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2018 World Cup – Group C Preview

Posted on 24 May, 2018, by in Soccer

Our World Cup preview series takes us to Group C, which includes the super talented France and their high hopes; the exciting and sympathetic Denmark led by Christian Eriksen; Peru making a much awaited comeback to the tournament with few expectations; and Australia, mainstays in the tournament, but rarely for more than 3 matches. More

Australia has a New Scary Animal: A Spider That Swims & Catches Fish

Posted on 9 Mar, 2016, by in Miscellaneous

One of the things the continent of Australia is known for is the incredible amount of animal species that are f***ing scary hanging around the joint. Turns out a new spider species discovered in Queensland fits right in with the stereotype. More

Gulf Nations Trying to Kick Australia From the Asian Football Confederation Because They’re Better Than Them

Posted on 29 Jan, 2015, by in Soccer

With Australia on the verge of winning the Asian Cup for the first time (playing in the final against South Korea) it seems there’s a movement within the AFC to kick them out of the confederation, stemming from pure jealousy and disappointment, mostly on the part of the Arab Gulf nations, frustrated that there’s yet another big player on the field that’s better than them. More

2014 World Cup – Day 12 Predictions (Cameroon vs Brazil, Croatia vs Mexico, Netherlands vs Chile, Australia vs Spain)

Posted on 23 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Reaching day 12 of the 2014 World Cup means we’re entering the most intense week of the competition, which includes 16 matches in a four day span. Group A will decide its qualifying teams as Cameroon, already out of the race, taking on Brazil, while Croatia and Mexico play at the same time. In group B things are simpler, and the only thing left to decide is who finishes first between the Netherlands and Chile, while Australia play Spain in a meaningless match. More

Day 7 – Group Qualifiers & Knocked Out Teams in the 2014 World Cup

Posted on 19 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Things happen quickly in the World Cup. After only two matches for some teams the dream of carrying on or even winning the tournament is over. Cameroon, Spain and Australia know that after the third group match they’re going home, while both the Netherlands and Chile have one less thing to worry about, with the position they finish in being the only thing that remains. More

Tim Cahill Scores the Best Goal of the 2014 World Cup

Posted on 19 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

The only thing wrong for Tim Cahill in the 2014 World Cup has been the results. Australia opened with a loss against Chile despite Cahill scoring. He scored again against the Netherlands in what was also the best match of the tournament. Once again, Australia lost. More

Match Highlights – Australia vs Netherlands

Posted on 18 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

The best match of the World Cup so far as Australia were able for about an hour to outplay the Netherlands until they ran out of gas. Eventually, the Dutch managed to come through with a dramatic 3-2 victory that keeps them on top of Group B and pretty much secures their place in the round of 16 unless something completely unexpected happens as the trio of Arjen Robben, Robin van Persie and Memphis Depay scored for the Oranje. More

2014 World Cup – Day 7 Predictions (Spain vs Chile, Australia vs Netherlands, Cameroon vs Croatia)

Posted on 18 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

With day 7 we will complete the first week of the 2014 World Cup. Cameroon and Croatia will play the final match of the day to close the action in Group A while in Group B, Spain will try to rebound from their opening loss against Chile and the Netherlands will hope to carry on that momentum into their match against Australia. More

2014 World Cup – Day 2 Results & Table

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Day 2 of the 2014 World Cup brought us the sensational result from group B as the Netherlands crushed Spain 5-1 with braces from Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben. Chile also won in that group, beating Australia 3-1, while Mexico capped things off in Group A with an impressive 1-0 win over Cameroon which wasn’t as close as the scoreline might suggest. More

Match Highlights – Chile vs Australia

Posted on 13 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Two very different teams met in Cuiaba to end the second day of football and the first round of matches in Group B. Chile played a brilliant first half, enough for them to beat Australia 3-1, relying mostly on Alexis Sanchez and his skills with a goal and an assist, while Tim Cahill gave Australia a fighting chance and hope for most of the second half. More