Posts Tagged "Germany"

World Cup 2010: Ghana 0-1 Germany

World Cup 2010: Ghana 0-1 Germany

By on Jun 23, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

If England supporters had reason to be concerned that their run of not having been knocked out at the opening stages of the World Cup finals since 1958 mind come to an end, then the question of what might be running through the minds of German supporters this evening probably also merits our consideration. Germany last failed to get through the opening round of the...

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World Cup 2010: Germany 0-1 Serbia

World Cup 2010: Germany 0-1 Serbia

By on Jun 18, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

The German side who sparked this World Cup into life with their 4-0 win over Australia, a German side so effortlessly impressive that they brought all the very best paranoid and stereotypical utterances about “Ze Germans” out of the normally *cough* very reserved and neutral British press, were back in action today.  But you’d have had to be a very...

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World Cup 2010: Germany 4-0 Australia

World Cup 2010: Germany 4-0 Australia

By on Jun 14, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

It’s a conundrum for English national team fans, who to support out of the football and cricket arch-enemies. But it’s not a problem for long as the game is over as a debating point within the first quarter. In the ITV studio, Edgar Davids is making it clear that it’s “C’mon Aussie, C’mon” for him. He looks perplexed when Adrian Chiles brings up England’s propensity...

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World Cup Tales: Reflections Upon England In Italy, 1990

World Cup Tales: Reflections Upon England In Italy, 1990

By on Jun 2, 2010 in History, Latest | 6 comments

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 performance in the opening match against France was followed by...

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