Tag: National soccer team

  • Euro 2012 – All 16 Teams

    A guide and short breakdown of all 16 European nations that qualified to the 2012 Euro, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine. Germany, Spain and the Netherlands are the early favorites to win the tournament.

  • Lionel Messi and Argentina Messing Up

    Lionel Messi is facing a situation and criticism in Argentina and across the world that he’s never seen before.

  • World Cup 2010 – Group G Preview

    The Group of Death? Brazil should finish first and be joined by Portugal, as the Ivorians, talented and athletic, should fall short again, while North Korea will hardly get passed the halfway line during most matches, hoping to cause a huge upset in some match, but hardly stand any chance.

  • 2010 World Cup – Group F Preview

    Ah, Italia – Group F, with the reigning World Champions; although they certainly haven’t looked the part in the past four years, Paraguay hoping and with just cause for a surprising first place finish, while Slovakia and New Zealand should be happy just reaching the big stage.

  • World Cup 2010 – Group E Preview

    On to Group E, where the Dutch are hoping Arjen Robben’s injury isn’t so bad, keeping their trophy dream alive, while Denmark, Cameroon and even the Japanese are full of self belief they can be the team to join The Netherlands into the last 16.

  • 2010 World Cup – Group D Preview

    Group D, here we come – Germany looking favorites, hoping Michael Ballack won’t be missed, Ghana hoping to shock everyone and that their Michael, Essien, won’t be missed, Serbia wanting to forget about 2006 and build on their strong qualifying campaign and Australia, aging but strong, hoping for a ’06 repeat.

  • 2010 World Cup – Group C Preview

    Moving on to Group C, with England hoping the Capello-Rooney and Lampard-Gerrard combination can finally carry them to glory, the United States hoping to have better one than in 2006, built on a strong qualification campaign and surprising Confederations Cup performance, Algeria who can dazzle or be self destructive and the Slovenian fighting unit, all hoping to finish behind England at second.

  • World Cup 2010 – Group B Preview

    Seven Days to go – Group B, with a nostalgic 1994 touch, as Argentina look favorites to finish first while Greece, Nigeria and World Cup veterans South Korea hope to catch ticket number two into the last 16.

  • World Cup 2010 – Group A Preview

    Eight days to go – we begin with our group by group preview, beginning with group A of course, where France will try and fight off the Latin opposition of Uruguay and Mexico while South Africa build on the home support to carry them through.

  • Africa Cup of Nations Day 6 – Ivory Coast Qualify to Quarter Final

    The Ivory Coast bounce back from their disappointing start to the tournament, beating Ghana 3-1 in an impressive display and looking like the true favorites to win the African Nations Cup, becoming the first side to secure their place in the quarter finals.