Category Archives: FIFA World Cup

USA 2 Ghana 1: SUPERPOWER SUPERPOWER USA! SUPERPOWER SUPERPOWER USA!

On the balance of play the USA were not exemplary, with Ghana picking apart the USA through DeMarcus Beasley’s inadequacies at left back and the midfield being completely overwhelmed. The second half itself made the disparity between the two teams … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Russia

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Belgium

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Argentina 2 Bosnia & Herzegovina 1: Lionel Messi and the mess that is legacies

  I know that as writers we have to be impartial (Ha!) and not have a rooting interest, but I must say that I’m so thankful to see Messi score a goal in this year’s world cup. Not that I … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Daily Mail’s 2014 English National Team Predictions

Last night, during Italy’s 2-1 victory over England (a game more entertaining than many expected), this tweet appeared on the @edizd_ timeline: In 2007, the Daily Mail predicted this would be England’s starting XI at the 2014 World Cup. #ENG … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: United States

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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Brazil 3 Croatia 1: Sometimes Life Really isn’t Fair

If you seen Niko Kovac’s comments postgame from the penalty decision that the Japanese referee gave to Fred’s “theatrics” in the box, you’ll obviously know his stance on the call, referencing how the sport might as well adopt NBA tactics … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Germany

(Over the next month or so, we’re going to be doing previews for all 32 teams participating in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Yes, all 32 teams. We’ll make you laugh, cry, get mad and perhaps question why you read … Continue reading

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Iran

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2014 FIFA World Cup Preview: Nigeria

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