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Richard Kingson – The World Cup Bribe Offer and ‘Witch’ Wife

Posted on 10 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

Ghanaian goalkeeper Richard Kingson has spent most of his footballing career in Turkey, loaned out from Galatasaray to smalle clubs. The bulk of the little fame he can claim among football fans comes from his performances for the national side in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups. More

England and a History of Penalty Shootouts Failures

Posted on 25 Jun, 2012, by in Soccer

If there was anyone surprised about England losing another knockout stage affair in a big tournament after a penalty shootout, you haven’t been following the sport for the last 20 years. Since Italia ’90, when Germany went to the finals at the expense of Bobby Robson’s lads, England have made a point of finding a way to fail from the spot when the match is on the line. More

World Cup Reminder – The Ten Best Goals From Germany 2006

Posted on 5 May, 2010, by in Soccer

Thirty seven days left before the greatest event in the world kicks off – The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Just to get warmed up towards the best month a soccer fan has in his life once every four years, here is a nice reminder of the 10 best goals of the 2006 World Cup in Germany. More