Posts Tagged "Slovakia"

The Spectre Of Goalline Technology Reappears

By on Mar 12, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

Over the weekend, the debate over goalline technology resurfaced as Queens Park Rangers defender Clint Hill’s header against Bolton Wanderers clearly crossed the line with assistant referee Bob Pollock claiming he was unable to see due to a Bolton defender on the line blocking his view. Hot on the heels of the International Football Association Board’s (IFAB)...

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World Cup 2010: Netherlands 2-1 Slovakia

World Cup 2010: Netherlands 2-1 Slovakia

By on Jun 28, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

FIFA have changed the stage at which they will discount previous bookings, from the final group game, to the end of the quarter final. On the face of it, it’s a great idea, and sadly too late to prevent Louis Saha (2006), Michael Ballack (2002), Alessandro Costacurta (1994), Sergio Batista, Claudio Cannigia and Julio Olarticoechea (1990) from appearing in their...

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World Cup 2010: Slovakia 3-2 Italy

World Cup 2010: Slovakia 3-2 Italy

By on Jun 24, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Some games just don’t need much of an introduction. And this is one. On paper, Group F looked fairly predictable. Holders Italy were expected to win the group, with Paraguay behind. Slovakia were seen as one of the weaker European nations, and New Zealand were considered the weakest team in the competition. It hasn’t turned out like that. Italy have gone the way of...

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World Cup 2010: Slovakia 0-2 Paraguay

World Cup 2010: Slovakia 0-2 Paraguay

By on Jun 20, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 2 comments

So, it’s Sunday lunchtime and time for the stout yeomen of Slovakia and Paraguay to enter into battle in The Group (so far) Of Parity. Slovakia need a win more desperately than Paraguay today, having been held by New Zealand in their opening match. They will, of course, finish their group matches against Italy. Paraguay, by contrast, will take on New Zealand...

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World Cup 2010: New Zealand 1-1 Slovakia

World Cup 2010: New Zealand 1-1 Slovakia

By on Jun 15, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Having given the television coverage a review/kicking over the weekend, it’s time to take a look at the radio coverage of this World Cup. Ian Dennis is our host, and Jacqui Oatley and Graham Taylor are our commentary team for the opening stages, with Dennis taking over. Oatley is one of three prominent ladies at the World Cup, alongside Gabby Logan, and ITV’s Kelly...

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