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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 Nine (Group D, E)

Italy 0 – 1 Costa Rica This team are the real deal. Not only did they beat a side with the quality of Italy, but they did it with style and panache. Costa Rica made it an even contest from … Continue reading

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

Columbia 3 – 0 Greece The Greeks came into this game with such an immense reputation for defensive football, an ethos they have consistently relied on since their surprise Euro 2004 win. But it only took a few minutes for … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Rankings, Awards And The Last Word

As with the last World Cup, I’d like to offer a final review of Euro 2012, rankings the teams via my own system, before giving out my own awards and final thoughts. My ranking system see’s places 16-9 sorted by … Continue reading

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Referreeing Reviews For Debatable Decisions – Spain Vs Italy

Like most of the tournament, it was not a game that was chock full of controversial incidents or dirty play, meaning Pedro Proenca of Portugal had an easy enough time of it. There were just a handful of things to … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Spain Vs Italy (Final)

Spain 4-0 Italy A final score that was a little unjust, but the actual result wasn’t. Spain and Italy were fairly even when it came things like possession, but the Spanish passing skill was as good as you will ever … Continue reading

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The Stupidest Thing I’ve Read This Week (30/6/2012)

Third place goes to this tweet, made in the aftermath of England’s exit from Euro 2012 in a penalty shoot-out: Yeah, that makes sense. Second place is for a general trend I’ve noticed in the last few days, on Twitter … Continue reading

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