June 19, 2014

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The 200% World Cup: Japan vs Greece – Live!

The 200% World Cup: Japan vs Greece – Live!

After Colombia’s narrow 2-1 win in the battle of the Group C winners earlier this evening, tonight’s late match sees the two first round losers squaring up. Japan are a young, stylish team, backed by some to be the next breakthrough side at the top of the international game. Their loss in the first round…

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June 19, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: England vs Uruguay Live!

The 200% World Cup: England vs Uruguay Live!

As the likes of Brazil and Spain have already found out to their costs, there doesn’t seem to be any such thing as “the easy way” at this World Cup finals. Not, of course, that the England national football team has much truck with the concept of such a thing. Where there might smith passage,…

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June 19, 2014
Ian
The 200% World Cup: Columbia vs Ivory Coast Live!

The 200% World Cup: Columbia vs Ivory Coast Live!

This Group C encounter pits the two winners in a head-to-head for the top spot. Columbia breezed past Greece in their opening game while the Ivory Coast narrowly edged Japan. Both of these teams will be looking to gain an advantage going into their final group games as an encounter with the Group F victors is ahead…

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June 19, 2014
Richard
The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 6

The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 6

As the noted football pundit Sir Elton John so sagely pointed out, it’s the circle of life. It’s the wheel of fortune. He was probably drawing on the philosophy of Boethius, whom I believe was a classmate of Sir Tim Rice’s at Lancing College. It’s my belief that history is a wheel. “Inconstancy is my…

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June 19, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: World Cup Breakfast, Day 7 – Baby, It’s Cold Outside

The 200% World Cup: World Cup Breakfast, Day 7 – Baby, It’s Cold Outside

There has seldom in the entire history of the World Cup been a week like this. Last night, holders Spain crashed out of the tournament at the very first hurdle following a chastening defeat at the hands of a Chile team that is starting to look capable of going all the way this summer. Meanwhile,…

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June 19, 2014
Ian
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