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2010 World Cup Preview: Group F

Group F: Italy, Paraguay, Slovakia, New Zealand

The Lowdown

Reigning World Cup champions Italy head Group F alongside Paraguay, Slovakia, and New Zealand. The Italian side will look to win back-to-back World Cup titles, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished since Brazil did so back in 1958 and 1962.

Paraguay are becoming perennial World Cup participants and will also feature in Group F. After a disappointing first round exit in Germany, the Paraguayans will want to at least get out of this group.

They will be challenged by Slovakia, a team making their first World Cup appearance (first since the break-up of Czechoslovakia). New Zealand back at the tournament after a 28-year absence round out the teams in a quite appealing group.


What Should Happen

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Saturday Morning Kick-Off

Exciting weekend of football on tap and surely Roma-Inter and Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid top the list of big European fixtures. The World Cup however has been on my mind, making it tough to concentrate on the leagues across the world. In light of this enjoy this YouTube video of the BBC’s Best Goals of the 2006 World Cup. It’s fantastic stuff!

Anyone enough about that now, time to cover other happenings as well so let’s take you for a quick trip around the globe in today’s Morning Kick-Off. Continue reading

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