2010: FourFourTwo's immediate reaction

Gary Parkinson - Editor, FourFourTwo.com

Best game
I'd love to say Slovakia v Italy, but I didn't see it: I was covering Paraguay 0-0 New Zealand. Of the 50-odd games I did see, perhaps the best story was the oddly enjoyable Germany-England match. History in the making, it was statistically quite an even game, packed with drama - That 'Goal', England's plucky semi-fightback, Germany's skilful assassination and tactical intrigue. I took no pleasure from England's defeat, but I took plenty from Germany's performance.

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