Posts Tagged "Spain"

World Cup 2010: Chile 1-2 Spain

World Cup 2010: Chile 1-2 Spain

By on Jun 25, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

“Not a word sung by the Spanish players, they know they have to win,” proclaims Clive Tyldesley, as the Spanish national anthem finishes. The fans must know they have to win too, because they aren’t singing any words either. It’s almost as if there ARE NO WORDS TO THE SPANISH NATIONAL ANTHEM. I missed ITV’s pre-amble to that point, but I still saw way too much....

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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: Spain 0-1 Switzerland

World Cup 2010: Spain 0-1 Switzerland

By on Jun 16, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

The important thing with covering a World Cup which has been so slow to start as this one is, basically, to at least try and keep yourself entertained.  As such, our intrepid crayon-tester and some-time football journalist Dotmund had something of an ‘episode’ and decided to file his report of the Group H match between the reigning European Champions...

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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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Good Hosts and Bad Hosts

Good Hosts and Bad Hosts

By on Apr 9, 2010 in History, Latest | 2 comments

It’s Friday again, and that uneasy feeling rising in your belly is most likely because Friday means it’s Dotmund‘s World Cup preview day here on Twohundredpercent.  This week, he’s been looking at the fortunes of the host nations of the tournament. Until someone figures out how to astroturf the moon and stop the corner flags floating away,...

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