1. FIFA World Cup 2010: Who Is the Best Player in the World, Messi or Mesut?

    Who has been the more effective player this tournament, Lionel Messi or young pretender and Wunderkind Mesut Oezil? A question which a couple of months ago would have garnered no discussion...

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  2. World Cup 2010: Who Are the Favorites Now?

    With the shocking exit of two of the tournament favorites and the last World Cup's finalists, Italy, France, and serial under-achievers England, as well as various outsiders, it seems there is little to be predicted accurately in this World Cup...

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  3. FIFA World Cup 2010 Preview: Germany vs. Argentina

    A tasty rematch from the 2006 World Cup lies in wait for football fans when two of the most impressive teams of the tournament go head to head in the form of Germany and Argentina...

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  4. FIFA World Cup 2010: Post-World Cup, Where Do England Turn Now?

    England's exit from the World Cup is itself not a huge shock. That it happened in such a manner is. Those who had been watching the German team play knew that they had a good team dynamic and a few outstanding individuals...

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  5. FIFA World Cup 2010: Hats Off To Jogi Loew

    Yes England didn't play well. Yes, they had a goal disallowed. No, this does not tell the whole story. England played badly because Germany played well. Joachim Loew set his team out perfectly to play England...

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  6. FIFA World Cup: How Should England Line Up Against Germany?

    England successfully saw off Slovenia and in return they recorded their first win of this World Cup. Now for the tricky part, should Capello change his formula or does the team need ...

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  7. FIFA World Cup 2010: Who Can Replace Schweinsteiger for the England Game?

    German midfield general and vice-captain of 'die mannschaft' Bastian Schweinsteiger seems to be a rather serious doubt for the vital round of 16 game against England on Sunday...

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  8. England vs. Germany 2010 World Cup: Top 10 Potential Deciding Factor

    Geoff Hurst in 1966, Franz Beckenbauer in 1970, Andreas Moller in 1996, and Michael Owen in 2001. These fierce games are often decided with a clear hero for the winning side, but what ...

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  9. FIFA World Cup 2010: The Curious Case of the England Football Team

    So England have dragged themselves from the group stages in less than impressive fashion, but on current showing they will not last long in a tournament now filled with skillful players and strong team units...

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  10. World Cup 2010: Top Five Surprises So Far

    The Miracle of Berne, the "Hand of God", North Korea in 2002–no World Cup would be complete without a few moments which leave you questioning the football gods. Here are my top five of these moments so far in 2010...

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  11. 2010 FIFA World Cup: England Expects: Do We Ask Too Much?

    Isn't it remarkable what a change of opinion three points can achieve? Following the Algeria game, the audible boos aimed at the England team were supported by many of us at home; we ...

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  12. FIFA World Cup 2010: Know Your 'Old Enemy'- An England Fan's Guide To Germany

    In preparation for the crucial knockout match between Germany and England in Bloemfontein, an England fan might find him or herself wondering about this fresh-faced Germany team, so in response here is a little guide which might be useful...

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  13. World Cup 2010: England's Failure To Capitilise On Their Group Might Be Costly

    England booked a considerably more difficult route through the competition by finishing second. England's hopes of reaching a major final for the first time since their successful ...

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  14. FIFA World Cup 2010: England vs. Germany Is Experience vs. Youth

    It is highly likely that the outcome of the Groups C and D was greeted by a collective groan by the majority of English and German football fans...

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  15. 2010 FIFA World Cup: USA Tops Group C To Avoid Showdown With Germany

    As the dust settles on the climatic games which determine who will face who in the round of 16, we look at the performances of the teams so far and offer a prediction for the next round...

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  16. World Cup Officiating: Too Soft or Are the Players To Blame?

    The standard of refereeing at this World Cup has, for the large part, been rather good, but the sheer ease with which players have been booked has become a serious cause for concern...

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  17. Soccer, an Englishman's View

    I’ll be honest, the English understanding of Americans relationship to Soccer is one based largely on the adverts of Budweiser, specifically the one in which Budweiser ...

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