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The 200% World Cup – France vs Nigeria, Live

Good afternoon, sports obsessives. Today sees the continuation of the second round of the 2014 World Cup, with France, who were perhaps the most impressive team of the group stages of the competition, taking on Nigeria for a place in the quarter finals of the competition. You can catch up with what is going on both in Brazil and my living room from just before five. You can follow 200% on Twitter by clicking  ...

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The 200% World Cup: Colombia vs Uruguay, LIVE!!!

So, both Uruguay and Colombia are at full strength for this evening’s Second Round match between Uruguay and Colombia. Who knows? Perhaps Luis Suarez is in the crowd wearing a Luis Suarez mask. It’s time to get ready for a little SOCCER. You can follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking...

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The 200% World Cup: Tales Of An ABE

There is usually no moral dilemma for a fan of “anyone but England” (ABE) approaching a major international football tournament – or, for that matter, any England game. And the pathological ABEs will never have such a dilemma.  As “Britain’s best sporting comic” Andy Zaltzman noted in an Independent newspaper World Cup preview which I will never tire of nicking quotes from citing (“A Neutral’s guide to the World Cup”), there are few nations “with no long-standing historic grudge against the English relating to history, empire, being located on the same land mass, some iffy refereeing decisions in battles...

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