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Great last-minute goals scored in the FIFA World Cup
By: Antonio Martinez
Nothing is more dramatic in a FIFA World Cup than winning or tying a match in stoppage time. No matter the situation or what is at stake, late goals have etched new heroes and broken down the spirits of many other nations. In the early...
2010 FIFA World Cup team reviews: Slovenia
By: Antonio Martinez
It was the smallest nation to reach the 2010 World Cup. But en route to reaching that tournament, Slovenia underwent the four R's throughout the odyssey: rebirth, restoration, redemption and restoration. The nation searched long and hard to establish an identity and achieve what its...
2010 FIFA World Cup match reviews: Algeria versus Slovenia, Group C
By: Antonio Martinez
Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa will host six group stage matches and a quarter-final at the 2014 African Nations Championship (not to be confused with the African Cup of Nations). This venue was the northernmost among the 10 venues at the 2010 FIFA...
History of the Belgium national soccer team
By: Antonio Martinez
First playing an international match on May 1, 1904, Belgium would soon become one of the first European nations to play at the inaugural World Cup in 1930. Belgium enjoyed success early at the Olympics in the 1920s before embarking on Uruguay at the 1930...
10 worst teams in World Cup history
By: Antonio Martinez
Since the first World Cup took place 73 years ago in Uruguay, there have been 76 nations that have played at the tournament (77 after Bosnia-Herzegovina plays a minimum three group stage games). In most World Cups, teams play three group stage games, but some...
By: Charles Merrifield
The FIFA World Cup is an international Football (Soccer) competition that is held every four years and is the ultimate showcase for what is commonly referred to as "The Beautiful Game." Football is arguably the most popular sport on the planet, and this competition...
By: Wayne Reeves
The FIFA organisation, with its 208 member nations, governs the international game of football, the laws of the game and its ongoing development around the globe. The highest profile tournament FIFA are responsible for is the World Cup, which takes place every four years.By...
Lessons learned from the 2010 FIFA World Cup
By: Craig Buck
Now the FIFA 2010 World Cup is over, it is a good time to analyse what went well and what can be improved from the tournament, the first to be held on African soil. The main issue to have come out of the tournament, and...
By: Matthew Adams
The 2010 World Cup in South Africa was one that had a few surprises. After all, the Italy lost to Slovakia and drew with New Zealand, the French to lost South Africa, and Spain lost to the Swiss. However, in the end class tells and...
By: Ian Farquharson
Over the years there have been two continents that have dominated soccer, these being Europe and South America. These have produced some of the greatest soccer stars in the history of the game with South American countries having their fair share of these. The two...

 

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