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Brazil and Portugal played out a unconvincing 0-0 draw which allowed Portugal to advance to 2nd round in 2nd place and set up an interesting tie against Spain, Brazil will now play Chile. This was the game to be potentially the game of the tournament so far but failed to deliver because of the Portugal coach Carlos Querioz tactics to make sure that Portugal got the point to make sure qualification. So this limited any attack minded football from Brazil. [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jun - 26 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

I remember telling a friend of mine at the pub a couple of months back that I thought that Slovakia was going to be the dark horse team at the World Cup. He laughed at my comment and said that there was no way. He said that the team lacked experience in the World Cup, and that there was no way they would beat out Italy or Paraguay. He was right about one of those games, but I told him [...]

Posted by Jay Scardina On Jun - 26 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Italian fans are still licking wounds the day after their beloved Azzurri finished last in World Cup Group F, officially knocked out of the remainder of the tournament. Denied the chance to defend their title on July 11 means another four long years for a piece of golden-ware. Sad too is the reality FIGC (The Italian Football Federation), should have been looking to the future when choosing a managerial replacement for Roberto Donadoni. With coach Marcello Lippi FIGC looked to [...]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 25 - 2010 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Corriere dello Sport Shame! Slovakia throw us out 3-2 Italy were un-watch-able. Lippi, the players and the FA to blame Last and without a win, it had never happened before Prandelli will start with Cassano and Balotelli Moratti: “Another champion to Inter” Bonucci to Juventus Tuttosport Blue mozzarellas Italy, beaten 3-2 by Slovakia, finish last in a group won by Paraguay return home in clamorous circumstances. Juventus: They get Bonucci! And today Martinez! Bomber Sosa for Catania Lazio on the [...]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 25 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Here is better quality video footage of the first goal by Fabio Quagliarella which many thought crossed the goal line in Italy’s match against Slovakia on Thursday but officials disallowed.

Posted by Alex On Jun - 25 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

You Know the FIFA World Cup Is in action when all the soccer/football commericals starting taking over on the cable network. This time around lets take a look at the Bud-nation’s latest creation with the Budweiser FIFA World Cup™ TV Spot “Kick” ad, obviously someone forgot to include the vuvuzela band

Posted by Alex On Jun - 24 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Prior to Italy’s final Group F match scheduled for Thursday June 24th, Italian manager Marcello Lippi spoke to the press. Ahead of this decisive Group F clash with Slovakia Lippi told reporters, “We must improve in attack”, and “We don’t want this to be our last game.” All four teams from Group F are still in it with Paraguay leading the pack on four points, while Italy and New Zealand follow with two and Slovakia with one point. It’s been [...]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 24 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Argentina don’t need squeeky bum time, because they come out the group phase squeeky clean, winning all three of their group matches. The Albiceleste maintained a perfect recorded in FIFA World Cup 2010 with a 2-0 win over Greece in Polokwane, South Africa late yesterday. Goals from Martín Demichelis and substitute Martín Palermo provided the Argentine manager, famed Diego Maradona, with 9 out of 9 points and first place in Group B. The South Americans now prepare for their weekend [...]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 23 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Luis Suárez was the lone goalscorer for Uruguay in this one, as the South Americans finish top of Group A on 7 points. Their opponents Mexico claimed second place in group A and will also advance to the next stage after a gallant attempt by host nation South Africa to leapfrog El Tri winning 2-1 against 10-men France in the other final group match played today. The South Africans are level on points with Mexico but lose out on goal [...]

Posted by Alex On Jun - 22 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

After a disappointing result and performance against Ivory Coast last week, Portugal bounced back in the best fashion possible by beating the Democratic Republic Of Korea 7-0. Portugal dropped Liedson in favour of Hugo Almedia and it worked. Portugal were only 1-0 up at half time thanks to Porto Raul Merieles 29th minute effort when slotted it past Ri Myong-Guk after Tiago through ball. North Korea defensive organised play completely capitulated in the 2nd half conceding 6 goals in 37 [...]

Posted by Scot Munroe On Jun - 22 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Hopefully this will become your one stop center for Serie A and World Cup 2010 news. Tired of bookmarking all those soccer news links. Looking for your favorite Italian calcio sites to be translated and ready to read. search no further try the NEW serieaweekly news aggregator page.  Notice also a new link on the red menu bar at the top of our homepage.

Posted by Alex On Jun - 21 - 2010 2 Comments READ FULL POST

In this special World Cup 2010 episode Dov Schiavone interviews Albert Campa who writes for theoffside.com. Dov and Albert take a look at Group A results. Hope you enjoy the podcast and do leave us your comments http://www.podbean.com/podcast-audio-video-blog-player/mp3playerlightsmallv3.swf?audioPath=http://ogn.podbean.com/mf/play/ugbesk/ognworldcuppod03.mp3&autoStart=no Powered by OwnGoalNetwork.com Standard Podcasts: Hide Player | Download | Embeddable Player |

Posted by Alex On Jun - 21 - 2010 Comments Off READ FULL POST

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