Category Archives: World Cup 2010

Five years later, Donovan goal still resonates as a turning point for soccer in the U.S.

Five years after Landon Donovan’s now famous finish against Algeria, the moment still resonates as one of the biggest turning points for soccer in the U.S. Continue reading »

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Morning Ticker: Paul the Octopus dies, Blackburn nears sale and more

Paul the Octopus, who baffled soccer fans with his ability to correctly pick the outcomes of World Cup games this summer, died in his tank Tuesday morning. He was 2 1/2 years old. According to a spokeswoman from the aquarium … Continue reading »

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A look back at the USA World Cup run

Photo by It's been a month since the World Cup ended for the U.S. men's national team, enough time to let the team's performance and all the ups and downs sink in. It's also enough time to take another … Continue reading »

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Afternoon Ticker: Odense BK eyeing Goodson, Gold Cup Final venue selected and more

  photo by By FRANCO PANIZO Clarence Goodson may become the next American Abroad to find a new club this summer, and Denmark could be his destination. Goodson is currently being targeted by Odense BK, which is reportedly in … Continue reading »

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Spain 1, Netherlands 0: A Look Back

Photo by It wasn't quite Good triumphing over Evil, but in some ways it felt that way. Spain joined the list of teams to win the World Cup and proved every bit the deserving champion after winning an ugly, … Continue reading »

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What did you think of Howard Webb’s World Cup final performance?

English referee Howard Webb set a record in Sunday's World Cup final by dishing out 15 cards, 14 yellows and one red. From the 15th minute on, when Webb showed a yellow card to Robin van Persie, he was quick … Continue reading »

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Who was on your World Cup Best XI?

Photo by With the 2010 World Cup now in the record books, it's time to think about the players who stood out the most during the tournament. Some of the picks for Best XI should be easy enough, such … Continue reading »

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Forlan wins Golden Ball as awards are handed out

  Diego Forlan may not have won a medal at the World Cup, but that doesn't mean he's going home empty handed. Forlan was awarded the Golden Ball for being the World Cup's best player as voted on by accredited … Continue reading »

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