Posts Tagged "Argentina"

Start as you mean to go on

By on Sep 11, 2007 in Latest | 2 comments

The fifth FIFA Women’s World Cup began yesterday in China, with a much-fancied German side putting Argentina to the sword. The final result – 11-0 – was a record for the tournament, and was made all the more enjoyable for the neutral by the fact that the scoring was bookended by identical mistakes by the Argentina goalkeeper, Vanina Correa. The...

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Tor! Tor! Tor!

By on Jun 30, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 13 comments

Germany 1-1 Argentina (4-2 on penalties) Well, I’d be ripping up my betting slip right now, if I’d been stupid enough to bet on my own feelings before the tournament began. However, Argentina had struggled in three out of their four previous matches (regardless of the gushing that came from the commentary galleries of both the BBC and ITV), so whether we...

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Mexicans Wave Goodbye

By on Jun 25, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

Argentina 2-1 Mexico Well, they gave it everything. From the first minute until the very last, Mexico pushed Argentina all the way, and were dreadfully unlucky to be sent home, beaten by yet another contender for “Goal Of The Tournament”. I’ve enjoyed the idiosyncratic Mexicans since they outplayed Iran in their opening match. As I said before on...

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Dutch Courage

By on Jun 21, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

Argentina 0-0 Holland / Ivory Coast 3-2 Serbia May I just be the first person to say… WHAT THE HELL WAS THAT? As some of you may remember, in Euro 2000, Holland and France had qualified before their final match, against each other. They were amongst the favourites to win the competition, and, released from the worry of whether they’d make it through or...

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Simply The Best

By on Jun 17, 2006 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Argentina 6-0 Serbia There’s so much that I could say about this performance, and it wouldn’t be enough at the same time. We’ve just witnessed the performance of the World Cup, eleven individuals playing the game of their lives. On this form, as I have suggested on here before, there isn’t a team in the world that can match Argentina and,...

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