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The 200% World Cup: Costa Rica vs Greece – Live?

The 200% World Cup: Costa Rica vs Greece – Live?

Hello, I’m cooking dinner, so updates may be even less sporadic than usual.

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June 29, 2014
Rob
The 200% World Cup: The Group D Final Round – Live!

The 200% World Cup: The Group D Final Round – Live!

As with both of yesterday’s group finales, this afternoon’s pair of matches feature three teams battling over the two qualification spots and one useless team who are already out. In Group D, the useless team are of course England, a source of great pride for everyone back at home. However, the World Cup is always…

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June 24, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: World Cup Breakfast, Day 9 – Switzerland: The 6th Best Team In The World

The 200% World Cup: World Cup Breakfast, Day 9 – Switzerland: The 6th Best Team In The World

In the first place, there was a common acceptance in England that defeat at the hands of Uruguay on Thursday night equalled a de facto elimination from the World Cup finals for England, but over the following twelve hours, a new narrative started to be written. Ignoring the evidence of their own eyes from last…

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June 21, 2014
Ian
The 200% World Cup: Italy vs Costa Rica – Live!

The 200% World Cup: Italy vs Costa Rica – Live!

Group D’s second round of matches draws to a close with this encounter, between the two leaders. Before last night, you might have suggested that Italy – who saw off a talented England side in their first game – would very much have the edge against Costa Rica – who rallied to beat a very…

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June 20, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 7

The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 7

As the noted philosopher Chris Martin from Coldplay says, “everything’s not lost”. Only England could be so down and out yet do it in such a way that there is still a sliver of hope. After all, it’s the hope that kills you and as another noted philosopher stated last night, supporting England isn’t supposed to…

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June 20, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: World Cup Breakfast, Day 3 – The Morning After The Night Before

The 200% World Cup: World Cup Breakfast, Day 3 – The Morning After The Night Before

One of the curiosities of watching the England national team is the fact that, for all the doom and gloom that frequently surrounds the squad, once they are actually at the World Cup finals, they are normally very good at squeezing through its group stages, historically speaking. They haven’t failed to get over that first…

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June 15, 2014
Ian
The 200% World Cup: Uruguay vs Costa Rica – Live!

The 200% World Cup: Uruguay vs Costa Rica – Live!

Good evening, everybody, and welcome to Group D, where two of England, Italy, Costa Rica and Uruguay will be going home in a couple of weeks time with their tails between their legs. Later on this evening comes the hysteriafest that will most likely be England vs Italy, but first of all comes the match…

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June 14, 2014
Ian
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