Posts Tagged "Ghana"

World Cup 2010: Ghana 1-1 Australia

World Cup 2010: Ghana 1-1 Australia

By on Jun 19, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

This game sees us pass the halfway point of the group stages. By the end of Friday, we’ll have lost half of the teams, and we’ll know the shape of the knockout stages. Once we reach the knockout stages, most of the contrasting games (whether in ability, age or experience) will be over, and the main contrasts we’re likely to get between opponents are playing style...

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World Cup 2010: Serbia 0-1 Ghana

World Cup 2010: Serbia 0-1 Ghana

By on Jun 13, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

Why are all the matches in the tournament that I have to cover for Twohundredpercent on ITV?  It’s not that the BBC coverage appears to be any better – indeed, it appears that yesterday’s Match of the Day highlights package neglected to show any footage from South Korea’s win over Greece, which is fairly appalling – but I am a snob. ...

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World Cup Preview: Group D

World Cup Preview: Group D

By on May 7, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

The 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off in five weeks today, close enough to feel the disappointment.  Today we continue our preview of this summer’s tournament with a look at the prospects for the teams in Group D: Germany, Australia, Serbia and Ghana.  No doubt drawing numerous questionable conclusions along the way will be  your regular guide, the increasingly...

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The World Cup Of National Anthems (Part Two)

The World Cup Of National Anthems (Part Two)

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

For many people, major sports tournaments are the only occasion that national anthems are heard. These peculiar tunes have become a genre of their own, transcending the mere hymns that many of them were in first place, and they range from the gloriously uplifting to mournful dirges. The selection of words has, in many countries, brought about national debate that...

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Angola 2010: The African Cup of Nations

Angola 2010: The African Cup of Nations

By on Jan 6, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

Mark Murphy is our man for the African Cup of Nations, which begins this month in Angola. This evening, Mark takes us through the runners and riders for the second most important footbll competition that will be played in Africa this year. If this year’s African Cup of Nations in Angola has entered the psyche of English football fans at all, it is because of the...

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