1. Spain vs. Chile World Cup 2010 Live Blog: Results, Scores, Play by Play

    It really is a do or die moment for Spain. Much similar to the England match on Wednesday, Spain need to win and hope their result is better than Switzerland's in order to go through...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about 4 years ago 1,739 reads 2 comments

  2. Portugal vs. North Korea World Cup 2010 Live Blog: Results, Scores, Play by Play

    Both teams are looking for their first victory in Group G, with Portugal's last outing ending in a 0-0 stalemate with Ivory Coast, whilst North Korea went down 3-1 to the mighty Brazil...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about 4 years ago 2,291 reads 9 comments

  3. FIFA World Cup 2010: Holland Should Keep To Their Principles

    The first game of a World Cup is such a difficult game to overcome. We have seen a rather sluggish start to many of the favourites World Cup campaigns. Argentina, England, Italy and France have all had rather poor games, considering their relative talent.

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about 4 years ago 218 reads 0 comments

  4. The Decision on Arjen Robben

    When Arjen Robben hobbled off after Holland's 6-1 victory against Hungary with a suspected hamstring injury, the thoughts that went through Van Maarwijk's head must have been plenty...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about 4 years ago 268 reads 1 comments

  5. Holland Football: Strengths and Weaknesses

    No football team is flawless. Although it is hard to believe, Barcelona has flaws. As do Manchester United and Brazil, even Spain themselves have flaws. Although some teams are good at masking them, making the most of what lets them down, others are not..

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 1,338 reads 6 comments

  6. The Netherlands World Cup Squad Offers Choices, Choices

    As FC Twente completed the fairytale on Sunday by lifting the Eredivisie title, attentions have already begun turning to the World Cup and more importantly, who is going to go to South ...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 816 reads 1 comments

  7. Dutch Stars Robben, Van Nistelrooy, and Sneijder Hit Form at Right Time

    Form is a beautiful thing. When a player is on form, he plays with a smile and seems to have an extra spring in his step...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 354 reads 3 comments

  8. Adam Carroll and Steven Taylor In Newcastle United Bust Up

    The story started that Andy Carroll attacked and subsequently broke Steven Taylor's jaw in a training ground bust up. The story developed that Andy Carroll punched Steven Taylor's jaw because he had been texting Andy Carroll's ex-girlfriend...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 520 reads 0 comments

  9. Eden Hazard: Keep An Eye on Belgium's Next Superstar

    He looked so precocious last night. Shirt baggy and untidy, baby-faced and a cocky swagger attached to him like a kid on a street corner. A Belgian Paul Gascoigne...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 520 reads 0 comments

  10. FC Twente Close In On League Title

    This was, in reality, almost inconceivable. In essence, it doesn't happen and it really shouldn't. The man who stood underneath a brolly on a wet and miserable night within the belly of English ...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 194 reads 3 comments

  11. Sneijder Goes Some Way To Answering the Big Question

    Van Marwijk went some way to answering the big question on Wednesday night, and subsequently going some way to getting a World Cup Squad.  But the big question does seem to be answered. Sneijder instead of Van Der Vaart...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 205 reads 2 comments

  12. Keith Alexander, Macclesfield Town Manager, Dies at 53

    Macclesfield Town Manager Keith Alexander has passed away at age 53. The former Lincoln City, Peterborough United, and Macclesfield Town Manager has had health concerns before, leaving the game ...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 148 reads 0 comments

  13. Can David Beckham Do It for England?

    It's hard to know where David Beckham fits into the England picture. He has unflinching desire and a strong work ethic. He's a man of 115 Caps. But on the pitch nowadays, he is brought on for a cameo...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 351 reads 3 comments

  14. Van Marwijk Plays It Safe: Holland Vs U.S.A

    Van Marwijk it looks like, has decided to play it safe with the friendly against U.S.A. tomorrow night. If squad selection is anything to go by, Van Marwijk has the World Cup thoroughly in his sights...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 575 reads 0 comments

  15. 2010 World Cup: 10 Best Players NOT Going

    These are the 10 best players that are not going to have the chance to shine at the World Cup because there teams have not qualified. It doesn't include Wayne Bridge...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 1,848 reads 19 comments

  16. The All Whites' Infectious Spirit: New Zealand 2010 World Cup

    There's a guy who comes to my house from time to time and does odd jobs. He's a Kiwi and very proud. When replacing the paving stones in the garden or looking at the dodgy patio door, he is usually ...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 150 reads 0 comments

  17. A Decade of the Nearly Men: Holland in the 1990s

    When Paul Gascoigne "Cruyff turned" two Dutch defenders and left them for dead in the 1990 World Cup, the Dutch model of Total Football was dead...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 606 reads 9 comments

  18. Top 10 Young Dutch Footballers to Watch For in the Future

    The Production of Footballers from Holland has resembled a long conveyor belt of talent for several decades. Normally coming from the fabled academy of Ajax, you can always gaurantee that the ...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 13,273 reads 5 comments

  19. Times Are a Changing....

    Tomorrow we see Portsmouth entering the courts, shady characters in tow, cheque-books probably not, where they will be told what will happen to the football club that they have driven to the ground...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  20. World Cup 2010: The Futures Bright, The Futures Orange

    HI had a dream last night. No, no, it wasn't of the Martin Luther kind, It had orange streamers flowing down from the rafters of Soccer City...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  21. Who's More In Danger Of Losing Fourth Spot?

    Until two weeks ago, I was convinced Liverpool were finished. As a big four dominant force in football, I was convinced that Liverpool would never rediscover the form that made them genuine title challengers last season...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  22. You Cant Feel Sorry For Portsmouth

    One of the first rules of business is never to spend more than you can accrue. Never let your expenditure outweigh your income. It is a lesson that is learnt by thousands of companies each and every year...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 48 reads 2 comments

  23. What To Expect From WWE NXT

    NXT is a bold step. It is a clear indication that WWE are looking at this main eventer drought as a real problem and have decided to address it accordingly.  It isn't as if ECW is going to be missed...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 3,713 reads 0 comments

  24. The Complicated Enigma

    Ever since I was young I admired the Hardy Boys. They were daredevils, true and honest kids who loved Wrestling. They took the bumps and the knocks because they wanted the breaks, they wanted to be stars...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  25. When Will C.M Punk Finish Serving His Punishment?

    So when it came down to it last year, progress in bleeding through talent, putting over fresh new faces into the higher echelons of the company, WWE didn't really pass the test...

    Rich Wilcock Written by Rich Wilcock about over 4 years ago 553 reads 7 comments