By William Geldart
Here on The Football Blog, our World Cup 2010 preview continues and our attention switches to Group B. Argentina, Greece, Nigeria and South Korea will contest this portion of the group stage with the issue of qualification from the group proving difficult to predict.
Argentina might be considered favourites to win the group however […]
Fabio Capello has announced his provisional 30-man England training squad and has thrown in some minor surprises. Key talking points are the inclusion of Gareth Barry despite injury, call ups for Michael Dawson, Scott Parker and Tom Huddlestone, and the expectedÂ naming of Jamie Caragher, Ledley King and Adam Johnson.
The full 30-man squad is as follows:
Fabio Capello is set to announce his 30-man England World Cup training squad later on this afternoon, and he has some tough decisions to make. Injuries and loss of form have both played their part as Capello aims to put together a squad he will have to whittle down to 23 players on 1st June. […]
By William Geldart
With World Cup 2010 only a few weeks away, kicking off on Friday June 11, The Football Blog is counting down to the global gameâ€™s showpiece event. During the build-up, weâ€™llÂ be analysing each group, with in-depth previews of every side and who theÂ keyÂ players are likely to be. With 32 teams participating, these […]
The Football World Cup in South Africa is now only a couple of months away, the World Cup Fixtures have been pored over at length, and people are starting to ponder which team will lift the trophy.
After their Euro 2008 triumph, Spain have been installed as the tournament favourites, ahead of Brazil, England, Argentina and […]
England’s 3-1 defeat of Egypt last nightÂ will have givenÂ Fabio Capello plenty of food for thought as he tries to finalise his 23-man World Cup squad. Whilst it was not the mostÂ eloquent performance of the Italian’s tenure, particularly in the first half, some players probably did enough to book their place on the plane, whilst some […]
Following the World Cup draw last Friday, here is the full list of fixtures in chronological order – there are plenty of matches to look forward to next summer.
Friday, 11 June 2010
South Africa v Mexico, Group A, 15:00
Uruguay v France, Group A, 19:30
Saturday, 12 June 2010
South Korea v Greece, Group B, 12:30
Argentina v Nigeria, Group […]
The draw for the 2010 World Cup has just been made, and here it is in full.
England were lucky enough to be seeded amongst the top eight teams, which has been a favourite topic of debate in itself, and the draw appears to be favourable.
Former AC Milan legend George Weah seems to think so. His remarks come after Ghana won the first ever Under 20’s World Cup last month – and I agree with him – but not this time around. Maybe in 2018…
Some will say that this is an African country’s best chance, only Brazil have won the […]