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26 June 2010
Some World Cup observations...
SHARES
26 June 2010
The group phase is over and with more than half of the tournament gone, there’s one undisputable winner, continent-wise: South America.
SHARES
26 June 2010
So, it’s the Germans again. Did we really need to face up to those demons this early in the World Cup?
SHARES
26 June 2010
"Sepp Blatter in a loin cloth, covered in body paint? That would be brilliant..."
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25 June 2010
Before the World Cup began La Liga Loca would have put everything it owns on Spain winning the trophy. Admittedly, that isn’t a great deal, with the blog’s entire worldly possessions consisting of a bunch of Buffy box sets and an orange. Which it has just eaten. 
SHARES
25 June 2010
This Sunday afternoon will be livelier than your average Sunday, when you’re more likely to be laid out on a sofa nursing the effects of the night before. But not this weekend because come 3 o’clock the nation will be full of pride and hype as England take on the old enemy Germany in the World Cup knockout stages.
SHARES
25 June 2010
The above may sound like the tag-line from a overproduced and formulaic Hollywood sports movie - they do them fairly often - but it may end up describing, in an admittedly trite way, the longer effects of Landon Donovan's added time winner against Algeria on Wednesday. 
SHARES
25 June 2010
It hurts when you hit rock bottom and when you get this low there is little chance of bouncing back quickly.
SHARES
25 June 2010
"That's the last time I follow England. What a load of rubbish. Four years of waiting for this? I'm never supporting them again, ever, and I don't care how they do in this World Cup."
SHARES
25 June 2010
Everywhere in South Africa is trying to get a little rub of the World Cup action. Arrive at East London Airport on the eastern cape and it’s immediately obvious that this is a city trying desperately hard to join in with the country’s 2010 football party.

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