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Djamel Bakar With the First Beautiful Goal of the Season

Posted on 18 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

Not going to win goal of the year, but you have to start somewhere, and Djamel Bakar scoring a nice curler from 20-something meters out against Lille for Nancy in the 1-1 draw on Friday night is probably the first real impressive goal of the 2012-2013 season, at least in French Ligue 1. More

Robert Green Does it Again

Posted on 11 Sep, 2010, by in Soccer

Robert Green doesn’t only screw up for England. He does it for West Ham, too. More

2010 World Cup Diary – Day 15

Posted on 25 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

Two weeks from the day we started, and we got us our last 16, with Brazil and Portugal boring us (and getting booed) in a 0-0 draw, while the Ivory Coast got their one win, just like in 2006, that doesn’t mean anything, joining North Korea (if no one defects) on the trip home. Meanwhile, in Group H, Spain avoided the meet with Brazil, getting Portugal instead, beating Chile 2-1 while trying to make us fall asleep in the final 20 minutes. Switzerland couldn’t get lucky like they did in the opening match vs Spain and were held to a 0-0 draw with Honduras, who got their first points in the tournament, but leave South Africa without scoring any goals. More