The 10 most exciting players at the World Cup… for now

Yes, meet three of them

Ronaldo Kaka and Messi

Of course, a World Cup can make footballers, break footballers, or simply uncover magnificent attacking talent, and over the next few weeks one or two names will surely be introduced into the global vernacular.

In England [...]

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Betting News

Bet on David Villa for the World Cup Golden Boot

He shoots… he probably scores!

David Villa

Of course, much money will be thrown around during the World Cup, so The Spoiler is more than happy to accept decent betting advice from those in the know. Here’s what some friends of the site had to say about [...]

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World Cup Fever

World Cup Profile: Portugal

This looks about the gist of it


It’s time to have a little look at the gentlemen from Portugal. Can they win this thing? And who is their best ever? Read on to find out…

Form Guide

Regardless of this being just their fifth World Cup, Portugal have already [...]

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World Cup Fever

VOTE: Come on then, who’s going to win the World Cup?

Too soon to get excited about England?


Sporadically over the next few months, The Spoiler shall be running a poll to see who YOU think is going to run away with this year’s World Cup. A hunch suggests that the closer the nation comes to the competition, the more [...]

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Weekend preview: World Cup 2010 UEFA playoffs

Let’s get ready to rumble…


Ignoring England‘s ridiculous, money-spinning, injury-ravaged jaunt to Brazil; and the baffling decision to put the first friendly anyone might have given a toss about for ages firmly out of physical reach of the average fan, there are some actually important games going on this [...]

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Last night's action

The pick of Wednesday’s World Cup qualifiers

Goals you might not have seen yet

Japan absolutely malleted Togo last night, beating the 2006 World Cup finalists 5-0. Their second of the match was scored by Shinji Okazaka, one of the rising stars of Japanese football, with a cute back-heel.

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