World Cup

USA Pulls Off a Stunner; Stage 2 Please!

Persevering through yet another future-altering disallowed goal for the US, Landon Donovan finished the job in stoppage time to give the United States a 1-0 win over Algeria and a spot in Stage 2 of the Fifa World Cup.




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World Cup Match Results as of June 13

Here are the results of the matches so far.

Most notably, the USA tied ENGLAND 1-1, a serious disappointment for British fans everywhere.  The USA celebrates a success.

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England Shows Obama a Yellow Card



USA Defeats ENGLAND in FINAL:  2-1




UK Fueling Tension

The Times of London published a cartoon depicting U.S. President Barack Obama kicking a soccer ball, represented by the BP logo, and wearing a U.S. soccer jersey with some politically charged text.

The jersey Obama wears is possibly the most significant comment the piece makes.  It reads, “Sponsored by mid term elections inc.”

A majority of Americans were unhappy with Obama’s response to the BP oil spill crisis. In response, he took a strong stand against BP and demanded they step up in their… Continue reading