Posts Tagged "Uruguay"

World Cup 2010: Germany 3-2 Uruguay

World Cup 2010: Germany 3-2 Uruguay

By on Jul 10, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

“Let’s make this a celebration,” intones ITV commentator Peter Drury, before kick-off, and millions of people, all at once, think, “yeah, lose your voice.” Uruguay’s national anthem is what Billy Connolly had in mind all those years ago when he suggested replacing ‘God Save the Queen’ with the theme tune to ‘The Archers.’ It’s one of the things from this World Cup...

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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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World Cup 2010: Uruguay 1-1 Ghana (Uruguay Win 4-2 On Penalties)

World Cup 2010: Uruguay 1-1 Ghana (Uruguay Win 4-2 On Penalties)

By on Jul 3, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 7 comments

If this isn’t the signature match of this World Cup, an absolute classic awaits. All the “total football” focus had been on Holland v Brazil but in the end only Brazil played like they did in 1974; while this… this match was total… everything. The streets of Ghana’s capital Accra are not as packed as Ned Boulting and ITV would have been hoping when they flew 3,000...

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