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Brazil 1 : 2 Netherlands

July 2, 2010 Leave a comment

Wesley Sneijder of the Netherlands scores the second goal during 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Quarter Final Match today.

Final scores: Brazil 1 : 2 Netherlands

World Cup Score Overview As Of June 13, 2010

June 13, 2010 Leave a comment

World Cup Score Overview As Of June 13, 2010

Germany Dominates Australia (4 : 0)

June 13, 2010 Leave a comment

Excellent performance of all the teams thus far in the World Cup, Germany made a proud Australian side look hopeless.

Australia’s Tim Cahill, right, was sent off in the 56th minute, leaving his team to play shorthanded even as it trailed by two goals.

Miroslav Klose, center, scored on a header coming off a long feed from Philipp Lahm. The score put Germany ahead by two goals going into halftime.

Lukas Podolski scored in the eighth minute, giving Germany an early 1-0 lead over Australia.

Fifa World Cup: Injuries Cause Problems In Paradise

June 11, 2010 Leave a comment

Everything was going just perfect for the South African team, their three friendlies against Poland and spectacular display to instill fear before traveling to the World. However, there was only one thing that could disrupt the tranquility of the South African Paradise: injuries.

The South African team had the perfect development plan, a plan that was so perfect that only injuries could stop the host of World Cup. Unfortunately now is the first bad news. Iniesta, who has a bad run with injuries, had to be removed as a precaution against Poland after turning the defense upside down . A good decision, as demonstrated by the tests results that are submitted this Wednesday and would make him doubtful for the opener against Switzerland.

World Cup Teams Arrive in Jo’burg

June 11, 2010 Leave a comment

World Cup Teams Arrive in Jo’burg

Football teams continued to arrive for the tournament, which starts on Friday when South Africa play Mexico in the opening match at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. (June 10)

Football Training Drills -Cesc Fabregas

June 10, 2010 Leave a comment

Cesc Fabregas: In total control

World Cup Questions and Answers

June 8, 2010 Leave a comment

Q. When is the World Cup?.

A. June 11th to July 11th.

Q. Where is the World Cup?

A. South Africa.

Q. Will the World Cup be on TV?

A. Yes . US viewers can check out ESPN’s World Cup schedule.

Q. How many teams are in the World Cup?

A. There will be 32 teams in the World Cup.

Q. How many World Cup games per day?

A. At first (Three).

Q. Who’s favorite to win the World Cup?

A. Spain and Brazil and England.

Q. How does this World Cup work ?

A. The 32 teams are divided into eight groups of four.

Each group plays round robin with three points for a win, one point for a draw, zero for a loss.

The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout round.

From there it’s single elimination.
From the Second Round of the World Cup onwards, the teams play 90 minutes.

If the scores are the same, they play 30 minutes of “extra time”.

If scores are still equal, then they resort to penalty kicks to decide the winner. The victor moves forward, the loser goes home.

Q. Will David Beckham be playing in the World Cup ?

A. No. He’s injured.

Q. Which players are worth watching at this World Cup ?

A. Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Kaka, Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba, Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery, Xavi Hernandez.