Tag: World Cup 2010

Match Day 6 – Cesc Sits As Spain Crash

The 2010 World Cup finally got underway a short while ago, with a decidedly more active match between Spain and Switzerland.  I think all football purists, whether they were pulling for either side or just wanting classic attacking football, were looking forward to seeing the Spanish maestros at work.  Well, we got half of what […]

Match Day 5 – Eboue!

I look forward to days like this.  I can honestly say “I only came to see Eboue”.  Match Day 5 saw Emmanuel Eboue’s Ivory Coast/Cote d’Ivoire men in orange take on the diving Ronaldo’s of Portugal in yet another goalless draw.  Seriously, Cote d’Ivoire and Portugal should not go without a goal between them.  In […]

Mixed Bag For Arsenal Stars On Match Day 1

Apologies for the delay in getting this posted.  Andy & I had a bit of a publishing mix-up.  Got it sorted & updates will be more timely going forward. ***** The history!  The pageantry!  The anticipation!  The crazy, vuvuzela-playing fans!  Sepp Blatter telling everyone we’re in South Africa!  Yes, the World Cup is upon us.  […]

Arsenal Squad World Cup 2010 Preview

Greetings, fellow Gooners. Welcome to the AFC Blog Arsenal Squad World Cup Preview.  We’ll do some quick hitters on all the Arsenal players involved in the upcoming World Cup to kick things off, and list each player by group and team so you can follow along.  As we move through the month-long tournament for the […]