Posts made in June, 2010

World Cup 2010: North Korea 0-3 Ivory Coast

World Cup 2010: North Korea 0-3 Ivory Coast

By on Jun 25, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

I wonder if I’m the only one in the UK, without a vested interest in either side, who is watching this. To access this on the red button you have to bypass Portugal v Brazil. But this game promises goals. Not just because North Korea capitulated after they made their own substitutions, but because in winning, Ivory Coast need a nine goal swing, as well as a Portugal...

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World Cup 2010: Japan 3-1 Denmark

World Cup 2010: Japan 3-1 Denmark

By on Jun 25, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Japan v Denmark has to wait until the boys on the Beeb can get Italy’s exit out of their system. But this is probably fair enough. Earlier group results have switched the focus from Netherlands v Cameroon, which means we’ve got Martin Keown summarising. The BBC had Manish Bhasin on the stadium gantry in Cape Town. But Cameroon’s incompetence has spared us. This may...

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World Cup Group Phase: Your Guide to the Permutations (Part 4)

World Cup Group Phase: Your Guide to the Permutations (Part 4)

By on Jun 25, 2010 in Latest | 0 comments

Your last update of the week, with the final two groups. All the fun today is going to be in Group H. Group G Brazil 2 2 0 0 5 2 +3 6 Portugal 2 1 1 0 7 0 +7 4 Ivory Coast 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 North Korea 2 0 0 2 1 9 -8 0 Remaining fixtures (Fri, 3pm): Portugal v Brazil, North Korea v Ivory Coast There’s unlikely to be much drama here. North Korea are already out,...

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World Cup 2010: Cameroon 1-2 Netherlands

World Cup 2010: Cameroon 1-2 Netherlands

By on Jun 24, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

The entertainment and excitement is due to be elsewhere this evening. The Netherlands against Cameroon sounds, at a distance, as if it should be a match of colour and flair, but Cameroon are already out and the Netherlands are already through, and this year’s Netherlands team has been perfunctory rather than exciting so far. Bert Van Marwijk’s team is...

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