Category Archives: World Cup 2010

World Cup: Germany vs. Uruguay (Match Day Commentary)

  Uruguay and Germany may have fallen a step short of the World Cup final, but both teams still have something to play for when they square off in the Third Place match (2:30pm, ABC) at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium … Continue reading »

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Uruguay vs. Germany: A Look Ahead

     By FRANCO PANIZO While the World Cup final pits two teams who have never won a World Cup against one another, Saturday's third place match between Uruguay and Germany will see a battle of multi-World-Cup-win teams looking to end … Continue reading »

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FIFA World Cup final simulation

Can't wait until Sunday? Take a peek at how the World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands might unfold. Spain/Gerard Pique fans might not want to watch through the end: Here's your chance to be a visionary and put … Continue reading »

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Paul the Octopus’ final picks

By now you've surely heard that an octopus is the greatest gambling tool in the world. A day before the third-place match and two days before the World Cup final, Paul the Octopus has made his selections. It's unclear if … Continue reading »

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Who should win the Golden Ball?

Photo by ISIphotos.com FIFA announced its 10 finalists for the World Cup's Golden Ball Award Friday, with Spain garnering three of the nominees. David Villa, Xavi and Andres Iniesta are joined by Wesley Sneijder, Arjen Robben, Mesut Ozil, Bastian Schweinsteiger, … Continue reading »

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Webb to referee World Cup final

Photo by ISIphotos.com English referee Howard Webb has gotten the call to officiate the World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands on Sunday. Webb, the recognizable Premier League referee, was also the lead official for the 2010 Champions League … Continue reading »

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