Wait until next year

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Back of a fag packet analysis of Spain going out of the World Cup (World Cup Braindump #3)

People watching World Cup on the TV, on the street in Brazil

Well, the past few evenings have been fun haven’t they? Read the rest of this entry »

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Crowd scene, Chile versus Brazil, 1962 World Cup

Crowd at Chile verus Brazil, 1962 World Cup

Image from RiveraNotario, via Flickr

Swiss plan goes like clockwork as Spain siesta (World Cup Braindump #4)

A quick ‘n’ dirty edition, folks, as I race to get something out before the first game of the day kicks off. Sadly, as I face two days where work will be getting in the way of all those lovely early games, the World Cup gets interesting… Read the rest of this entry »

Let’s hear it for the underdog! (World Cup Braindump #3)

Much has been made of this World Cup being thoroughly disappointing so far. We’ve had a real lack of goals (bar Germany), a real lack of quality (bar Germany again) and a real lack of drama. Until yesterday, anyway. It wasn’t the big guns that brought some life to the tournament, but the two rank outsiders – New Zealand and North Korea. Read the rest of this entry »

The ‘Wait Until Next Year’ World Cup Preview and Betting Hell Special (Part Three)

Finally, my odyssey of predictive punditry has come to an end. In no time at all we’ll see just how far off the mark I was with my tips and thoughts on the 2010 World Cup. But let’s not get carried away just yet, following my group predictions in Parts One and Two, here are my tips for the overall competition. Read the rest of this entry »