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World Cup 2014: Matchday Thirteen (Group D, C)

Italy 0 – 1 Uruguay A bad tempered and tense encounter between two of the bigger names in international football, that casts a rather dour pale over much of the tournament. It was a game of bad tackles, diving, whinging … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Eight (Group C, D)

Columbia 2 – 1 Cote d’Ivoire A more open and entertaining game than I was expecting, given that both teams won their opening encounter and could have subsisted with a point. Columbia at the very least were not interested in … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Five

New Zealand 1-1 Slovakia The NZs are a very lucky team. At times they were all over the place. Their keeper was wobbly. Their attack was non-existant most of the game. But, because Slovakia refused to kill the game off when they had … Continue reading

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