Tag Archives: Spain

Netherlands 0-1 Spain (aet)

In the end, the best team won. Spain have been the best side in the world for at least the last two years since winning Euro 2008, and won the first World Cup in their history last night thanks to … Continue reading

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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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Chile 1-2 Spain

There was a rather surreal quality to the final quarter of an hour hour of this game. Both sides realised that, with Spain winning 2-1 and Switzerland unable to break down Honduras, they were both through. Spain duly stopped passing … Continue reading

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Spain 0-1 Switzerland

In Switzerland they had brotherly love. They had 500 years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce? The cuckoo clock, and now this. Everyone promised that World Cup 2010 would really kick into gear when Spain played. They … Continue reading

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Why Everyone Else Might As Well Just Go Home Now

From Spain’s 6-0 defeat of Poland the other night. It ain’t going to get much better than that.

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