Posts made in June, 2006

The Late Late Show

By on Jun 26, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Italy 1-0 Australia Well, off they go then. Australia, whose appearance in the World Cup finals had brought about much press coverage as Brazil, Argentina or England, didn’t have enough in their engine to out-smart those foxy Italians. They had, to be honest, flattered to deceive in the first round. The hyperbole that surrounded their win against Japan...

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Fight Fight Fight Fight Fight!

By on Jun 26, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 11 comments

Portugal 1-0 Holland Go on. Admit it. There’ll be plenty of talk over the next couple of days about the “disgrace” that this match has brought upon this World Cup, but… it was great, wasn’t it? There’s nothing quite like multiple red cards to get the heart racing, and tonight we saw four of them. Four! A new record. Forget The...

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Climb Every Mountain

By on Jun 25, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

England 1-0 Ecuador Today, England were… okay. Nothing more, nothing less. Apart from one fairly horrific error in the first ten minutes from John Terry, England kept them at bay, Beckham’s free-kick was excellent and Rooney improved as the match went on (leading one to believe that he’s finding his range again – something that their next...

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