players?

As the World Cup is attracting all headlines related to soccer, there's always a small echo of transfer market news which now, after Italy's elimination from the World Cup, becomes much more than an echo for Italy fans. And as you read about transfer rumors and deals, you hear the names like Di Maria, Maicon, […]

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/ 5139 days ago

Top 10 Similarities Between USA-Ghana and England-Germany

The similarities between England's devastating loss to Germany Sunday and the United States's loss to Ghana on Saturday are remarkable. Here are ten similarities: Both games featured incredible goalkeeping performances. Neuer for Germany. Kingson for Ghana. In both games, the winning team completely outplayed their opposition. Both teams committed disastrous defensive mistakes. Both Tim Howard […]

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/ 5139 days ago

Defeat Against Germany Marks Decline of English Football

Today was a watermark moment in world soccer. And, with great difficulty but complete honesty, I believe that today marks the final evidence that England is no longer a soccer giant. Depending on which side of the fence you sit on, this may seem like common sense or complete hypocrisy. But if we ever needed […]

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/ 5139 days ago

England Cheated Of Blatant Goal Against Germany: Video

England was cheated of a blatant Frank Lampard goal Sunday against Germany when the Chelsea midfielder's shot hit the crossbar, bounced 2-3 feet inside the goal and back out of the goal. But incredibly, the referee decided that it wasn't a goal which allowed Germany to go into half-time 2-1 ahead. This is a blatant […]

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/ 5139 days ago

England v Germany, World Cup 2010: Open Thread

They think it's all over (Sie denken es ist alles vorbel), well it is now. Not quite, but before, during and after England's massive game today against Germany, post your opinions and observations in the comments section below as Fabio Capello's men aim to overturn the Germans to reach the quarter-finals. According to the UK […]

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/ 5141 days ago

5 Players to Watch During England v Germany Round of 16 Clash

In this weekend's tastiest World Cup fixture, long time rivals Germany and England will meet in a head on battle with dramatic implications and a quarter final birth on the line. Will the English get their chance to conquer their demons during a dramatic penalty shootout, or will the young and organized Germans overrun the tired looking […]

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/ 5149 days ago

The World Cup Summary Week One- How Is Your Team Doing?

So the World Cup is now a week old, every team has played at least once. It is now becoming clear whether your team was a sound bet or as dodgy as a Northern Rock balance sheet. There have already been a few surprises, and those following a minnow may have had a nice surprise. Also […]

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/ 5152 days ago

Where to Watch Germany World Cup Games in South Florida

If you live in South Florida or if you'll be here during the World Cup tournament, you can watch all of the Germany World Cup games live at Wowies Sports Grill located in Boca Raton, Florida (except the 7:30am games). Wowies features 31 big screen TVs, HD broadcasts, excellent food, three full-liquor bars and service […]

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/ 5153 days ago

Germany v Australia, 2010 World Cup: Open Thread

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. Starting line-ups are: Germany: Neuer – Lahm, Mertesacker, Friedrich, Badstuber – Khedira, Schweinsteiger – Podolski, […]

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/ 5180 days ago

Raphael Honigstein Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

On Monday, it was announced that an ankle injury suffered in Saturday's FA Cup Final would keep German national team captain Michael Ballack out of the World Cup. Joining us to talk about that as well the Nationalmannschaft's chances this summer is the Guardian and Sports Illustrated's Raphael Honigstein. Raphael discusses the potential replacements for […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 5180 days ago

Raphael Honigstein Interview: World Cup Buzz Podcast

On Monday, it was announced that an ankle injury suffered in Saturday's FA Cup Final would keep German national team captain Michael Ballack out of the World Cup. Joining us to talk about that as well the Nationalmannschaft's chances this summer is the Guardian and Sports Illustrated's Raphael Honigstein. Raphael discusses the potential replacements for […]

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/ 5198 days ago

My Guilty World Cup Secret

Don't panic, I'm not going to go all Oprah on you all, but I've got a confession to make that a man of my age can't hide. Every 4 years, the World Cup comes around and over here in Europe we've a company called Panini who make sticker books for most major tournaments and leagues. […]