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World Cup Tales: Reflections Upon England In Italy, 1990

The concept of England having a high level of expectation at the time of a World Cup finals is a comparatively recent one. As recently as 1990, most adults could remember their two successive failures to qualify for the whole event and, once there, they only seldom lit the tournament up. In 1982, a good…

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June 2, 2010
Ian

Match Of The Week: England 3-1 Egypt

Roll up, roll up. It’s the biggest circus in town. This year, without a single ball having been kicked, hasn’t been a terribly successfully one for England so far and, as a result, Egypt could be forgiven for thinking that they are the home team at Wembley tonight.

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March 3, 2010
Ian

Egypt’s Three-peat – The Latter Stages Of The African Cup Of Nations

Mark Murphy concludes his marathon round-up of the African Cup of Nations with a round-up of the latter stages of a competition that was, sadly, upstaged by events that took place before a ball had even been kicked.

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February 3, 2010
Mark

The African Cup Of Nations – The Story So Far

Mark Murphy has been slumped on his couch watching the African Cup of Nations for the last couple of weeks. He peeled himself away to bring us up to date with the goings-on in Angola.

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January 23, 2010
Mark

Angola 2010: The African Cup of Nations

Mark Murphy is our man for the African Cup of Nations, which begins this month in Angola. Mark takes us through the runners and riders for the second most important footbll competition that will be played in Africa this year.

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January 6, 2010
Mark

Match Of The Midweek: Algeria 1-0 Egypt

It’s the derby of North Africa and the stakes couldn’t be higher – a play-off match in Sudan for a place in the World Cup finals in South Africa next year. Will the apolcayptic predictions of some in the press come to pass, or will we merely see which of these relative under-achievers will get through?

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November 18, 2009
Ian

The Confederations Cup: Egypt 1-0 Italy

On a night like tonight, one has to wonder whether there is something wrong at the heart of the psyche of the Italian national football team. They stand alone amongst the Great Football Nations in that they are prone to these bouts of extreme sudden clumsiness. No-one is going to suggest for a second that…

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June 18, 2009
Ian
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