World Cup 2010: Uruguay 0-0 France

World Cup 2010: Uruguay 0-0 France

Game two then, and after all the discussion of squad selections and line-ups, we’ve already had a look at ITV’s opening performance and it’s time to see what the BBC’s much-vaunted team can do. Given all the hype that accompanies even a Europa...
World Cup 2010: South Africa 1-1 Mexico

World Cup 2010: South Africa 1-1 Mexico

The gloves are now off.  For the first game of any World Cup, you always need to pick your strongest side.  Anything else would be foolhardy, so we can be fairly sure we are seeing people’s strongest hand.  How, then, did ITV do?  This year it was their turn to...
World Cup 2010: The Opening Ceremony… Live!

World Cup 2010: The Opening Ceremony… Live!

Though it has slipped under many people’s radar, there is some sort of World Cup due to be held.  Soccer City, Johannesburg is the venue for the start of this summer (winter)’s festivities.  South Africa and Mexico wait in the wings to entertain us with...
World Cup predictions

World Cup predictions

Nearly there folks, the World Cup starts today. Yes, that’s today, and next time you hear from me I’ll have some actual real actual football to talk about. Just one more thing before we’re underway. As hopefully you’ll know by now,...