Category Archives: Germany

Germany 0-1 Spain

We were twenty minutes away from decrying Spain as suffering from Arsenal syndrome. All pretty passing but no penetration and no plan B. But Carles Puyol’s 73rd minute header put this Spanish side into the World Cup final and put … Continue reading

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Argentina 0-4 Germany

Germany dumped another of world football’s supposed superpowers out of the World Cup with a comprehensive drubbing of Diego Maradona’s Argentina. Argentina came into the match seeking revenge on Germany for the 2006 World Cup quarter final which the Germans … Continue reading

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Martin Demichelis Kicks Man While Down

These aren’t words you’ll read often, but spare a thought for poor John Terry. You’ve just got back home to face an angry nation after the worst individual performance of your career contributed to a 4-1 loss to Germany. And … Continue reading

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Maradona: Still Making Friends

Well, not really. The Argentina coach openly mocked Bastian Schweinsteiger yesterday following comments the German midfielder had made about Argentinian gamesmanship. “If you see how they gesticulate, how they try to influence the referee,” Schweinsteiger had said. “That is not … Continue reading

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Germany 4-1 England

Thomas Muller struck twice in three minutes as Germany hammered a desperately poor England. Fabio Capello’s men may look back in anger on a wrongly disallowed Frank Lampard goal, with the match delicately poised at 2-1, but the reality is … Continue reading

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Group D Finale, 23 June

Germany sealed progress to the knockout stages as group winners, deposing Ghana at the summit of Group D with Mesut Ozil’s strike from the edge of the area. Ghana qualify despite their loss, thanks to Australia’s defeat of Serbia, and … Continue reading

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Der Gobshite

Part-time football administrator and full-time Nazi propagandist Franz Beckenbauer has made headlines again this morning ahead of England’s meeting with Germany in the round of 16 on Sunday. Beckenbauer won the tournament with Germany as a player in 1974 and … Continue reading

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