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World Cup 2010: Refs

“JOHANNESBURG, June 29 (Xinhua) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter expressed his apology on Tuesday to England and Mexico for the referee errors, which helped to cause the exit of the two teams in the South Africa World Cup.” – Source “Guus Hiddink says FIFA President Sepp Blatter should resign if he refuses to introduce video technology for football as the ...

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World Cup 2010: Week of World Cup, Poker & Little Sleep

I got back from the work conference in Melbourne last night.  It was a great couple of days.  We managed to get a lot done during the day and we had an interesting poker night arranged by my boss at the British Crown Hotel in Collingwood.  We had booked for a night of Texas Hold ‘Em which was held in ...

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World Cup 2010: England vs USA

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Goddamit, my iPhone ran out of battery so my alarm didn’t go off and I slept through the game.  That thing was on like 20% charged and it wasn’t enough to see me through So I checked up on the results this morning and: “Steve Gerrard “The whole team is behind Rob Green”. In retrospect, that’s a good place to ...

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World Cup 2010: Korean Republic vs Greece [Live Blog]

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Before kickoff Looking forward to a good night of football.  Sounds like I didn’t miss too much with the France vs Uruguay scoreless draw last night. I’m going to flick between Korea vs Greece and England vs Australia in the rugby.  Then go to bed then get up for England vs USA at 4.30 am.  Hopefully I can get by ...

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World Cup 2010: South Africa vs Mexico [Live Blog]

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45 min. I’ve actually made it home after a night out drinking for the opening game of the tournament.  It’s only halftime and I’ve already got into some shit-talking with Matt. Seriously though, I hate Italy so much.  So much.  And they will pay for that injustice that was the 2006 World Cup.  It should’ve been the Soccerroos. But we’ll ...

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Weekend of Lazy Youtube Video Post

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We’re heading into the home stretch counting down the days till the World Cup in South Africa now and I’m starting to get pretty pumped for it.  What better time to do a lazy weekend blog post linking to an awesome Nike World Cup commercial? Enjoy your weekend! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idLG6jh23yE[/youtube]

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Panini 2010 – and so it begins

That’s right, I caved. There are some things that come around every few years which stimulate an unexpected response within you. For me it seems to be the World Cup sticker album from crafty Italian sticker moguls Panini. With my Masters degree entering the business end, and my finances allowing me a bite to eat every now and then there ...

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World Cup Draw 2010

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I woke up this morning to check out the groups drawn for the World Cup in South Africa next year.  I got three teams I’m rooting for: Japan, New Zealand and Australia.  Here’s a quick breakdown of how we went. I was a bit disappointed about this grouping really.  I was hoping we would get Italy so we could crush ...

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