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Posted by Alex On Jun - 16 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Today was another first for the World Cup, Slovakia played their first World Cup game as an independent nation. Their opponent was New Zealand, who are currently ranked 78th by FIFA, and were making their second appearance ever in the World Cup since 1982 . The game was played in the same stadium as the USA vs. England match from this past Saturday in Rustenburg. Also, just like the USA team Slovakia have a father and son team connection. Vladimir […]

Posted by Jay Scardina On Jun - 16 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Ivory Coast and Portugal played out a 0-0 draw in a cagey game in the Nelson Mandela Stadium. The big news before the game was the Didier Drogba started the game on the bench after breaking his arm in a warm up game, Aruna Dindane started in his place. The Ivory Coast defence in the game was brilliant and courageous as Didier Zokora showed after getting kicked in the head by Liedson. In contrast Portugal never really got going in […]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jun - 16 - 2010 2 Comments READ FULL POST

South Africa are set to play their second game of the World Cup and after excelling in the opening match; they are looking to claim a vital win which would further ignite football fever in the country. But Uruguay have a point to prove, they were poor against the French and after being labelled as tournament “dark-horses” they need to beat the Africans. So this game could be close, but both teams will be looking to attack. South Africa’s manager […]

Posted by Ryan Ross On Jun - 16 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

If Italy are to progress from Group F, as they should, they will have to keep an eye out for arguably the most dangerous player they will oppose in the group stage. Slovakia are a steady if unspectacular team, but Marek Hamsik is the player that gives them a cutting edge from midfield. The Napoli playmaker is no stranger to Serie A audiences, as his stock has grown in the last couple of seasons. There are murmurs that now link […]

Posted by James Dielhenn On Jun - 15 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Welcome to the first of our World Cup podcasts with hosts Dov Schiavone & Dave Stanfield and of course special guest number uno, Mr. Giancarlo Rinaldi from Football Italia The series format will be a short intro plus a review of Daily events at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South African.  Today’s pod has all eyes focused on the late fixture of Italy vs Paraguay. Everything heating up in South Africa so is World Cup betting as Spain is […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 15 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Calling all Azzurri tifosi caught at the office, on family duty with the kids or stuck in a traffic jam serieaweekly has something that will cheer you up. So we hear you’ve missed the latest Azzurri World Cup match and don’t know what to do. Have no fear CBC has been kind enough to create a Match On Demand website and you can watch your missed World Cup matches as a reload. The following pop-up is the direct link to […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 15 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Following the disappointing draw in Italy’s World Cup opening match against Paraguay, Andy Golding analysis the lessons learnt. Throughout the week players and manager Marcello Lippi a like claimed Italy were prepared and ready for their opening match against Paraguay. With a degree of high expectation tonight’s performance was nothing short of disappointing yet again, first it was ‘Tiredness’ following the 2-1 defeat in Italy’s warm up game against Mexico last week, now what is Italy’s excuse? Simply there is […]

Posted by Andy Golding On Jun - 15 - 2010 3 Comments READ FULL POST

Our South American correspondent Juan Arango closes out the daily World Cup 2010 match reviews with highlights and thoughts on Italy vs Paraguay in today’s Group F showdown. Fulltime score Italy 1-1 Paraguay Please give the podcast a listen and leave your comments on what you found most interesting about the match. The following is a match review recorded by our OwnGoalNetwork affiliate Simply Futbol. http://www.podbean.com/podcast-audio-video-blog-player/mp3playerlightsmallv3.swf?audioPath=http://imtransfer.im4mobile.com/uploads/6898127654777961739/2010-14-06%2016_31_35.MP3&autoStart=no Powered by SimplyFutbol.com

Posted by Alex On Jun - 14 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The following is a match review recorded by Juan Arango from our OwnGoalNetwork affiliate Simply Futbol. Juan speaks on the performance or lack of of The Flying Dutchmen and The Olsen Gang immediately after Holland’s victory against the Danes in today’s World Cup Group E match. Please give it a listen and leave your comments on what you found most interesting about the match. “One Game Changes Everything”,Walker http://www.podbean.com/podcast-audio-video-blog-player/mp3playerlightsmallv3.swf?audioPath=http://imtransfer.im4mobile.com/uploads/4557127652452390352/2010-14-06 10_04_47.MP3&autoStart=no Powered by SimplyFutbol.com

Posted by Alex On Jun - 14 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

The following is a match review recorded by Juan Arango of our Simply Futbol affiliate site immediately after Japan’s first victory ever on the World Cup stage against African opponents Cameroon. Please give it a listen and leave your comments on what you found most exciting about the match. Keep on enjoying the 2010 World Cup,Walker http://www.podbean.com/podcast-audio-video-blog-player/mp3playerlightsmallv3.swf?audioPath=http://imtransfer.im4mobile.com/uploads/8904127653284237118/Jap-cmr%20commentary.MP3&autoStart=no Powered by SimplyFutbol.com

Posted by Alex On Jun - 14 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Serie A Weekly/Andy Golding With the World Cup in South Africa under full swing Andy Golding makes a prediction as to who will win the World Cup. For months pundits and fans alike have been asked the million dollar question – “Who will win the World Cup?” Many might state a claim for Euro 2008 winners Spain or tournament favourites Brazil and even Fabio Capello’s England side have been given an outside chance, however there are two nations that are […]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 13 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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