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Euro 2012: Matchday Seven (Group C)

Italy 1-1 Croatia A close one, but a fair result in the end. Italy came out attacking and Croatia looked a little lost at times. The Italians don’t have the bests set up, especially when they get into the opposing … Continue reading

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Tripoli Is Not The End

Due in no small part to NATO support, support that remains up in the air to an extent, the Libyan rebels continue to advance, getting closer and closer to Tripoli. Allow me to continue my patented “rain on the parade” … Continue reading

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Football 10/11: vs Italy

An impressive result, but with the usual caveats that friendlies come with. A back and forth game. Ireland were lucky to snatch the first goal after a fairly lackluster opening 45 minutes, but they had improved immeasurably by the conclusion, especially … Continue reading

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Libya: A Growing Mess

This story of an American plane crashing in Libya – not due to enemy fire, but mechanical problems of all things – is very concerning and a gigantic example of what could go wrong. As it is, the intervention force has … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Fourteen

Paraguay 0-0 New Zealand Awful game of football to watch. No real pressure being exerted by either side. Paraguay were comfortable and NZ were depending on the other game to really provide a shock. In the end, Paraguay were good enough … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Ten

Paraguay 2-0 Slovakia It took until the last few minutes to put them away, but Paraguay were in total control from start to finish anyway. Took both goals very well, and with it they’ve taken control of the group. They’ve … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Four

Netherlands 2-0 Denmark Interesting game. The Dutch coasted through most of it without too much trouble. Still, for a team that wants to be considered a favourite to win the competition, the Dutch look very mediocre. Neither they nor the … Continue reading

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