Posts Tagged "Netherlands"

World Cup 2010: Uruguay I-Spy

World Cup 2010: Uruguay I-Spy

By on Jul 7, 2010 in Art, Latest | 1 comment

Our resident pencil wrangler Dotmund was very excited about the prospect of Uruguay playing the Netherlands.  However, we at Twohundredpercent have noticed that some of his match reports during the tournament, whilst replete with things he wished had happened, have been somewhat lacking in the factual department.  As such, we sent him off with an I-Spy fact sheet so...

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World Cup 2010: Uruguay 2-3 Netherlands

World Cup 2010: Uruguay 2-3 Netherlands

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

At times they looked like making heavy weather of it, particularly in the last couple of minutes of stoppage time. Indeed, for the first twenty minutes of the second half it looked as if both teams playing in this World Cup semi-final were going to sleepwalk their way into extra-time, but eventually the Netherlands out-muscled Uruguay to book themselves a place in...

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Brazil Undone By Dutch Pragmatism

Brazil Undone By Dutch Pragmatism

By on Jul 3, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Never meet your heroes, they say. It is possible that a lot of people met theirs yesterday in the form of the 2010 version of the Brazilian national football team. A team that was widely-tipped to win the competition is out at the quarter-final stage for the second time in a row, and it seems unlikely that many people will actually miss them that much. On more or...

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