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2010 World Cup

2010 World Cup

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England Drawn in Group C with USA, Algeria, and Slovenia

Paul Campbell - December 4, 2009

The World Cup draw has just been completed about 90 minutes ago, and whilst England have been given a fairly decent draw from a footballing point of view (avoiding France, Portugal, and Ivory Coast) the journey sees them cover over 2000 km just in the group stage, and to get to the final by road […] Read More

World Cup Seedings Confirmed

Paul Campbell - December 2, 2009

Fifa has confirmed the eight seeded teams for next summers World Cup, and England fans will be delighted to hear that they have been confirmed as one of seeds. The full list of seeded teams is Spain, Brazil, Argentina, England, Germany, the Netherlands, holders Italy and hosts South Africa. The 32 qualifiers will be drawn into eight […] Read More

Uruguay Secure The Final Place At South Africa 2010

Paul Campbell - November 19, 2009

Uruguay were relieved to clinch the final place in South Africa with a 1-1 draw in Montevideo which gave them a 2-1 aggregate victory over Costa Rica. This means that all seven previous winners of the tournament ( Uruguay, Italy, Germany, Brazil, England, Argentina, and France ) will be playing in South Africa. The full list […] Read More

World Cup Qualification: Controversial French Goal Knocks-Out Irish

Paul Campbell - November 18, 2009

A dramatic game in Paris saw Ireland take the lead in the first half and hold on to force extra time in the Stade de France.   After surviving a strong penalty claim by the French (who also had a goal ruled out for offside) France finally scored towards the end of the first period of […] Read More

Cape Town’s World Cup Stadium Lights Up

Paul Campbell - October 28, 2009

The new Green Point Stadium in Cape Town was lit up last night for the first time as part of the build up for next summer’s world cup. Cape Town will be host to 6 first-round matches, one second-round match, one quarter-final and one semi-final.  As you can see from the picture, the new 70,000 […] Read More

It’s Ireland v France In The World Cup Play-Offs

Paul Campbell - October 19, 2009

The draw for the play-off games that will decide the final 4 European teams that will compete in next year’s World Cup was made a short while ago in Zurich. The stand out tie sees Giovanni Trapattoni’s Irish side face France over two legs, with the second leg being in Paris.  Whilst this is clearly a […] Read More