Tag Archives: Soccer

World Cup Week 3 Wrap-Up: Who’ll Win It All?

by Michael Cree

We’re heading into the last week of World Cup. Anglophenia blogger Michael Cree dares to predict who’ll come out on top in the final July 11. – KW

World Cup Week 2 Wrap Up: France’s Shame, America’s Triumph

by Michael Cree

France bowed out in disgrace, but the U.S. pulled off an astonishing victory that sends them to the next round. Guest blogger Michael Cree wraps up the electrifying second week of the World Cup. – KW

World Cup Week 1 Wrap Up: Spain Gets Spanked

by Michael Cree

Guest blogger Michael Cree looks back at the first week of the World Cup. For more coverage of the tournament, go to BBC.com/sport. – KW

World Cup 2010 Preview: Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Coast, and Portugal

by Michael Cree

Does Brazil have a shot at extending its World Cup record to six trophies? And could the Ivory Coast be the first African team to win a title, fittingly in the first tournament hosted on African soil?

World Cup 2010 Preview: Spain, Switzerland, Honduras, and Chile

by Michael Cree

All bets are on Spain to win this year’s World Cup, with Switzerland, Honduras, and Chile jockeying for second place within the final group of the draw. Michael Cree predicts where the chips will fall.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Netherlands, Denmark, Japan, and Cameroon

This year’s Dutch team has what it takes to win it all. But could Denmark offer a formidable challenge? Michael Cree previews Group E in the tournament draw.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Italy, Paraguay, New Zealand and Slovakia

2006 World Cup champion Italy is back to defend their trophy. What are their chances for back-to-back titles? Guest blogger Michael Cree wades in.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Germany, Australia, Serbia, and Ghana

by Michael Cree

Germany enters the tournament with some real challenges. Can a strong Serbian team capitalize on their weaknesses?

World Cup 2010 Preview: England, USA, Slovenia, and Algeria

by Michael Cree

Who will prevail in this transatlantic rivalry between England and the U.S.?

World Cup 2010 Preview: South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, and France

by Michael Cree

The World Cup kicks off this Friday in South Africa, and guest blogger/soccer diehard Michael Cree will be here Monday through Thursday to give you an exclusive preview of the tournament’s biggest match-ups. Today, he provides ...