Posts Tagged "Honduras"

World Cup 2010: Switzerland 0-0 Honduras

World Cup 2010: Switzerland 0-0 Honduras

By on Jun 25, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

The majority of eyes will be on the other match this evening between Spain and Chile, but this evening’s match between Switzerland and Honduras is, in its own way just as important. Chile and Switzerland could quite easily edge the pre-tournament favourites out before the knock-out stages of the competition even start, and no-one seems to care. There are...

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World Cup 2010: Spain 2-0 Honduras

World Cup 2010: Spain 2-0 Honduras

By on Jun 21, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

The part-timers from Honduras took on the mighty European champions Spain with it all at stake: a loss for the Spanish side would see the tournament favourites eliminated at the first hurdle. What could possibly happen? Well, naturally enough, Spain won at a canter. However comfortable the performance, though, the margin of victory could yet cause some furrowed...

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World Cup 2010: Honduras 0-1 Chile

World Cup 2010: Honduras 0-1 Chile

By on Jun 16, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

ITV 1 gives twenty minutes introduction time to this 12.30 kick-off. But its 12.26 before the actual game it self is addressed, the rest being about England, who aren’t playing for another 55 hours. Honduran kids, we are told, have to learn all seven verses of their national anthem. If that was the case in Britain we’d all know the bit about “rebellious Scots to...

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World Cup Preview: Group H

World Cup Preview: Group H

By on Jun 4, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

The 19th World Cup Finals kick-off in just seven days, and the impending five week surge of ill-informed tabloid jingoism is tantalisingly within reach.  Trying hard to not get carried away, but gnawing at the rope which tethers him to his kennel with excitement nevertheless is Dotmund, who today completes his in-depth look at the runners and riders for South Africa...

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The World Cup Of National Anthems: Part Four

The World Cup Of National Anthems: Part Four

By on Mar 26, 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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