Archive for June 14th, 2014

WC2014 Chile 3 – 1 Oztralia


Some chap unrelated to either Chile or the Land of Oz pokes his nose in.

Some chap unrelated to either Chile or the Land of Oz pokes his nose in.

After The Lord Mayor’s Show

After the fabulous goalfest that was Spain vs Holland, this felt a lot like a let down. Still it wasn’t a bad match and it gave everyone good match practice for staying up to watch tomorrow’s Engerland Italy showdown.  Chile will be happy with the win, but will wonder where their gameplan went after their second goal, while Oz will be rightly proud of their fightback but will feel they really should have got something (other than pride) out of the game.

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Archive for June 14th, 2014

WC2014 Spain 1 – 5 Holland


Bonk! That was a moment to rival his Goal of the Season first touch volley. Robin van Persie begins the psychic destruction of Iker Casillas.

Bonk! That was a moment to rival his Goal of the Season first touch volley. Robin van Persie begins the psychic destruction of Iker Casillas.

No One Expected The Spanish Inquisition

Wow! No, really, just Wow with capital letters and everything. You don’t normally expect this sort of thing at major tourneys, certainly not from the sides that played out such an ill-tempered dour World Cup Final in South Africa four years ago. And if that seems like a long time, it will feel like another universe ago to the Spanish this morning. For they were served a spanking that will be seared into their collective unconscious for generations to come.

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