Posts Tagged "Mexico"

World Cup 2010: Argentina 3-1 Mexico

World Cup 2010: Argentina 3-1 Mexico

By on Jun 28, 2010 in Art, Latest | 0 comments

Even at these times of sport’s saturation of the television schedules, the endless search for a new hit sitcom goes on at apace.  Yet again, instead of closely watching the game for tactical nuance or pointers for later performances, our crayon-chewing art specialist Dotmund has considered the possibility of the two – sport and sitcoms – not having...

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World Cup 2010: Mexico 0-1 Uruguay

World Cup 2010: Mexico 0-1 Uruguay

By on Jun 22, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

My first memories of Uruguay as football team – and quite possibly of their existence as a country at all – came from the World Cup in 1986. They were in Scotland’s group then, and were portrayed as thugs, a bunch of big cheating, spoiling, fouling, cynical bruisers who would – if the ref let them – hack Scotland’s magnificent...

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World Cup 2010: France 0-2 Mexico

World Cup 2010: France 0-2 Mexico

By on Jun 17, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

It’s hotting up, you know. Two terrifically entertaining matches this afternoon in South Africa have continued the 2010 World Cup’s awakening from slumber, and this evening France play Mexico in Group A. France’s advancement to the finals wasn’t, of course without controversy, but there is no place in their starting eleven this evening for...

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World Cup 2010: South Africa 1-1 Mexico

World Cup 2010: South Africa 1-1 Mexico

By on Jun 11, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 3 comments

The gloves are now off.  For the first game of any World Cup, you always need to pick your strongest side.  Anything else would be foolhardy, so we can be fairly sure we are seeing people’s strongest hand.  How, then, did ITV do?  This year it was their turn to take the opening game for the first time in eight years, and they looked keen to show they meant...

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World Cup Tales: Colombia 1986 – The World Cup That Never Was

World Cup Tales: Colombia 1986 – The World Cup That Never Was

By on May 12, 2010 in History, Latest | 6 comments

The upcoming World Cup will the first to take place in the entire continent of Africa but there are several countries that have already held the tournament more that once, such as Italy, France and Germany. The first team to earn the honour of hosting the World Cup finals twice, however, was Mexico and the story of how this came to pass is as much a story of the...

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