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The Beautiful Game

England-Germany, and Argentina-Mexico preview.

England's View The Three Lions played way better against Slovenia and were deserved of going on to the second round. Fabio Capello made two big changes by putting Jermain Defoe in place of Emile...

Ghana, Uruguay advance. USA and South Korea sent home.

Uruguay beat out South Korea with a hard fought 2-1 victory that sent the Uruguayans to the quarter finals. Uruguay got off to a great start when Diego Forlan sent in a cross that the Korean...

World Cup: Tribute to those going home. Qualifiers must show their mettle.

Landon Donovan scores in the 91st minute against Algeria. A deserved result for the US but the sad result was the elimination of tiny Slovenia whose mere qualification for the World Cup was almost a m

First day of knockout round

Uruguay goes into the  game versus South Korea looking to advance to the quarter finals. Uruguay was very impressive in the group stage and will be looking to use the momentum they have from the...

Chile, Portugal, and Spain advance. Switzerland, and Cote D'Ivoire eliminated

The final round of 16 matches were set today as there will be an all South American match between Brazil and Chile, and Spain will be playing Portugal. Cote D'Ivoire came into today having to...

World Cup Day 13: USA, England, Germany, Ghana IN. Slovenia, Algeria, Serbia, Australia OUT.

Germany celebrates penalty kick victory over England in 1990. Following the day 13 results England will face Germany in the Round of 16. Will England find once again, as Jess's coach put it in the mov

Why I love the World Cup

Swangard Stadium, Burnaby. A beautiful setting for the beautiful game. Call me shallow but, every year, in the fall, when I see the fields being lined and see players going out to play I am engulfed w

Joy for the winners, bitterness for the losers

Group C will be decided in the first two games today. England should dispatch Slovenia and the US is favoured over Algeria. But the games are played on the field and nothing is certain.

South Korea, Uruguay, and Mexico advance

Korean players celebrate after scoring their first goal against Nigeria.

FIFA World Cup: day 12 preview

France's view: France is coming into their decisive game against South Africa in meltdown mode. The French team is a mess. The French President is forced to play peacekeeper between Coach...
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