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The Beautiful Game

Tears during North Korean national anthem... Chile, Switzerland, Portugal and Spain play soccer

North Korea surprised the world when they made Brazil battle for a tough 2-1 win. The way the North Koreans played against Brazil was tough defensively. If North Korea wants to get a good result...

French team self-destructs

The French National Team walked out on practice today. The problems started yesterday when Nicolas Anelka was sent home after calling French Coach Raymond Domenech something that is not allowed to be...

Paraguay tops Slovakia, New Zealand draws with Italy, Brazil dominates Cote d'Ivoire, and the French team walks out on practice

More turmoil in the French camp Before the day started there was more controversy in the French camp. This time it came from captain Patrice Evra who insisted there was a traitor inside the French...

FIFA World Cup day 10 preview

 The Slovaks are coming off a very disapointing draw against New Zealand. Slovakia had played very poorly and arguably deserved to lose against New Zealand. Slovakia will need at least a point...

Holland advances, Cameroon eliminated, Anelka sent home

Yesterday got off to a controversial start when the French team announced that Nicolas Anelka was sent home after the French star apparently telling French Coach Raymond Domenech where to go. The...

Germany defeated, while England and US draw on day of surprises

A day of surprises. Serbia 1-0 Germany, US 2-2 Slovenia, England 0-0 Algeria. The net result. Germany qualifies first with a win against Ghana (and Ghana goes home). England and the US quaify if they

FIFA World Cup Day 8: preview

Germany's View The Germans were the most impressive team in the opening round of games. They destroyed an Australian team that experts said could pull off some surprises. Germany comes into the game...

Day 7 Review

The first game between Argentina and South Korea was a bit of a disappointment as Argentina disposed of the Korean's rather easily. The Argentinian's kicked the scoring off with a good free kick that...

Is Spain's loss to the Swiss the biggest upset in World Cup history?

Before the Spain-Switzerland game, it seemed there was no chance of Switzerland tying Spain, much less beating the Euro Cup Champions. The Swiss put out an impressive defensive performance without...

The World Cup and the real world

The South Korean ship sunk by North Korea is one of a number of political problems which are ongoing at the same time as the World Cup.
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