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Thoughts on Germany-Costa Rica

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Jurgen Klinsmann has taken lots of criticism for his attacking style and his decision to continue to live in California while managing the national team. . While the critics may continue to persist, Klinsmann’s Germany side scored 4 goals today … Continue reading

PICKS

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Blogger.com was down yesterday so I apologize for not getting this on the site until this morning June 24th Germany beats Paraguay Mexico beats Argentina June 25th England beats Poland Portugal beats Ivory Coast June 26th Italy beats Australia France … Continue reading

Rooney Cleared to play; Returns to Germany

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(Photo from Yahoo.com) A whole nation rejoiced when this picture was broadcast earlier today. Wayne Rooney has been declared fit and will play in Germany, though his status for Saturday’s opener versus Paraguay is still up in the air. With … Continue reading

GROUP H

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I must apologize since I have been busy the past few days I was not able to fully research Group H completely enough to be comfortable to do a full preview. However I do like the Ukraine and Spain to … Continue reading

Weekend lineup with announcing teams for ABC and ESPN2

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ALL GAMES AVAILIBLE IN HD FRIDAY JUNE 9TH 11:55 am Germany vs Costa Rica ESPN 2Dave O’Brien and Marcelo Balboa 2:55 pm Poland vs Ecuador ESPN2Adrian Healey and Tommy Smith SATURDAY JUNE 10TH 9 am England vs Pargauay ABCDave O’Brien … Continue reading

LA Galaxy Fire Former U.S. National Team Coach

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In an ironic move, former U.S. National Team defender and current LA Galaxy GM, Alexi Lalas fired his former U.S. Men’s National Team Coach, Steve Sampson. I guess winning the MLS Cup last year wasn’t enough for Sampson. Yes, the … Continue reading

Today’s World Cup features from around the web

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Yahoo Sports has a good feature on Eddie Johnson. How do you beat Brazil? SI’s Gabrielle Marcotti has some answers.

GROUP H PREVIEW

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France has experienced opposite extremes in the past two World Cup finals. In 1998 the French did double, both hosting the event and winning it. Two years later this the greatest generation of French Soccer won the European Championships. France … Continue reading

GROUP F PREVIEW

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Brazil is the only South American nation to have won a World Cup outside of the Americas with wins in 1958 and 2002. With World Champion coach Carlos Alberto Parreira back at the helm after stints in Major League Soccer … Continue reading

GROUP E: AN OVERVIEW OF THE USA’S OPPONENTS

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Will the USA advance or will we take a step back to our 1998 World Cup form? This question has troubled all of us since the draw was announced in December 2005, and we realized that the USA were to … Continue reading