Category Archives: Group C

England 1-1 USA

Robert Green was the safe choice. There were questions over David James’s fitness after a season that saw his club side relegated. Joe Hart had a great season on loan at Birmingham City but there were valid concerns over his … Continue reading

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South Africa 1 – 1 Mexico

World Cup opening games are typically nervy affairs, with a host nation nervous under the weight of national expectation and an opponent intimidated by the atmosphere, but this was not the case here. South Africa and Mexico shared the points … Continue reading

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South Africa vs Mexico: LIVE

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World Cup News Roundup, Sat 5 June

Rio Definitely Out Of World Cup Won’t be news to anyone but this was confirmed yesterday afternoon. On the bright side, Rio has missed almost half of England’s games under Capello and they’ve coped well enough without him. While Capello … Continue reading

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Rio Out Too, By The Sounds Of It

Sigh. Twanged his knee in training under challenge from Emile Heskey. More here. As it’s more than 24 hours before England’s first game of the tournament they can name a replacement, so just be grateful it’s happened now. One of … Continue reading

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USA

Firstly, a quick apology for yesterday’s non-update. I had a bit of a hangover and it was kinda on the warm side and I wrote a few things but they were rubbish and I eventually gave up, ordered a Chinese … Continue reading

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Slovenia

England’s final opponents, on 23 June, will be Slovenia. Researching this was an awful lot easier than it was for this morning’s report on Algeria, as Slovenia have far less history. As the country only came into being following the … Continue reading

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Now Here’s a Quick Rumour For You…

Walcott is OUT according to The Times’ Oliver Kay on Twitter. Karmic retribution for 2006? We’ll soon find out.

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The Not-So-Magnificent Seven

A pretty shocking headline there I know. I’ll get better at it. Hopefully. As I type Capello is apparently making phonecalls to the unlucky seven members of his provisional 30-man squad who will not be on the plane as part … Continue reading

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