Category Archives: Match Report

Holland v Uruguay

The first semi-final of this year’s tournament saw two sides who have been grabbing headlines of late clash in Cape Town. Holland were riding high after a surprise victory over Brazil, a result many did not expect. The Dutch squad … Continue reading

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Spain v Paraguay

Paraguay v Spain Vuvuzela Rating: 7.4 – Frequent use of that bloody YouTube button! A match predicted to be the most one sided quarter finals in World Cup history took place at Ellis Park on Saturday night. It pitted European … Continue reading

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Argentina vs Germany

Vuvuzela rating 7.5 – A surprisingly un-German energetic and exciting buzz. Have Germany ever been pre tournament favourites at a world cup? Every 4 years they turn up with no one tipping them for glory, almost perennially in transition, either with a generation of players … Continue reading

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Uruguay vs Ghana

Vuvuzela rating: 8.2 – The sound of a lot of noisy bees who support teams already knocked out of the World Cup and so are supporting Ghana instead. There were two narratives to this game; it was either an unbiased … Continue reading

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Netherlands v Brazil

Vuvuzela Rating: 7.5 – an impressive gathering of rusty food blenders. Oh good, it’s the Netherlands versus Brazil. A football-fest that will make many people with cataract problems go completely blind. Two teams – one of which is undoubtably the … Continue reading

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Italy v Slovakia

Vuvuzela Rating: 6.4 – Excitable Blasts. With such a weight of expectation upon the reigning world champions, Italy would be looking be looking to stamp their authority upon Slovakia to sure up their shaky campaign so far. Much like England … Continue reading

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Paraguay v New Zealand

Vuvuzela Rating: 1.6 Bored Drone Paraguay entered the final round of group games a top the group after their 2-0 victory over Slovakia. Meanwhile New Zealand, although fast becoming everyone’s favourite underdog team needed to continue their impressive results if … Continue reading

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