Today, Brazil crashed out of the world cup at the quarter final stages to Holland which is the biggest shock so far. You expect Brazil to be in the final, just like you expect Roger Federer to be in a Wimbledon final. With all world cups, there are shock stories though, there are over and →
Vuvuzelas are the only thing being talked about at this year’s world cup. They’re incredibly annoying for non-african fans, players & commentators. FIFA won’t ban them because they don’t want to ‘Europeanise the African World Cup’, but what about health & safety grounds or player welfare? This has been the most boring world cup in →
The world cup starts today. Always an historic occasion. Hosts South Africa take on Mexico which isn’t exactly the most glamorous of fixtures imaginable. Traditionally, the hosts tend to do well on home soil but i’ve a feeling South Africa will break with tradition.
Bag packed & everything charged – that can only mean one thing I’m off to Paris tomorrow for a 3 day break. On Wednesday, Ireland take on France in part two of our world cup play off tie. photo credit: nitot It will be my first time in Paris so i’m really looking forward to →
Ireland face France in a world cup 2010 play off next month. Two legs. Home on Saturday, away on Wednesday. Win over the two legs and we’re off to South Africa for the 2010 world cup. Lose and France will book their place in South Africa. photo credit: sam shot-put-ski Although France are a big →