1. David Villa Wins the Day for Spain over Russia

    Hat-trick hero David Villa sent Spain to a delightful 4-1 victory over a disorganised Russia. After an edgy start both teams got into the game and there were some good bits of play, mostly from Spain...

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 460 reads 5 comments

  2. World Champions Thumped by the Dutch!

    Well we said Netherlands were on form but a huge win over Italy shows they're in remarkable form. 3-0 is the scoreline of a great win by any means. The first goal happened in the 26th minute when Ruud van Nistelrooy side-footed Holland into the lead...

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 273 reads 2 comments

  3. England's Young Talent

    I think we seem to criticise England a lot for their lack of run scoring and discipline, but the England team has a lot of good players coming through...

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  4. Soccer: Croatia Grabs Undeserving Win Over Hosts

    In the first match of group B, Croatia went up against hosts, Austria. The game was a huge battle, but an early first half penalty—tucked away by Luka Modrić –gave Croatia the victory...

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  5. New Zealand Flattened by Englands Top Class Bowlers

    England have remarkably defeated New Zealand by an astonishing innings and nine runs. After tremendous efforts by swing bowler James Anderson and rookie paceman Stuart Broad, New Zealand succumbed to a heavy loss...

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  6. Cricket: India Unveil Plans for Champions Twenty20 League

    The Board of Control for Indian Cricket has announced plans for a Twenty20 cricket league involving some of the best teams around the globe in the style of the Football Champions' League...

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 668 reads 4 comments

  7. Euro 2008! A Pretty Dull Start

    We have reached the end of the first day of Euro 2008. I must say it wasn't a start i shall remember. But it is a start and a good one for Portugal and Czech Republic. The first game was Switzerland vs...

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  8. Euro 2008: Handicapping the Group Stage

    The European Championships will surely be a magnificent event. Who will survive the group stage? This is Jonathon Murphy's verdict. Group A Group A consists of Switzerland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Turkey...

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 998 reads 1 comments

  9. International Rugby: Lawrence Dallaglio, World Legend

    umm.... where do i start. As most know Lawrence Dallaglio played his last ever game of rugby a week ago. This was in a club record attendance of 81600. This man was an absolute legend through out of his career...

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  10. International Rugby: New Zealand 21, Ireland 11

    Battling Ireland's bid for their first win against New Zealand faltered at Wellington's Westpac Stadium. The Irish had been quietly confident in the build-up to the match that this time they would go one step further than they had in 20 previous outings.

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 407 reads 2 comments

  11. England Football: Blame the Players, Not the Manager

    Why does everyone give managers a hard time? When a team is playing bad we straight away blame the manager but it's not the manager on the field...

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  12. Curbishley. Should He Be Sacked!

    Alan Curbishley is a waste of space. I believe he has got to be sacked before West Ham can move up the league. Yes he has had a okay season but is that good enough does a team who has spent over twenty million pounds be doing okay...

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 604 reads 8 comments

  13. Ronaldo Angry at Alex Ferguson's Remarks

    After a small war between Real Madrid and Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, Ronaldo has told Ferguson he is not welcome to visit him at Portugal's European Championships football camp...

    Jonathon Murphy Written by Jonathon Murphy about over 6 years ago 1,055 reads 3 comments