The 200% World Cup: So What Can England Expect, Then?

The 200% World Cup: So What Can England Expect, Then?

Two of England’s World Cup group opponents were in international “action” this weekend. And Mark Murphy was there for 200%. Well, more “there” than BBC Northern Ireland, anyway… Uruguay 1 Northern Ireland 0 I’d all-but-overlooked this potential humdinger. Northern...
World Cup 2010: Germany 3-2 Uruguay

World Cup 2010: Germany 3-2 Uruguay

“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...
World Cup 2010: Uruguay I-Spy

World Cup 2010: Uruguay I-Spy

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...
World Cup 2010: Uruguay 2-3 Netherlands

World Cup 2010: Uruguay 2-3 Netherlands

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...