Tag: World Cup 2010

Twinkle, twinkle

Gratifyingly good performances from both England and France yesterday evening as they look to distance the disappointment of the World Cup in South Africa. For Capello it is business as usual, though injuries have prompted (forced) him to give opportunities to some promising players, notably Adam… Continue Reading “Twinkle, twinkle”

Day off

Like the boys in the Tour de France, today’s a rest day in my training programme. Though while they’ll be going for a gentle spin to keep the legs tuned, I’ll be wading through loads of administrative stuff which I need to clear before… Continue Reading “Day off”

Excuses

With the paucity of posts in the last couple of weeks, you could be forgiven for thinking that I’d abandoned the blogging. Not a bit of it, it’s just that since getting back from Paris, I have been extremely busy. The day after our return,… Continue Reading “Excuses”

Last minute bits and bobs

Samuel Et’o’s Cameroon are the first team to be eliminated from the 2010 World Cup. This is a shame given that their match last night against Denmark was easily the best thus far. However, Nicolas Anelka got the march on them as, having had words with his… Continue Reading “Last minute bits and bobs”

It’s started

I’d been finding it hard to work up any enthusiasm for the World Cup but once it kicked off on Friday I found myself naturally taking an interest. I watched France v Uruguay, a  tense match with few opportunities for either side. The French… Continue Reading “It’s started”

Two days to go

Today’s sports headlines are dominated by the forthcoming Eire v France football match this Saturday. There are, understandably, high levels of anxiety in France that they may not qualify for the World Cup next year in South Africa. Finishing second in one of the less strong… Continue Reading “Two days to go”