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...
By: Cesar Benoit
2010 World Cup head honcho Danny Jordaan let it be known that South Africa is ready to host the world's biggest sporting event.Criticism has been rampant from FIFA, the press and fans regarding the nation's ability to host the games.FIFA president Sepp Blatter...
2010 World Cup contenders
By: Darren Bryan
The 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks off on 11 June 2010. This will be the 19th tournament and takes place in South Africa, the first ever time the tournament has taken place on the continent of Africa. With an expected worldwide television audience of over...
Should Instant Replay be available for Referees in Soccer
By: Douglas Favors Ii
Any procedure or equipment that can be used to increase the accuracy of sports referees’ calls is a plus. Sure, games become longer and take more time to develop but knowing that everything is on a fair playing field (at least everything that can be...
By: Matthew Adams
England went out of the 2010 Fifa World Cup after a 4-1 (actually a 4-2) defeat to Germany. Either way, while England were denied a perfectly good goal in the game, they could have few complaints about Germany's deserved victory in this 2nd round clash...
2010 FIFA World Cup team reviews: Nigeria
By: D. Victor
The "Super Eagles" – as Nigeria are known – are one of the better African teams and were expected to perform well at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. In their three previous tournaments, the Nigerians advanced to the second round twice –...
2010 FIFA World Cup team reviews: France
By: D. Victor
Before the World Cup kicked off, some football analysts picked France to top Group A. Some analysts even favoured Les Bleus to reach the semi-finals. Few expected Les Bleus to be Les Miserables as they went out at the group stage – at the bottom...
2010 FIFA World Cup: Ghana's best World Cup performance
By: D. Victor
Ghana, or the "Black Stars," made their World Cup debut at the Germany 2006 tournament. The Ghanaian side usually excelled at youth tournament and captured world cups at lower levels. However, that success did not translate to the senior team until they made their...
2010 FIFA World Cup: Surprise semi-finalists
By: D. Victor
The 2010 World Cup in South Africa is an historic one, being the first held on African soil. More importantly, this tournament upset the status quo. Italy and France went out in the group stage – at the bottom of Group F and A respectively...

 

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