Category Archives: World Cup 2006

World Cup 2010 draw

Now that the World Cup 2010 draw has been done and dusted, World Cup fever is building up for the big event that would commence about slightly more than half a year away. Personally, in this coming World Cup, many … Continue reading

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Holland bows out to Portugal again!

‘Het Wilhelmus’ anthem has been played for the last time in the World Cup 2006 in what proved to be a rather peculiar match. Not so much the way the Dutch lost. They deserved to lose, no doubt, as Portugal … Continue reading

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Val aan!

Well, the Dutch did get through, but not after a listless 2nd half which threatened to turn the situation the other way round. If Ivory Coast were to win, then it’s the Dutch facing the wrong end of the table,depending … Continue reading

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Germany 2006 – Is a Little Entertainment too Much to Ask?

After the Netherlands’ match last Sunday, I commented that the Dutch team played poorly and resolutely hoped that their performance will somehow be lifted when they face either Argentina or Cote’ d’Ivoire soon. Then further matches had other national teams playing akin to … Continue reading

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Holland – Inexperience at higher level shows

So the Netherlands did scrape a 1-0 win over a virtually revamped Serbia-Montenegro side which did not put away its chances and allowed the Dutch to breach their proud World Cup qualifiying record of having conceded just one goal in … Continue reading

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